Winston internet privacy thingamajig

uncannymanny

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I use a VPN, but it’s frequently annoying (connection speed, is it on, etc). I’ve seen this crowdfunding campaign several times and wonder if anyone has opinions on it. The price is kind of steep, but if the protection is as advertised, it’s probably worth it over a VPN.

 

Couperin47

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It's the perfect solution for Apple computer users: if you don't have the faintest idea how the Internet works you can believe all the claims for this device.

There are so many falsehoods in their marketing it's not worth even starting to explain, but this forum highlights just some of the reasons why it can't ever possibly do all they claim:

https://forum.netgate.com/topic/143609/winston-privacy-device-which-technology/7

Note, they try to answer some of the objections to the concept in there, but not very successfully.....
 

uncannymanny

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Thank you, this is perfect. I’m still learning about this end of internet communications. The “too good to be true” adage brought me here to get more info.