A new service called ItsHidden is providing something which sounds too good to be true. They are offering free VPN connection to their 4 Gigabit servers to surf the Internet, download software or torrents and do all usual online stuff, with complete anonymity. The service is absolutely free, as in free beer. The good news is, it’s true and it’s already working.
ItsHidden provides complete privacy and it’s 128 bit encryption ensures that there is no third party snooping on your activities.
“It has been created to put some rights back in the favor of the user and that includes us. There are so many bodies, mostly unelected that seem to have full access to the most intimate of online details with little or no justification and more importantly, no evidence.”, says David from ItsHidden.
The service encrypts the connection between the user and ItsHidden’s servers and prevents anyone from reading this data as it is sent or received. We were further assured that no data logs are kept of the user’s transfers. The best news is of course that it’s totally free, and they hope to keep it like this in the future.
A service such as this cannot hope to remain free for eternity. When word of this gets out and thousands of news users flood into the network, their bandwidth cost is going to skyrocket and the load on their servers will become unsustainable. ItsHidden is of course, aware of this.
“It is a free service, we will of course have to limit in some way eventually to stop the whole lot collapsing, but we will always have a free account. The paid account would be geared at about $5 and will add port forwarding and other features,” David said.
During the BETA phase the service uses shared IP-addresses, but once they have completed more testing ItsHidden will be able to issue static IPs. The servers are all located in The Netherlands at present, but they will spread to other locations once the service is out of BETA.
Let’s hope for the best.