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TigerVPN: a Low-Cost, Nearly Bulletproof VPN

With the government trying to sniff through your inbox, and hackers constantly looking for ways to exploit security holes and get at your personal data, you need a private and secure “tunnel” for your Internet connection. (You can read my earlier article, Why You Want to Use a VPN, at You can find many VPN services to choose from with a varying number of features and at all sorts of prices. One of the strongest competitors has to be TigerVPN.

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With 55 nodes in 40 countries, 256-bit encryption, high-speed servers and zero data caps, TigerVPN is all you need to anonymously browse the internet from anywhere in the world. You can use TigerVPN to anonymously browse on nearly any device – from iPhones and Android Phones to Macs, PCs and everything in between (including Wi-Fi routers). However, you can only use one device at a time with one software license.

Using a VPN protections your online connection from electronic snoops and hides your true I.P. address, It is also useful for watching videos, such as YouTube or BBC programs, from countries where those videos are not available. VPNs are also very popular amongst Internet users in countries where governments monitor Internet usage, such as mainland China, Iran, Egypt, and the United States of America. The use of a VPN blocks monitoring of your activities.

TigerVPN offers nodes in 40 different countries. That is, your Internet connection will appear to be in the country you choose from the list of 40. You can also change to a different node in a different country at any time. That many nodes to choose from is rarely found in cheaper VPNs.

With TigerVPN, you can also pick your favorite encryption protocol. This gives you the flexibility to fit to your personal need. From PPTP, L2TP up to OpenVPN your entire communication will be encrypted with a 256bit SSL encryption.

Features of TigerVPN:

  • Top-notch security: All your browsing is encrypted with a 256bit SSL encryption.
  • Built for speed: 1Gbps servers optimized to limit latency globally
  • Huge global server network: 55 nodes in 40 countries covering 5 continents
  • No data limits: Bandwidth health detection maintains performance at peak times.
  • No software required: Use TigerVPN on any device that already supports the VPN protocol
  • Encryption options: Choose an encryption protocol – PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN, etc.
  • Anywhere access: All customers have access to any of the globe-spanning servers
  • Karma rewards: Extend your subscription by telling friends about TigerVPN

By default, TigerVPN will allow one active connection to be established at any given time. You can use TigerVPON with your desktop computer, your laptop computer, and your cell phone but not all at the same time. You have to close an active connection first before TigerVPN will allow you to connect a second device. However, an extra-cost feature, called Extra Connections, will allow for simultaneous multiple connections.

TigerVPN is produced by Tiger At Work & Co. k. s. located in Bratislava (Slovakia). The company believes its location will provide protection from court orders from the NSA and other government agencies.

TigerVPN costs €5.83 (about $7.29 U.S.) per month if billed annually. Multiplying by 12, that is $87.48 per year.

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Categories: VPN (Virtual Private Networking)

1 reply

  1. It is also useful for watching videos, such as YouTube or BBC programs, from countries where those videos are not available.

    Hm, yes I find it frustrating that I cannot access some TV programs (e.g. TLC for the American version of Who Do You Think You Are) from the UK – a VPN would “solve this problem”, but …

    I know the BBC serves up different content (via I believe to “overseas” visitors who do not have the opportunity to pay a licence fee (like those of us in the UK who pay about £150 p.a.). I believe that the overseas version also serves adverts to help fund it – so us UK licence payers are not subsidising overseas “freeloaders”. I suspect that the BBC also tries to make it a condition of use that you visit the site “appropriate to your location” – and it may have to give undertakings to third party providers (such as many of the production companies) that their material will not be made available overseas – as those providers probably have alternative commercial arrangements with overseas broadcasters. I doubt however that the BBC has the muscle to enforce such agreements.

    However if I (in the UK) attempt to access “US” content that it is “not intended that I should be able to access”, I am probably breaching the US providers’ terms and conditions and their lawyers believe that their writ is world-wide and that as they would claim that I have committed “wire fraud” (or similar), they could get me extradited to the USA where (like the Nat West three) I would be in legal limbo pending my case – unless I “cut a deal”, admit my guilt and serve a reduced sentence.

    VPN’s are a great way to improve privacy (particularly on public wi-fi networks) but if you are connecting to a server outside the country in which you are located, you open yourself up to the perils of the US “legal” system.

    Am I in danger of breaking some overseas law (possibly?) and if so what are the dangers of me being extradited (from UK to US – quite high) and what are my chances of successfully defending myself without oodles of dosh and spending a long time constrained in the US (negligible?)



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