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What Is the Best VPN To Use?

I hear how we’re supposed be using VPN to make ourself secure. Does anyone have any suggestions as to which one to use?
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William braun

Comments: 9 Responses to “What Is the Best VPN To Use?”

    5 months ago

    I’ve used Cloak, Encrypt.me and NordVPN in the past. Most VPN services are offering the same thing, so the only thing that matters is if it seems to have a good Mac/iOS interface and if they offer a good deal. I switched to NordVPN just because I spotted a good 3-year deal.

    I’d love to hear which others people have used and found to work well with Mac/iOS.

    Joss
    5 months ago

    I use Viscosity as a 3rd party client: works great on macOS. A decent freeware alternative is Tunnelblick. Then all you need are the openvpn config files from your VPN provider, a little tunnel tweaking for smtp, if necessary, add a privacy-oriented DNS, and you’re good. As for good VPN providers, there’s a site called torrentfreak dot com—no, not a torrent/filesharing site, but a news site about these topics—, and they do an annual survey/Q&A with VPN providers. NordVPN, however, is A-OK.

    Peter T. Kulok
    5 months ago

    I use ExpressVPN for MacOS and iOS and think it’s great. Excellent features, fast, reasonable price. Very reliable.

    Jon Shearer
    5 months ago

    I’ve been using Ivacy for 2 years and have no complaints. They have several hundred servers around the world. They have a good feature set and the price is unbeatable.

    Whiskeysour
    5 months ago

    I am using Nord but not happy with Customer Support. It is strictly e-mail based and not immediate, therefore a problem can take 3 or 4 times with support to solve it.

    william braun
    4 months ago

    Has anyone had trouble streaming Netflix or Amazon Prime shows while using NordVPN?

    4 months ago

    william: It probably depends on which node your are connecting to. And it is probably more of a general problem with VPN than with just Nord. There are more hops for the video packets to go through until it gets to you with a VPN.

    William Braun
    4 months ago

    Are you concerned in signing up with Nord for 3 years that they may change their plans of throttle older customers as time goes by? I agree it is cheaper by far, but are you concern about being locked in for such a long time? There is a review by this Sparks guy who is really critical of Nord and recommends Tor. Any thoughts?

    4 months ago

    William: I’m not locked in. I can stop using them at any time. It was cheap enough to take a risk with the money I spent on the deal. But if I decide there is a better option, then I can just uninstall and switch to something else.

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