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vpntunnel and I notice no hit depending on which location I go through. At worst it cuts my speed to 3/4.
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If they want to monitor you, they can and will, a vpn won't stop them. Trust. You should research some of the ways they can monitor you, might surprise you.

Do you mind posting some sources? A properly configured VPN should not be vulnerable to attack or snooping, at least as far as I know.
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vpntunnel and I notice no hit depending on which location I go through. At worst it cuts my speed to 3/4.

What speed do you have? I don't want to get a 100 mbps connection and be limited to 10 - 15 mbps with a vpn.

Also, can I set the VPN to work on one computer but leave it disabled on the others? I don't care if everyone in the world knows I game...and I never DL stuff on that PC
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Also, can I set the VPN to work on one computer but leave it disabled on the others? I don't care if everyone in the world knows I game...and I never DL stuff on that PC

Yes, you can do VPNs in software, in which case it will be on a per-computer basis. It can also be quickly activated and deactivated.
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Do any of you guys use a VPN? Which and how is the speed hit?

You can always rent a server and setup your own VPN. I have a personal VPN that is 50/50.
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post #16 of 25
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Do you mind posting some sources? A properly configured VPN should not be vulnerable to attack or snooping, at least as far as I know.

there was a thread about this very subject here on ocn recently involving the three strikes and someone asking about almost exactly what the op is asking.

btw i have 30/5 with comcast and i consistently get that except on slower servers where i'm at 500k-800k download, regular browsing only slightly impacted.

edit: search function my good sir, ocn is full of insightful discussion on this subject in regards to anonymity, six strikes, protecting yourself, etc.
Edited by DirkDaring - 4/6/13 at 2:31pm
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Searches on forums are terrible. But I will try again.
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Originally Posted by DirkDaring View Post

there was a thread about this very subject here on ocn recently involving the three strikes and someone asking about almost exactly what the op is asking.

btw i have 30/5 with comcast and i consistently get that except on slower servers where i'm at 500k-800k download, regular browsing only slightly impacted.

edit: search function my good sir, ocn is full of insightful discussion on this subject in regards to anonymity, six strikes, protecting yourself, etc.

Do you have a link for this - I can't find it using search. Thanks
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Reading some of the threads on how gamers are getting strikes for downloading mods and such makes me want to just say screw it...can't say that an extra 80 mbps is worth having to dodge this crap all the time. Having to put a VPN on everything I do and taking a hit to my speed (and wallet), again...is it even worth it
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