My VPN has “turned to the Dark Side” and is cooperating with the Five Eyes so I need a new one. It’s a shame too as I paid 40.00 for a lifetime sub. But i have been using it for 6 years so i guess i got my money’s worth…even tho, it’s not a “lifetime”. i am checking places i know for a “lifetime” one…So far nothing.
i have not been looking at VPNs at all but now i checked a few from this spreadsheet and it seems like 40 for 6 years is the deal of a lifetime, and its not like you cant use their service anymore, you just decided not to
maybe just go for a 3 year one? there is no guarantee they wont all just turn on you
im not really contributing i know i just felt like replying and this thread was a bit empty
Here’s a simple one…Your friend who lives in US sends you a link on YouTube for a video you JUST have to see. It’s so funny. You live in XYZ(Canada…or any other place) and you click on the link and see this, “The uploader has not made this video available in your country.”
OPPA GANGHAM STYLE. But seriously, actually reside in the US. I rarely run across a video being unavailable. Of the rare few that I do, one of the use cases usually results: 1. I really don’t mind and move on. Or 2. It’s an Aly & Fila FSOE episode that one of the songs they have included claims the video and locks it down. Which is hilarious because I can download the episode for FREE from iTunes (and keep it!).
Yes, If you use a VPN and connect to any of those countries…
"A commonly asked question is what the position is if someone uses a VPN provider in a country outside of the 5 / 9 / 14 Eyes jurisdiction. Then uses it to connect to a server in a country that IS within that jurisdiction, such as in the US or UK.
Without going into too much technical detail, there is some risk here. The FVEY country could subpoena the server provider for connection logs (or even perform its own monitoring of connections into and out of the server). However, if the VPN provider is taking the right security precautions on their infrastructure, the risk should be relatively small.
That said, people keen to minimize their exposure to the broad jurisdiction of these intelligence alliances should take the lowest-risk approach. That would be using a provider outside the 5 / 9 / 14 Eyes jurisdiction AND only connecting to servers outside of the jurisdiction."
I’ve used ExpressVPN before. I’m glad it had a good rating on that google list. I doubt there are any more lifetime subscriptions. And honestly, if they did, I would think it was a bait and switch strategy where they sell as many lifetime subscriptions as possible. Then when profits begin to sag, then sell the VPN information to get profit again.
I mean, if I payed monthly, the VPN would need to constantly do right by me if they want me to keep paying. Although, $99(or so) for 12 months is quite a bit…so that’s why I stopped. I’m sure I’ll get it again someday. But that NordVPN is looking good too. Never heard of SurfShark. Thanks for the list! Sorry I can’t help.
Yes, I think you worth the money, Now its time to change VPN.
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