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Paul Crawford Silver badge

Re: Time to install a decent VPN

There are many VPN choices but not many that are good. As a general rule you need to:

(A) expect to pay real money, probably £3 - 10 per month for a usable service as otherwise they can't provide the bandwidth, servers, etc, without whoring you Facebook/Google style.

(B) always use a VPN provider in another country, that way your own gov has to make a real effort to get any data (e.g. a competent court order in that country).

(C) do your homework and check the T&C for logging and if you plan on using bit-torrent, etc.

There are some advertorial sites like which are useful, but remember they are tending to push the sponsors. Also some guidance like: as another list to consider.

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