Opera’s baked in VPN is NOT a good solution for your privacy!

Written May 27, 2016

The news recently dropped that Opera will begin bundling a VPN into the beta version of their browser. This was met with cheers and positive articles from many tech blogs and subs all over Reddit. I’ve been trying to leave comments to provide this information, but figured it might be easier to put it all in a thread.

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The story of how a certain VPN company tried bribing me.

Written May 24, 2016

Note: This was originally posted on reddit, but is now being posted on my site.

Early on, my VPN Comparison project had evoked reactions of admiration from some, and anywhere between annoyance and vitriol from others. The latter usually took the form of companies on the list who didn’t like that I made evident certain policies or who noticed that they don’t compare favorably. For the last couple of months, every now and again, I’ll get messaged by some throwaway account with vague threats or angry rambling trying to discredit me. This has made me extra cautious as I check messages – anyone could be sending anything and (as you are probably already aware people are often not who they claim to be online).

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