Advice Request Do you trust your VPN service 100% ?

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Do you trust your VPN service 100% ?

  • Yes

    Votes: 17 41.5%
  • No

    Votes: 13 31.7%
  • I do not use a VPN service

    Votes: 11 26.8%

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Staff Member
Jan 8, 2011
No longer using a VPN service, although they are useful in certain circumstances. I don't find them particularly good to use for general use, unless you're a journalist behind a censored net, or heavily monitored network.

Additionally, as I recently discovered, if one service is blocked, there is always another service available.


Level 11
Top Poster
Sep 28, 2015
No, I'd never fully trust a VPN. Heck, people get cheated on by their partners after 30 years of marriage.

Of course, I use VPN services, but I'm always aware of possible limits.

Warrant canaries are useless. The authorities will put a gag order on the vpn not to disclose the investigation.

@Zero Knowledge: Are you sure you understood the canary concept fully? Gag orders are the very reason it's been implemented in the first place.


Level 2
Jan 14, 2017
You should never trust your VPN provider (or anyone for that matter) 100%. NSLs, Gag orders, data collection, malicious use of information from staff, selling data to 3rd parties, server compromises, etc. Anything can happen.
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