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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?
William braun

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

    2 years ago

    I’ve used Cloak, 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.

    2 years 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
    2 years ago

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

    Jon Shearer
    2 years 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.

    2 years 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
    2 years ago

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

    2 years 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
    2 years 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?

    2 years 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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