Good Information to Remember! **DB
Disturbing trends in the VPN industry
We have noticed a disturbing trend in the VPN industry. More and more VPN providers are promising an “anonymous” or “no logging” VPN service while providing minimal, or zero, transparency about how they actually handle your data. These so called “anonymous” VPN providers fall into two categories:
We aren’t the only ones who question the “anonymous” or “no logging” VPN providers:
[i]f someone tells you ‘you will be completely anonymous, [because] you’ll have VPN running all the time’, that’s a lie.
– SpiderOak, VPN, privacy and anonymity
…you have absolutely no way to know for sure how safe a “No logs” claim really is. Trusting your life to a no logs VPN service it is like gambling with your life in the Russian roulette
– Wipe Your Data, “No logs” EarthVPN user arrested after police finds logs
[a]nyone who runs a large enough IT infrastructure knows that running that infrastructure with ZERO logs is impossible.
– Spotflux, Debunking the Myths of VPN Service Providers
The “anonymous” or “no logging” VPN Providers have diverted privacy-conscious VPN users to focus on the false promise of anonymity instead of focusing on what really matters when choosing a VPN provider: transparency, trust, ease of use, performance and reliability. We hope dispelling some of these common myths will lead to a more transparent and frank discussion about privacy in the VPN industry and on the Internet in general. . . . .