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Question Which VPN do you guys use, and how well do you like it?

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BarkingGhostar

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I can say VPN.ac has been good from a support standpoint. Over the years I helped them figure out they had a bad card in a router a couple of times, but it wasn't their router but the intermediate company at the local annex. Very responsive and going back in forth with troubleshooting, but that impression may be skewed since I work in wide area networking
 

ch33zw1z

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How does the device limit work, if you put your VPN info into a router, specifically for VPN usage, preferably running 3rd-party (VPN-enabled) firmware? Since you can then connect any PC (or any number of PCs, really, more-or-less) to that router, and it will route / NAT over that VPN connection?

I actually recommend doing that, though I have no personal experienced doing so. That way, if you want to use a VPN, just plug your PC in, or switch Wifi SSIDs to the VPN router, and otherwise, connect to your "normal" router.
IMXP, PIA only sees this as one connection. I ran pfsense in a VM and hung an old router (as a WAP, with 3 ports left for switch) off it for about a year. Pfsense had an always on tunnel to PIA and all the traffic went thru it. It was fun, and little annoying to change servers and reverify the connection. I stopped doing it shortly after netflix started blocking it as a proxy connection
 

ch33zw1z

Lifer
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OP: I still use PIA, it works fine, only occasionally have a saturated server but switching to a different one seems to clear it up
 

WelshBloke

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edit: It seems I made a big mistake by not reading all of NordVPNs terms of service, specifically that they sell 107 different companies any and all data that they have about either you or your use of their services, i.e. which websites you visit, for how long, etc. Oh, and they hold themselves 100% not responsible for what these companies do with the data, which is 100% not okay with me. Link here: https://my.nordaccount.com/legal/terms-of-service/?utm_source=Campaign&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ToS-Update_N
So is this true or not? If not OP needs to edit their post again.
If its not true and its not changed then the post probably needs reporting.
 

Chiefcrowe

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I have not seen anything to that effect about them selling data since this post. I don't think that is true since I believe this would have been in the news.

So is this true or not? If not OP needs to edit their post again.
If its not true and its not changed then the post probably needs reporting.
 

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