As you might have noticed, there is a list circulating on the privacy related forums
recently regarding VPN providers:
Old chart (The author of the chart did not provide any credible info regarding his tests)
While this list might be useful to avoid some providers, it lacks (imho) key values like if the
announced locations are real locations and not fake Whois+GeoIP tricks, if the servers are
actual bare-bone servers with real internet providers and not cheap shared bandwidth
resellers, and of course who is the team behind the VPN company and how they respond
to critical security issues, privacy questions and "hard" questions regarding their service.
I want to make it an open discussion, where the members that submit their thoughts
"Why provider X is better than Air", where me, or other members, can explain why most of
the times this is a lie.
Since most of those providers oversell cheap VPS servers, and have GeoIP tricks with
fake whois (HMA/PureVPN/Ivacy are a good example) to show you 50+ countries
where in fact it is mostly NL/US location where you can put fake data in the IP, and open a
ticket to Maxmind to update the location. And here you go, a fake country is ready for the
gullible users to fall in.
I would like to make a discussion where every member can post a "feature" where they think
another provider is better, but as I explained, most of them only false advertize it in most cases.
The only thing I cannot put up on this challenge is the price, however, being in the hosting industry
I do know how much Air pays for their leased servers - this is not a cheap thing to run at all.
bad news than good one - I wanted to see more, but a fact is a fact...
Feel free to throw competitive names here, in a nicely manner, and I will try as much as possible
to show you why some points you believe in - are not exactly the way there are on this list.
You can also try and point out some improvement points for Air, based on that list, and if they
are interesting I am sure Staff can comment about them.