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    Default Any VPN (Virtual Private Network) users out there?

    Considering going to a VPN service to help protect my privacy? Any others out there doing the same thing that can give advice?
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    Im about to do it. Went through some computer stuff last month. Last step is setting up a VPN. Probably going Norton but going to check and see if my ISP has one or suggest one first.
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    Not sure about private use, but we use Cisco any connect at work, and its great


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    We use onre work and I use AVG at home. Worth the $3 easy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by reeltight View Post
    Im about to do it. Went through some computer stuff last month. Last step is setting up a VPN. Probably going Norton but going to check and see if my ISP has one or suggest one first.
    As a former employee of a ISP I'd advise against it. Reason being, if something changes and you switch internet providers it makes it that much more painful to switch. Go with a 3rd party that will work with any connection regardless of who's providing it. Just my .02 yen

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    The biggest issue is that unless your wireless is set up with higher speeds, you may see the speed loss. It may or may not be an issue for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billbuster84 View Post
    Not sure about private use, but we use Cisco any connect at work, and it’s great


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    Not the same thing they they are talking about. Your Cisco (AnyConnect I assume) VPN allows you to be on your work network from anywhere. They are looking for a solution to make their browsing/whatever on the internet more private.

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    I was using one on my main (non-work) computer. I found a lot of websites and services blocked me from getting to them because my range of VPN IPs was blacklisted.

    I still use one but it only for certain services.

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    I asked this same question directly to my computer guru just last week. He asked if I was doing or planned to do any shady shit online. The answer was no. He said- then save your 4 bucks a month...

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    Quote Originally Posted by JABIII View Post
    I asked this same question directly to my computer guru just last week. He asked if I was doing or planned to do any shady shit online. The answer was no. He said- then save your 4 bucks a month...
    Must be a smart feller.

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    Define shady shit
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck the Duck Slayer View Post
    Define shady shit
    Buying drugs via the interweb.

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    https://www.expressvpn.com/

    Not just for privacy as far as doing shady shit , but encrypts your data in transit making it harder for bad actors to steal your personal info. Especially valuable when accessing public wifi; hotels, airport, starbucks, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by everlast View Post
    https://www.expressvpn.com/

    Not just for privacy as far as doing shady shit , but encrypts your data in transit making it harder for bad actors to steal your personal info. Especially valuable when accessing public wifi; hotels, airport, starbucks, etc.
    Why would Channing Tatum want to steal someone’s personal information?

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    lmao. i guess magic mike 12 didn't pan out
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    I use the 1.1.1.1 app on my Android box that's hooked up to the TV, and I'll sometimes activate it on my phone.

    The app is free.

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