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Re: VPN Service
From: Jason Hellenthal <jhell () DataIX net>
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2012 00:05:36 -0500



On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 03:39:12AM +0000, haZard0us wrote:
Hello all,

I'm looking for a VPN provider to encrypt my communications. My main 
objective is to get secure communications while being able to search on 
the web, read and create content and, most of all, can get my IM/IRC 
traffic secure.

Most of all IRC & IM for a good majority of common services use SSL to
encrypt traffic. I don't know what you use for a IRC client but Irssi
has a -ssl connect/server switch to connect to those servers that have
it configured already and if they don't then you should take it up with
their operators. As for IM your traffic is subject to the operating
server either find a service that is encrypted or route it through Tor
but ultimately like others have pointed out, services like MSN, some
jabber servers etc... have be served with a warrant or other means to
get your traffic anyway.


Anyway to sum it up shortly, SSL is your best bet but limited to
policies of where your connecting.


Any suggestions?

I've seen some providers - like HideMyAss, SwissVPN, etc - and i'm 
looking for the best security with the lower price :)


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