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  # 1777416 7-May-2017 21:24
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@PhantonNVD that's exactly the behaviour seen in previous instances. Someone creates a post, let a few old user reply and after a week a new user comes in and... spam.

 

We have been running this forum for years now. Seen everything.





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  # 1777425 7-May-2017 22:14
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freitasm:

@PhantonNVD that's exactly the behaviour seen in previous instances. Someone creates a post, let a few old user reply and after a week a new user comes in and... spam.


We have been running this forum for years now. Seen everything.



\_0_/ maybe I'm just an optimist (or naive even 🙈)

 
 
 
 


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  # 1777434 7-May-2017 22:38
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@danepak Well according to this site here for PIA, they have gigabit servers, so should be relatively fast. I am on PIA but I am also on ADSL so can't test the speeds out for you to be sure.





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  # 1777459 8-May-2017 00:27
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freitasm:

 

@PhantonNVD that's exactly the behaviour seen in previous instances. Someone creates a post, let a few old user reply and after a week a new user comes in and... spam.

 

We have been running this forum for years now. Seen everything.

 

 

 

 

I think they are doing it to play the search engines. Probably some SEO trick.


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  # 1777598 8-May-2017 11:24
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EarthVPN: I can push ~20Mbps through their Canada servers.  I haven't performance tested the NZ servers, but I shovel all my guest wifi traffic through them without trouble.  And the UK servers are fine for BBC iPlayer.


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  # 1777600 8-May-2017 11:28
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sonyxperiageek:

 

@danepak Well according to this site here for PIA, they have gigabit servers, so should be relatively fast. I am on PIA but I am also on ADSL so can't test the speeds out for you to be sure.

 

 

OK, thanks. I'll check them out and revert reg. speed.


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  # 1777946 8-May-2017 16:57
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I know this is a big ask but is there a Kodi addon that has the big US free to air channels?


 
 
 
 




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  # 1778008 8-May-2017 19:46
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robjg63:

 

Good to see that 3 days on the original poster has not replied to any posts.

 

Always a disappointment when that happens .....

 

 

I dont live on the internet I have a life outside in the real world. So I dont always reply to emails promptly.




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  # 1778034 8-May-2017 19:52
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danepak: A friend of mine is using Express VPN.
Pricey, but very good, with hardly any speed loss (his connection is 100/20 - not sure how much he loses, but apparently not a lot).
Generally, Express VPN gets the highest rating around the internet. Sadly, no free trial.

 

I am using Express  at the moment fir a month to see how they are. And yes they are costly when converted to NZ dollars. Did have laptop video streaming at the same time as main pc. I Didnt encounter any lag. I cat get FIBER YET!! NOOOOO




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  # 1778037 8-May-2017 19:59
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robjg63: If you just wanting to watch foreign content, then you don't need a VPN, a geo unblocker will do the job for you.
Dns4me.net is worth looking at.
Approx $30 for one year and if you set up their dns in your router then everything in your house will be unblocked.

Geo unblocker have the advantage of just tricking the sites into thinking you are in the USA or UK and then all the traffic comes via your normal internet connection. A VPN routes all traffic via the VPN and can often cause lagging and buffering.

 

 

 

So would this work with Netflicks without having to make any changes in my router. When I change from one country to another watching netflicks thru the likes of and Ipad or smart phone eta...?




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  # 1778042 8-May-2017 20:02
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timmmay:

 

I use Astrill, which is generally good, but annoyed me once by cutting me off and telling me I'd violated a policy but wouldn't tell me what I'd done. It took a few days of arguing with them to get it reinstated.

 

I'm going to try PrivateInternetAccess when my current subscription expires.

 

 

 

 

Thanks.

 

 I always try a month to month basis just to see who I find is go. I think I will give these ones a miss. (Astrill)




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  # 1778044 8-May-2017 20:03
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Resnick:

 

Getflix for geo-unblocking.

 

 

 

PIA for secure connections. The NZ server is very slow for me. I rarely get above 5Mbps while I can pull >80 from their Sydney servers.

 

 

 

I used to be with Astrill but had the same problem as timmmay and couldn't be bothered arguing with them as my subscription had less than 6 weeks to run.

 

 

Thanks for the heads up on ASTRILL.




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  # 1778045 8-May-2017 20:05
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nas:

 

I've used Astril, PIA, VyprVPN, ExpressVPN and NordVPN

 

Astrill always gave me good consistent speeds, but they were expensive, only allow one device at a time unless you pay even more, and Netflix eventually stopped working with it.

 

Both VyprVPN and ExpressVPN provide good consistent speed, I'm currently using VyprVPN as it works with our favourite streaming service

 

PIA and NordVPN were slow

 

 

Thanks for the info on VyprVPN will give them a go.




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  # 1778046 8-May-2017 20:07
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deadlyllama:

 

I use EarthVPN (affiliate link).  Their yearly package is very well-priced (USD40/yr so USD3.33/mo) and they allow three simultaneous connections from the same IP address.  So you can have three devices at your home connected at once.  I've been a customer of theirs since 2014.  I've used them via PPTP and OpenVPN.

 

 

Thanks will def look into them.




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  # 1778048 8-May-2017 20:09
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freitasm: One thing folks: talking about protocols, if using a VPN for privacy or security then never ever use PPTP. L2TP or OpenVPN are secure but not PPTP.

 

 

 

Nice to learn that. Thanks


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