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vpn choice
« on: August 11, 2018, 01:32:12 PM »
I'm thinking of trying a VPN.  Up to now, I've never used a VPN service.  I have avast AntiVirus installed on one system and avast offers their VPN service for only $1.99/mo, billed at $23.88/yr, and they offer slightly lower cost for subscribing for 2 or 3 years. And, it covers up to 5 devices (PC, Mac, Adroid, and iOS). So, the cost is low but a review at https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2420857,00.asp only gives it a 3-star, or Good, rating.  Just wondering whether anyone can comment on their experience with any of the VPN services.

I am under the impression one shortcoming of avast SecureLine VPN is a small number of servers/locations, compared to some of the other VPN services, and that fact could result is slower speeds than services running more servers at more locations.


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Re: vpn choice
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2018, 05:24:21 PM »
if you're thinking of just VPN'ing browser traffic, Opera comes with a free VPN built-in which I thought was OK until I stumbled upon this article; https://www.vpnanalysis.com/worst-vpns/