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[–] ThatOnePrivacyGuy 1 points 47 points (+48|-1) ago 

Lots of wrong answers here. The correct answer is - it depends on your needs and threat model.

Filter that to your top 3-5 and go from there.


[–] NonsenseAbounds 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Why doesn't someone make a VPN that has everything green?

I'm new to this whole concept. Do you know where I can read more about it?


[–] ThatOnePrivacyGuy 0 points 20 points (+20|-0) ago 

I made a whole site about it

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[–] ThatOnePrivacyGuy 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Jurisdiction has to do with unlawful surveillance. If you don't want to be spied on, you have a better chance avoiding it when using a service based somewhere that doesn't have such deals with the country you live in.

Note that if a state level actor is targeting you specifically, its very unlikely this will make a difference in the long run.


[–] ThisIsntMe123 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

The whole 5 eyes or whatever number of eyes thing, doesn't make as much sense to me. It comes to whether or not you trust that they're not logging. If they're not, country of origin doesn't matter. Don't EU countries have mandatory data retention laws? A 3 letter agency has the option to legally request the logs of a VPN in a 5 eye, but if there are none, they get nothing. 3 letter would probably compromise the network and install things. That being said, do you think they'd respect country lines when compromising networks? Most of the non eyes countries wouldn't have the resources or clout to call out the country that hacked one of their VPN's. It'd be like candy from a baby.


[–] ThatOnePrivacyGuy 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Logs are only half the story. The crux of the argument is influence. If a service lies in a country that can be easily influenced by a state actor performing unlawful surveillance, logs or no logs, they can be influenced to secretly start keeping them or even just monitor (real time data collection for immediate or short term use) as opposed to logging (storing of data for long term use and record-keeping).

If you are being targeted specifically by such a country, it likely will not matter where you are located.


[–] grandusalenius 1 points 0 points (+1|-1) ago 

Probably you have been asked this a thousand times, but you now of any vpn that still works with netflix region restrictions?


[–] ThatOnePrivacyGuy 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

That's something I don't track intentionally. If I did, Netflix could use my research against their users, sadly.


[–] MarkTheNerd 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Just get Kodi and Exodus.


[–] HamsterSlayer 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Mine seems to be hit or miss. Sometimes it works fine, other times it doesn't. Probably has to do with the age of the IPs being used at any given time. When that happens I normally just disconnect, but I'm sure if you hopped through servers you could find one that works.