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 Post subject: VPN
PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:59 am 
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Any opinion of Windscribe free VPN. ?

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 Post subject: Re: VPN
PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:28 pm 
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For what? What are you using the VPN for?

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 Post subject: Re: VPN
PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:39 pm 
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Nothing underhanded.
Just a bit more security at Coffee shop WIFI hotspots and some privacy protection at work.
If I need to respond to an email from my phone via WIFI, Sometimes I need to insure it is private.
Indeed.. I would prefer some sites I visit to not be known. No pron or illegal stuff.

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 Post subject: Re: VPN
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:56 pm 
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Just use Tor, all VPNs are inherently backdoored by the NSA et al.


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 Post subject: Re: VPN
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:29 pm 
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Yeah I mean your first step is NOT using *ANY* public wifi lol... Get 4G on Verizon and call it a day ;)

But I have my own private VPN back to my 1G fiber where the TBT server is housed...

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 Post subject: Re: VPN
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:48 pm 
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I understand about WLAN being the best choice, but that wont happen for me.
I am not getting 4g or 3g or 2g for that matter.
I can't afford the monthly expense. Especially when I am about to change jobs for probably less money. I'm not making much now. I don't even have cable TV.

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 Post subject: Re: VPN
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:57 pm 
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If Tor is Linux, it is not happening for me.

I am looking at FREE VPN. Any recommendations or experience?

Must run with Windows 7 and Android if possible.
I am not concerned with huge file transfers or blazing speed.
Just some level of security so I can type an email to a new job prospect or to my therapist without concern that my boss or someone else will intercept it.

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 Post subject: Re: VPN
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:58 pm 
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I don't care if the NSA knows I am job hunting.

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 Post subject: Re: VPN
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:53 pm 
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You can run Tor in windows, don’t know about android.

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 Post subject: Re: VPN
PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:10 am 
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From what I have read Tor will mask your IP but does not have any encryption.
So if I understand Tor will prevent others across the room in the hotspot from knowing my IP or location, but they could still read everything I type.

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Tor provides anonymity and privacy by hiding where your Internet traffic is going and where it came from, but users must protect the security of their traffic by using encryption. ------------The point is that users who want to be safe need to be encrypting their traffic, whether they're using Tor or not.

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