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Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by HHTel » Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:32 am

Big Boy wrote:Publications such as Daily Mail are blocked for some ISPs e.g. I can't access Daily Mail.
Go into the sport section of the Daily Mail then you can access the rest of the paper except 'Home'

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Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by Big Boy » Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:35 am

No I can't - a white screen instead of the usual green though.
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Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by robcar » Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:59 am

I have used Hola for quite a while. Separate downloads for Firefox and Chrome as add-ons. Performs just like paid for software.

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Post by georgy » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:00 pm

Big Boy wrote:No I can't - a white screen instead of the usual green though.
Read it with Opera browser. You can set VPN mode there. Works excellent
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Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by Pagey » Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:07 pm

I forgot about Hola. I use that on my tv box to get UK tv programmes.
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Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by MrMercury » Sat Nov 26, 2016 3:12 pm

Windscribe is a good new VPN although a little sparse on worldwide servers on the free version but you can get up to 15 gb of data download with a tweet. https://windscribe.com

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Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by Homer » Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:47 am

I tried a few free VPNs. Switched to NordVPN for home and Android. The difference in speed and availability is night and day. You can take your choice of multiple servers in dozens of countries. Before connecting can you see the server load and latency. They have any servers dedicated to high speed media streaming.

Three day free trial. $3 a month right now (usually $4) for a year's commitment. Easy to setup. It uses the Open VPN Connect Android app with a file of server info downloaded from NordVPN. Also apps for windows, Mac, iOS, iPad.

Many places with WiFi for their customers block torrent traffic. I've yet to find one that couldn't be defeated by selecting a server outside of Thailand.

If you're concerned about security, NordVPN offers TOR over VPN, also Double VPN. It's hosted in a country that doesn't require such companies to monitor internet traffic, so there is nothing to subpoena.

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Re: RE: Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by mwbrown » Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:15 pm

georgy wrote:
Big Boy wrote:No I can't - a white screen instead of the usual green though.
Read it with Opera browser. You can set VPN mode there. Works excellent
I agree, the built-in VPN in the Opera browser is easy and much faster than the VPN service I used to pay for.

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Post by RCer » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:12 am

The search function will not allow a 3 letter search, ie VPN. So, can anyone suggest a good VPN? I'm wanting to watch motorsports from the US. I have no interest in team sports like football.


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Re: Current VPN

Post by RCer » Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:24 am

Thanks

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Re: Current VPN

Post by Nemesis64 » Tue Feb 28, 2017 5:08 pm

RCer wrote:The search function will not allow a 3 letter search, ie VPN. So, can anyone suggest a good VPN? I'm wanting to watch motorsports from the US. I have no interest in team sports like football.
Oh, sorry for the late reply. Not sure if you still have the need for a VPN but I'll answer it anyways. :/ Google is always at your disposal but I'll just name a few I know of. For decent VPNs, you can check out Ivacy, Express, Pure and Vypr. Decent server counts, 256 bit encryption and decent streaming speed. Make sure you connect to the closest possible region to make streaming/downloading faster. you're good to stream Motorsports as well as VoD like Netflix and Hulu etc (in most cases though, you'll have to have it configured through the support staff manually if you want to access Netflix outside of your region owing to Netflix's regional content policies)

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Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by Pagey » Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:34 pm

Anyone having problems with Hola ?

I've been watching ITVhub for a few weeks now by switching off Adblocker and setting Hola to the UK.

Since yesterday I can't access ITV so I tried Andrew Drummond and Daily Mail and I can't access them, instead I get the Thai error message saying Blocked even though Hola says I'm browsing from the UK.
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Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by HHTel » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:23 am

I know nothing about Hola. However, I use Betternet which is free and has been working fine for the last couple of months. It was recommended by Ginjaninja for which I thank him.

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Re: VPN Recommendations

Post by laser » Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:54 am

Pagey wrote:
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:34 pm
Anyone having problems with Hola ?
Hola users can have bigger problems than those you mentioned. It is an infamous and nasty piece, see for example http://adios-hola.org or search reddit.com for details.
However, the alternatives also should be treated with caution. A recent study covering the Android platform presents hard findings (http://blog.csiro.au/tinker-torrentor-s ... acy-alert/ with a link to the published study), and there's no reason to assume that the situation is much better on other platforms.

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