• BedSharkPal
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    10 months ago

    The idea of using a VPN by Google seems wrong to me?

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      10 months ago

      “prevent data leakage and ensure that 100% of your data is processed by Google”

      I’d definitely not use this

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          10 months ago

          They guard your data with their lives. Other people can’t access it. Only them.

    • charles@poptalk.scrubbles.tech
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      10 months ago

      This isn’t a service for someone who has the knowhow to get their own VPN. It’s so grandmas don’t get their bank accounts hacked while on hotel wifi.

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        10 months ago

        That won’t happen nowadays and if it does, the bank should get sued for not meeting minimal security standards

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        10 months ago

        Or just pick another VPN lol. There’s not just poison on the table.

        • GenderNeutralBro@lemmy.sdf.org
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          10 months ago

          True, but I feel like the market for Google’s VPN is people who would NOT otherwise bother to use a VPN at all. They’ll only bother to use this because it’s free and pushed right into their face.

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      10 months ago

      Devils advocate: if you don’t use a 3rd party VPN already, this provides some additional safety when using random WiFi.

      Not the best solution for you, but “OK” for 95% of users.

      • Auli
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        10 months ago

        So what security does a VPN provide now says?

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          10 months ago

          Vastly reduces MITM attacks, and makes your traffic mostly invisible to the internet provider, be it a public WiFi, or a private network at a friend’s house.