Linked – ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

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“ProtonMail, the encrypted email created by CERN and MIT scientists, has released a new product in response to the administration’s roll back of Obama-era internet privacy rules. Starting today, you can try out the company’s VPN service, which was in beta testing by 10,000 initial users for a year, by getting it from the official ProtonVPN website. The great thing about it is that it has a free tier that’s free forever. It might not be as robust as the paid ones, but it still routes your connection through multiple encrypted tunnels in three countries.”

Between this and Opera’s built-in VPN, you really have no excuse to be sitting at Starbucks, the airport, or the hotel while you’re traveling using an unencrypted connection. These free options may not be the end all be all, but they’ll keep you much more secure, and as the article says, you can always pay for a more robust solution VPN solution!

https://www.engadget.com/2017/06/20/protonmail-releases-free-vpn-to-public/

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