Which VPN service would you recommend?

stylor

I was looking at either OkayFreedom or Hotspot Shield Elite for a VPN service. Does anyone have experience with them, and if so, which VPN service would you recommend?

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jimlynch
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Here's a look at 5 VPN services that you might find helpful:

Five VPN Services You Should Know About
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2403388,00.asp

"When people hear VPN (Virtual Private Network), they generally think about work, and how they have to use a VPN client to log on and check their email or access other applications. They know that using VPN prevents snoops from eavesdropping on their work-related online activity when connecting to the Internet from the airport, hotel, or coffeeshop. But they may not realize that it's possible to get that level of security to protect their data when surfing the Web on non-work issued devices.

Enter VPN services. These services make setting up and using a VPN hassle-free on practically any platform. The price is also reasonable, with monthly and annual subscriptions. Some services are even more flexible, offering free versions or day-by-day plans."

ttopp
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I like to use OkayFreedom for my personal VPN, and like the way it will automatically change my IP address to keep my activity private, but it probably wouldn't be my first choice for business use.  Here is an article that tells you a little about it, as well as a couple of alternatives.  Oh yeah, and OkayFreedom is free, so you can give it a try and see how you like it without putting any dollars on the table.  http://top-vpn-options.articles.r-tt.com/

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I've been using ivpn.net which works great for me. Pretty cheap and multiple connections are allowed from the same IP.

johnnash
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I suggest you go for paid service because paid service give good encryption. I recommend you to use Pure VPN. I am using it for almost 1 year now. This software is very easy to use. The price is really competitive and the service has been great. I would highly recommend it. 

none
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Hi,

 

You may want to compare vpn services to find the best vpn provider for yourself, look at amount of servers, server locations, payment options etc.

 

Try http://www.vpncompare.co.uk for imparial comparison of VPN services and reviews.

Dr. Rose
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I didn't get a chance to try those providers and give feedback however to make sure that you are using a reliable, secure and features-packed VPN client, here are a few tips on how to look for one:

check out the reviews for different VPN services: Go online and check out the reviews for different VPN services. Make a comparison of the features, costs, security, speed, bandwidth, server location and connectivity protocol. By doing your research beforehand, you can narrow down your options to two or three VPN service providers before making a final decision.

Learn about logging policies of the VPN provider before signing up: It is important to find providers with minimum logging policies as it's the only way against modern surveillance technology. If you are doubtful about the security measures that they take to protect your data. Check on their logging policies before signing up.

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