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Get a VPN they said. Maybe just plug one big hole? (DNS)

Apr 2, 2018 8:17PM PDT

There's a new DNS in town at 1.1.1.1. Which will roll out this Thursday.

We already know about 8.8.8.8 which is Google's DNS but it's not encrypted (if you know otherwise, share more.) So this will be a nice step in the right direction.

Read https://www.wired.com/story/new-encryption-service-adds-privacy-protection-for-web-browsing/

But what about a VPN? I thought I had an OK one and the CNET Cheapskate had a deal but it turns out they keep logs. More:
"It turns out that VPN companies such as PureVPN, HideMyAss, Hotspot Shield and VPN Unlimited and others (26 so far) are indeed tracking you.

Read more at https://www.dailydot.com/debug/top-vpns-tracking-behavior/

"PureVPN, for example, claims that at the top of its privacy policy page that "we do not monitor user activity nor do we keep any logs." Yet it goes on to admit on that same page that it logs each user's connection time and bandwidth and, by implication, Internet Protocol (IP) address."
https://www.tomsguide.com/us/vpn-logging-survey,news-26866.html

Seems we have to find another option here than a VPN"

So that deal on VPN Unlimited isn't such a deal after all. Back again to do more research for another one.

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