Despite a high profile among VPN consumers, HideMyAss is poorly regarded by those in the know. A big reason for this is its history of betraying users to the authorities. That said, HMA offers a huge server network with servers in over 190 countries worldwide. For this reason almost alone, HideMyAss may still prove a valuable service for some.
- Huge number of servers located just about everywhere
- Android app is good
- Fast servers are available although some trail ans error may be needed
- US Netflix available
- Secure OpenVPN encryption
- No IP leaks
As a free volunteer-run anti-censorship tool, VPN Gate is difficult to knock. So respect to the VPN Gate developers at the University of Tsukuba, and all VPN Gate Sever volunteers. Unfortunately, in practice, I found VPN Gate far too slow to ever be worth my while using.
- Open source
- Lots of server locations
- Very Slow
- Extensive connection logs kept (and will comply with investigations).
I have been using HMA from past few years and never felt a need for change as HMA was surely the best VPN software available in market consi... more
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