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Buffered VPN vs
hide.me VPN vs
HMA VPN 2021

After comparing these VPNs, we have a winner!


Which VPN is better?

Author Image Nicky Hosek
Nicky Hosek
Cybersecurity Researcher

Behind all the techno-speak of IKEv2, L2TP, IPsec, OpenVPN, SOCKS and SSTP, it’s hard to believe, but VPNs can be fun too! While most of us don’t feel the need to hide our internet activity from government spies, it’s kind of nice to know we could if we wanted to. A solid VPN can make others believe you’re somewhere you are not, which is fun in itself, and even more fun when it grants you access to geographically restricted content, like Netflix. HMA is one of the market leaders when it comes to fun – from name to design to execution – it’s play all the way! The three modes offer the user different layers of anonymity and geographical disparity, even enabling you to choose a server in the nearest country supporting freedom of speech. Buffered is pretty toned as well – young and flexible; this VPN server has managed to fold itself through the cracks and crevices in various blockages, giving users a strong service and impressive streaming.






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 The Bottom Line

Author Image Nicky Hosek
Nicky Hosek
Cybersecurity Researcher

Overall, Hide.me is a solid, dependable client with some add-ons that Buffered VPN lacks, like a kill switch and a ‘Limit Connectivity’ feature. Malaysian-based Hide.me also has a strong no-logging policy, and its location away from 14-Eyes jurisdiction makes it even safer.

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