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Old 04-07-2014, 11:33 AM
 
Location: northwest Illinois
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Not really. You are sending all of your traffic through the VPN, and you have no idea who's behind it.

The VPN provider knows who you are (what IP you are connecting with, and where you are going at least), and could be tracking all of your traffic and funneling all of that info back to anyone (or using it for them selves).

There's absolutely nothing to stop the NSA from starting a free (or paid) VPN service (or hundreds of them) and monitoring all of the data that flows through it.
True, but there ARE vpn services which do NOT retain your information if you care to check.
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Old 04-07-2014, 02:26 PM
 
Location: Texas
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They'll tell you what you want to hear but will they do as they claim?

You're putting too much faith on the third party.
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:13 PM
 
Location: northwest Illinois
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They'll tell you what you want to hear but will they do as they claim?

You're putting too much faith on the third party.
Maybe, but it's worked rather well up to this point.
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:25 PM
 
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Maybe, but it's worked rather well up to this point.
Ok, how do you know that? They can keep record that nobody know a thing about.
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Old 04-09-2014, 06:27 PM
 
Location: northwest Illinois
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Ok, how do you know that? They can keep record that nobody know a thing about.
Like I said it works well for ME, and I did my homework first.
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