Most “Free” VPN Apps Secretly Owned by China

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Lots of people trust Virtual Private Network apps to protect their privacy, but they seldom ask who made them—an investigation by suggests that they should.

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Caveat emptor…



This article is more useful.

I use Private Internet Access as needed.

And in particular by the PLA and MSS

I’m not sure I should trust a site that makes money via affiliate links. That’s like all those mattress review sites. Some of them are now outright owned by the very mattress companies they review.

A few years ago, Ars Technica tried to write their own top VPN list and failed because how difficult that task is. They ended up explaining what a VPN can and cannot do for you.

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