VPN providers

You should only use a VPN when a website / internet service blocks both TOR and I2P. When you buy a VPN you just move your trust from your ISP to a VPN provider (random company). Decentralized technologies are always better for your privacy.

Name Intelligence alliance Registration requirements Payment methods Client Cattle Additional features Summary
VanwaTech VPN Five Eyes (USA) E-mail is required Accepts privacy friendly payment methods (BTC) however they don't accept privacy coins GPL-2.0 Yes Ad blocking, Tor over VPN Run by Nicholas Lim, a far right activist. "VPN from the #1 leader in free speech and privacy." haha. Avoid it.
Calyx VPN Five Eyes (USA) Username is required Free GPL-3.0 No - Run by a privacy enthusiast company that also made CalyxOS and other privacy friendly projects. You should avoid free VPNs.
ProtonVPN None (Switzerland) E-mail is required Has free plan GPL-3.0 Yes Ad blocking, Multi-hop, BitTorrent support, Tor over VPN Fed honeypot, avoid at all cost
RiseupVPN Five Eyes (USA) - Free GPL-3.0 No - Run by a far left organization which claims to fight for privacy and has been around since 1999. Avoid free VPNs
NordVPN None (Panama) E-mail is required Accepts privacy friendly payment methods (BTC, ETH, XRP) however it can be only payed via a crypto gateway Proprietary YESSSS Ad blocking, Multi-hop, Tor over VPN Sponsored YouTubers and "VPN review" sites. They had data leaks in the past, most popular VPN for the cattle, avoid at all cost
Private Internet Access Five Eyes (USA) E-mail is required Accepts privacy friendly payment methods (BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC) however it can be only payed via a crypto gateway GPL-3.0 / MIT Yes Ad blocking Sponsored YouTubers and "VPN review" sites. Owned by Kape Technologies which also happens to be the owner of Cyberghost, ExpressVPN and Zenmate. Kape Technologies developed PUP in the past, avoid at all cost
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Surfshark None (British Virgin Islands) E-mail is required Accepts privacy friendly payment methods (BTC, ETH, XRP) however it can be only payed via a crypto gateway Proprietary Yes - Sponsored YouTubers and "VPN review" sites, avoid at all cost
VyprVPN None (Switzerland) E-mail and full name is required ? Proprietary Yes - Avoid
OVPN Fourteen Eyes (Sweden) Randomly generated account ID and password Accepts privacy friendly payment methods (XMR, BTC, ETH, cash) GPL-3.0 No Port forwarding, Multi-hop, Ad blocking It has been proven in court that it doesn't store logs, recommended
IVPN None (Gibraltar) Randomly generated account ID Accepts privacy friendly payment methods (XMR, BTC, cash) GPL-3.0 No Port forwarding, Multi-hop, Ad blocking, Obfsproxy Recommended
Mullvad VPN Fourteen Eyes (Sweden) Randomly generated account ID Accepts privacy friendly payment methods (XMR, BTC, BCH, cash) GPL-3.0 No Port forwarding, Multi-hop Recommended