VPN choice

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Created: 2 years and 10 months ago • Updated: 2 years and 10 months ago
Hi,
looking for a VPN for low-to-medium data usage. Our country ISPs are about to be forced to provide any traffic info on any user without judical permissions etc. and well.. not all of us like this idea. Been going through the following (and many others):
- https://www.frootvpn.com
- https://www.privateinternetaccess.com
- https://www.surfeasy.com
- https://www.privatetunnel.com

Also, found this as recommended while looking it up on prism-break.org :
https://help.riseup.net/en
but considering that it's both free and hosted in US, all that privacy thing turns obscure IMO...

Any experiences with those? Or maybe anyone might advice an alternative to use?
Tried to find a VPN provider from Switzerland, but encountered none without huge complaints on their services.

(Judging from previous posts - I'm not interested in switching to TAILS. Aaaand I'd rather avoid TOR, guess it's under stricter surveillance/services are more focused on it atm than it seems.)

Since the DDG itself is a privacy-oriented community, any staff-written official (or private) statement (didn't notice a single one posted before - might've missed something, though) would be much appreciated.

Thanks for help!

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anonymous
If it's not listed on prism-break, usually it's not a good choice. Guys of prism-break are quite strict so the softwares/services listed there are always what I choose. There's the Autistici/Inventati VPN, but they say it's shouldn't be for intense and frequent use, because of their limited resources. The Riseup one seems the last choice, but as you said is USA hosted... the fact it's free shouldn't worry you in this case anyway.
If you happen to find a VPN that is conform to their Project Inclusion Guidelines (https://github.com/nylira/prism-break) please tell them.
posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 10 months ago Link
Prefix
To be honest, almost nothing is listed on prism-break (2 services only?). That would mean either they didn't have time to examine other providers (seems realistic- there's plenty of them, after all) or there are no reliable VPNs (which sounds unlikely).
Will let them know after a bit of my own research on airvpn and any other seemingly safe VPN I happen to find.
posted by Prefix Translation Manager2 years and 10 months ago Link
anonymous
Both reasons. Don't expect many VPN services to really respect your privacy, but for sure they didn't check everything.
posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 10 months ago Link
dd721411
Have you considered AIRVPN? See more: https://airvpn.org/
posted by dd721411 2 years and 10 months ago Link
Prefix
Didn't think about it. Provided that they live up to own policy promises, looks good! Thanks!
posted by Prefix Translation Manager2 years and 10 months ago Link
dd721411
You're welcome. Hope it suits your needs.
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posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 10 months ago
Prefix
This might be worth reading too:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1...
posted by Prefix Translation Manager2 years and 10 months ago Link