" it will allow them to hang on to their $4.99 monthly subscription, at least for the time being. "
Pray we do not alter the deal further.
Browser maker Mozilla has enhanced its Virtual Private Network (VPN) service with split tunnelling and doubled the monthly pricing plan for new customers that don't want to commit to a one year contract. The VPN service was launched a little more than a year ago, and Moz has since gradually added features and expanded the …
However much I would like Mozilla to thrive, I’m far too tight to splurge more than I do currently with Mullvad. Too lazy to change as well if I’m honest. Don’t know about Mozilla’s offer but Mullvad’s is valid for several devices, already has a beta version of split tunnelling on Windows, offers three flavours of doh DNS which block trackers, ads or both. Very happy indeed to have these set up on my Android devices…
When a local schoolkid tries to sell me a candy bar, I'd rather give their parent a dollar straight-up towards the goal, and forego the candy bar rather than letting some unethical company turn our kids into shills to make them profit, and their teachers waste classroom time becoming their enforcers when the kids inevitably lose their consigned merchandise.
Same with the Mozilla Foundation. If I wanted to support them, I'd straight up give them money and cut out the middle man. If I needed a VPN (and I don't) then i'd get the best value for a VPN, and myself and the foundation would both be better off in a win-win-win.
Keep your needs and your donations separate would be my advice.
I don't suppose I need to tell you who the product is when the service is free?
Besides, Opera is yet another Chromium-based browser, which is also Chinese-owned, incidentally. Not that the Chinese government could be suspected of holding a tight grip on its companies or have a particular interest in mass surveillance… Alibaba’s Jack Ma would certainly back me up on this!