The phrase in the title is a common trope that comes up when VPN services are discussed. While this statement is technically correct, it can be misleading, as it implies that all providers handle law enforcement requests and prepare for worst case scenarios similarly, so their conduct cannot be a differentiating factor when you evaluate them.Continue reading
Improving the standards in the VPN industry is an important part of our work. Here we cover recent developments, and make recommendations to others in the VPN space.
Trust is hard to build and telling the truth is a valuable habit to support this process. Trust is also easy to lose and telling lies (even white ones) is a fast way to diminish it.Continue reading
In the two previous posts in our series we have discussed even though mainstream VPN providers over-promise on their services, VPNs are useful and necessary tools for privacy protection. This third post looks beyond promises of VPNs to examine why and how sensitive data is accumulated of our lives, and what can we do about it.Continue reading
I’ve given everything away in the title. If you want better privacy online, use a VPN, but don’t expect perfect protection. Another blog post discussing the benefits of a VPN might feel unnecessary in 2020. Hundreds of companies give you thousands of reasons on why you need one, bombarding you through ads, flashy landing pages and YouTube shout-outs.Continue reading