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10-11-2019, 00:29   #46
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Honestly, how do people trust VPNs? Sure, if you don't mind some random person / company literally being able to access all your data then fine.

VPN in this sense is just a glorified proxy. The VPN provider can see all your traffic, and do with it what they want - including logging.

Anyone with half a bit of common sense wouldn't use it, but sure if it enables you to watch what you want on the iPlayer.......

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10-11-2019, 00:42   #47
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Honestly, how do people trust VPNs? Sure, if you don't mind some random person / company literally being able to access all your data then fine.

VPN in this sense is just a glorified proxy. The VPN provider can see all your traffic, and do with it what they want - including logging.

Anyone with half a bit of common sense wouldn't use it, but sure if it enables you to watch what you want on the iPlayer.......
The only thing they log from me is what I watch on firestick..... Which is a very strange but boring mix. I do concur that I wouldn't be sending all my regular traffic through one.
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Honestly, how do people trust VPNs? Sure, if you don't mind some random person / company literally being able to access all your data then fine.

VPN in this sense is just a glorified proxy. The VPN provider can see all your traffic, and do with it what they want - including logging.

Anyone with half a bit of common sense wouldn't use it, but sure if it enables you to watch what you want on the iPlayer.......
Oh no, they'll log me watching MOTD tonight, what ever shall I do...

I won't logging in to check my bank details via a VPN.
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10-11-2019, 00:52   #49
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Oh no, they'll log me watching MOTD tonight, what ever shall I do...

I won't logging in to check my bank details via a VPN.
It's not your bank details they are after.
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10-11-2019, 00:52   #50
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How reliable is this for getting onto Netflixes or other streaming services through a laptop?
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10-11-2019, 00:58   #51
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It's not your bank details they are after.
I understand your point, merely saying I'll basically be using it for accessing the likes of the iplayer and then disconnecting when done.
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10-11-2019, 01:00   #52
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Got it working in the end. Seems OK for iPlayer so far. Lagged out once or twice but nothing that made it unusable.
Will try out US Netflix tomorrow.

Bargain if it stays stable.
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Any idea which server for channel 4, or is that possible.
Channel 4 is not geo locked for people in Ireland. You just have to sign up using fb or your email to get access
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Can anyone confirm please if this works fine for Netflix, thats primarily what I'd be getting it for.
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10-11-2019, 08:07   #55
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Can anyone confirm please if this works fine for Netflix, thats primarily what I'd be getting it for.
Worked for me - Netflix US on a Nvidia Shield box.
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10-11-2019, 08:20   #56
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which version do you download for firestick also i have a chromebook which one do i download for that cheers

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The public page is somewhat sparsely populated with technical info. Is there an OpenVPN endpoint support?
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10-11-2019, 09:23   #58
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Not sure it answers your question but there's a good bit about OpenVPN in this review
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10-11-2019, 09:38   #59
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Worked for me - Netflix US on a Nvidia Shield box.
How do you access the US Netflix.
I bought this offer of the VPN last night and tried logging into my Netflix account and it just seems the same as before. Do I need to download a different Netflix app or something?
I'm using an Android TV box.
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I understand your point, merely saying I'll basically be using it for accessing the likes of the iplayer and then disconnecting when done.
Good idea!

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The Privacy Policy gives a general description of personal data which might be collected when you visit the website or use KeepSolid's apps. These include IP addresses; device name, code, manufacturer and language; time zone, connection time and wifi network name; and the total amount of traffic for each session, along with session dates.

A quick check of our VPN Unlimited web console revealed a little more identifying information. A Devices console didn't just record that we had connected from a Windows 10 system, for instance. It also stored both the computer name and even the name of our Windows user account. If there's no logging of activity, that can't help anyone connect an internet action to your account, but we're still a little uncomfortable about a third party holding that level of information about our devices

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