I've been using ProXPN for a couple years now because I picked up a lifetime subscription for pretty cheap. Today when I went to connect it just flat out didn't work. I tried to check their site to see if there was some issue with the service I didn't already know about (I already know about a LOT of them since their service is pretty much garbage), and I find their "knowledge base" is erroring out and their Twitter account has been suspended.
Short story long, any recommendations on a VPN?
@mike I've had a lot of luck with ProtonVPN, and my friend has had a lot of luck with ExpressVPN, I'd recommend checking those out!
@mike I am very happy with my protonvpn service. Haven't had any issues since 2018...
@mike Always best to set up your own. Pick a VPS provider with a good track record who respects privacy and set up Pritunl(Or do it by hand if you want) there. Could be done in 30 minutes or less even.
@mike I got Windscribe on a lifetime deal a few years ago and I love it.
@mike I like IVPN because they have this adblocking feature at the network level. Good to have for your mobile phones (they have apps for iOS and Android)
@mike ProtonVPN is my vote
@mike IVPN and Mullvad are both excellent; they offer good network speeds, modern connection protocols, and seem dedicated to protecting your privacy.
If you’re trying to get around geo blocking for streaming services ExpressVPN is the way to go :)
@mike Using ExpressVPN, it's quite good, I had no problem unlocking YT/Netflix videos, but back then I didn't know about Mullvad, so when it's time to renew I'll try M.
@mike I've used PIA for quite a while now, and it's been great. Also, they recently added Wireguard support.
@mike Mullvad or ProtonVPN
@mike I’d also add a vote for ProtonVPN.
@mike Set up your own VPN. Algo - https://github.com/trailofbits/algo. Here's why - https://blog.trailofbits.com/2016/12/12/meet-algo-the-vpn-that-works/
@mike Both ProtonVPN and Private Internet Access are good. Especially if you like zero logs.
@mike Mullvad 👍
@mike I use iVPN. Seems reliable and quick (and Open Source) and I've no complaints. Used Mullvad in past and would recommend that as well. I found ProtonVPN to be a bit sluggish but loads of people love it.
@mike I'm using Mullvad right now, at least until Surfshark also offers Wireguard.
@mike I have been using proton VPN without any issue, but I prefer Mullvad because they support wireguard
OMG! I didn't know that...
@mike Been using ExpressVpn for a while as I was living in a country that blocked a fair bit of the internet. When they were blocked they usually managed to bust past the firewall but sometimes took a couple of days.
Could always set up your own on a server somewhere. Depends a little on what you want the VPN to do.
@mike check out protonVPN.
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