What private VPN would you recommend?

Looking for tool recommendations to keep data safe from the prying eyes of ISVs.
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    TunnelBear

    Secure your data and hide your IP address behind a bear.

    Andy RosicFounder, Gamer, Growth Hacker · Written
    I've got two mac minis, a macbook, two iphones, an ipad, and an android in the house. They all run TunnelBear seamlessly and easily. Even my kids know how to turn it on. For that, plus the low price ($50/year/5 devices), it's amazing.
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    Emily KrauseEvents & Projects Specialist, OneEleven · Written
    I use TunnelBear on my desktop and mobile. Amazing interface, incredible support team PLUS they're passionate about improving privacy and security globally which is key.
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    Aaron KazahSoftware Developer and Anime Enthusiast. · Written
    I'd recommend TunnelBear.
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    • A great VPN that takes it's security seriously but the monthly pricing is overly expensive with no justification other than to make the yearly plan look better.

    • Ben MunsonDesign Director at Stop, Breath & Think

      VPNs are not as secure as we think. Be careful using passwords and other identifiable information through companies that may not have the same security interests as you do.

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    Private Internet Access

    $40/yr VPN w/ unlimited bandwidth & worldwide gateways

    Luca Demian16 Year Old Founder @ collabster · Written
    Has always been reliable for me with very good policies and a fair price.
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    @ChuckReynoldsbuild & track websites. cofounder Vuurr · Edited
    So far I still use and recommend PIA. Their security encryption and handshakes are already good but they also allow you to turn that up a dial if you're really serious. It's good for torrenting and they don't log any data. Lots of servers to connect to and can auto-enable it on mac login or on/off as you please. Also for reference and to do your own research - I present the best VPN comparison list ever made: https://docs.google.com/spreadsh...
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    Matt RosenbergPR + Comms Manager, Wix.com · Written
    The price is great and it's easy to install. Stays constantly on my Android work phone without problem and almost always on my personal iPhone. Only real downside is that it isn't the "prettiest" but that's not important.
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    NordVPN

    The sexiest Mac app for VPN

    Jon BalesWeb Developer · Written
    - Not part of Fourteen Eyes - Not an Enemy of the Internet No logging of: - traffic - DNS requests - timestamps - bandwidth - IP addresses Leak protection, OpenVPN, multihop, obfsproxy, etc! Accepts Bitcoin
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    sekoSoftware Developer, Sleepy Bug Studio · Written
    Works pretty good and have a cheap 2 year plan.
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    Can definitely recommend Nord. Lovely UI across all platforms, and their servers are fast.
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    Cloak 3.0

    A VPN for iOS. Browse safely on public WiFi.

    Cloak is my personal favorite. Only available on Mac/iOS/iPad. Super easy to use. You can also set it to auto protect you if it detects an insecure network. I like that I can use the same account for both my laptop and my iPhone. I generally use it when I travel. You can either have an unlimited subscription or buy passes only for when you need it.
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    Lachlan Campbell11Hack Club design/JS—HS 🎓—they/them—🌈 · Written
    Cloak is just the best. I love the automatic switching on/off, so when I'm on an insecure network (like my school's) it just switches on, circumvents the internet filter, and encrypts my traffic. The iOS app is super easy too 💯
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    Kate52Head of Social @ GitHub · Written
    Cloak is effortless (A+ UX) and boasts an amazing UI. The way it automatically switches on makes security a part of my everyday life (take that, data-sellers!). All of my Apple devices are united under my account and protected, just like 1Password. Can't imagine life without it.
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    Opera VPN for iOS

    Free unlimited ad blocking VPN browser

    Jarod StewartSr. Software Engineer, Yonomi · Written
    The only caveat to opera is that it is owned by a Chinese company?
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    Sunil Neurgaonkar10Genius-Nerd-Entrepreneur-Philanthropist · Written
    I love Opera VPN. Simple service and cutting the crap aside. They have an android version too! It's an awesome tool for mobile devices.
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    Niv Dror14VC at Shrug Capital · Written
    I really like Opera in general, and their free unlimited VPN on iOS is 💯
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  6. Greg Cavanaugh McClureex-Rocket Scientist, now AI System · Written
    Love how it "blocks" internet traffic when there's an interruption of the IP connection. Then it safely resumes! There are many sources for a secure connection outside the US as well.
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    I have used a number of VPN platform with various levels of success but Express VPN has always been solid, it runs on all of my devices and computers and is simple and trouble free, I don't even have to think about it. Most importantly, if there's a connection problem it does not leave your connection exposed the way that many many of the products I have used previously do.
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    Dimitar NajdenovMarketing, doXteam · Written
    Cheap and very reliable !
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  7. Sunil Neurgaonkar10Genius-Nerd-Entrepreneur-Philanthropist · Written
    I use Betternet for my laptop as Opera VPN is not available for laptops. Betternet provides only 2 servers that is US and UK but fulfill my needs. They have a paid plan too which has other servers.
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  8. Easy to use, great interface, competitive price. multi-platform, unlimited server switching, unlimited data transfer.
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    Indeed. Ivacy is the best VPN I have used so far.
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    Best VPN i have ever used, Simple and interactive UI, Good speed and different purpose help he easily unblock the content
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  9. Christopher LeachProgrammer and Student · Written
    One stop shop to find out how to stay private on the internet. EDIT: I added this as a recommendation because I saw a lot of US and other certain countries based VPN's. These VPN's could be gag ordered and data mined. I would suggest choosing a VPN outside of these places.
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    SaferVPN

    Fastest and simplest VPN for all devices

    SaferVPN has all kinds of plans, I tend to use them.
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    Yeah, it's fast and steady
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  11. Floris van EckAR/VR Researcher · Written
    Company behind it has a solid reputation and the service is very thrustworthy
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  12. David SenateHead of Projects and Developments Center · Written
    VPN based in Italy (outside the US), use encryption, accept Bitcoin, support OpenVPN and have a no logging policy
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  13. They are pretty good, stable and works on any devices (Mac, Linux, Windows)
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  14. Benjamin DelespierreHey, I'm a developper! · Written
    VyprVPN is the only one I used. It ain't cheap but delivers great values with unparalleled internet speed and really painless UI. The ease of use is a big plus.
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  15. Adam EngebretsonSenior Application Developer · Written
    If you don't mind self-hosting it, Pritunl is an exceptional tool for managing multiple OpenVPN servers. It's dead-simple to install and configure!
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    Mark ZajacPeek my curiosity and be rewarded! · Written
    I like that it has scripts for DO and AWS. Bonus!
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    Privacy.com

    Get a new virtual card for every transaction

    Daniel GreenbergMaking weird internet · Written
    While this is not a VPN, it acts the same way but for more important information (PAYMENT INFO) Plus it is free
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    • Chad WhitakerProduct Designer at Product Hunt 👋

      Privacy.com is perfect for free trials. No more setting a calendar reminder to cancel your account.

      Just create a burner card with a $1 limit, and the whole cancellation process will work itself out. 😬

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    • I really recommend this for everyone. This is how online payments should be - easy to checkout, automatic notifications on spend, easy to close down cards, and they're starting to give cashback!

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    Tunnello VPN

    Fast VPN that unblocks internet and protects your privacy

    Chrome extension. Dead simple
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  18. Jeffrey WymanAt the intersection of Tech and Business · Written
    I've been using this for a couple months now, works great across devices!
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  19. Ben HensonWeb Developer · Written
    Compare them all, make your own choice.
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  20. Mantas GudauskasPerformance marketing at iProspect · Written
    Using this VPN service for half a year. Like the simplicity of it. Also it is available for many devices not only Mac/PC.
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