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VPN Myths Logging

“No Log” Claims: The Truth Behind the Message

Logging is a hot topic in the VPN industry, with lots of chatter surrounding which providers log and how much information they log. Much of this discussion is negative, with assertions that logging is invasive, done for nefarious purposes and that VPN providers…

Tor is not anonymous

You Are Not Anonymous

It’s our last VPN myth-busting week here at Golden Frog. Today we’re sharing some information about the VPN alternative Tor in Myth #10. Myth #10: Tor is a better alternative than a VPN Reality: Tor is frequently cited as an alternative to using…

VPN Myths 3rd Party Data Sharing

Privacy Companies Don’t Always Keep Your Data Private

And not all VPN providers are created equal. This week, we’re debunking myths about what privacy companies actually do with your data, and how VPN service providers can vary dramatically. Check out Myth #8 and Myth #9 to learn more now. Myth #8:…

VPN Providers Rent Servers

Does Your VPN Provider Run Their Own Network?

Or do they rent their servers or use a hosting company? This week, we’re debunking two more VPN myths – Myth #5 and Myth #6. The main takeaway: if your VPN provider doesn’t run their own network, you are not anonymous. Myth #5:…

VPN Myths Logging

The Truth About Logging

We’re sharing two more of our VPN myths this week – Myth #4 and Myth #7. This week’s myths are all about logging, and explain what a “no logs” claim really means and why logging isn’t always a bad thing. Myth #4: When…

VPN Myths Anonymity Logging

Anonymity and Privacy Are NOT the Same

It’s week two of myth debunking here at Golden Frog! As we introduced last week, we are revealing disturbing trends we’ve seen in the VPN industry and debunking common myths about anonymity, logging and online privacy. This week, we present Myth #2 and…

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Can You Be Anonymous Online? Golden Frog Debunks 10 Myths

We just released I am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 10 Myths Debunked in the “Take Back Your Internet” section of our website. This is an updated version of our 7 Myths Debunked article from last year, with three new myths…

I Am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 10 Myths Debunked

We have noticed a disturbing trend in the VPN industry. More and more VPN providers are promising an “anonymous” or “no logging” VPN service while providing minimal, or zero, transparency about how they actually handle your data. These so called “anonymous” VPN providers…

Myth #7: Any VPN Logging is Bad.

The final myth from our article, I am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 7 Myths Debunked, is “Any VPN Logging is Bad.” This is perhaps one of the largest myths surrounding VPNs. In fact, all VPN providers need some form of…

Myth #6: Even if my VPN Provider doesn’t own and operate the network I can still be anonymous.

Today’s featured myth is, “Even if my VPN Provider doesn’t own and operate the network I can still be anonymous.” Myth #5 revealed VPN providers that don’t own their servers can’t guarantee your privacy. However, providers who don’t own their network can’t guarantee…