Major VPN providers join forces to improve standards
Last updated on 18/02/2020 by Melvyn and co.
The VPN Trust Initiative recently formed
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) has recently formed the VPN Trust Initiative aimed at “improving digital standards across the industry” with many of CompareMyVPNs major partners joining forces to work in this collaboration. The aim is simple… to improve digital safety for consumers by building understanding, strengthening trust and mitigating risk for all VPN users.
This collaborative and member lead organisation is an ideal platform for rival VPN companies to join together for the greater purpose of improving user online safety and global digital privacy.
Some of the biggest names are involved and include but are not limited to: ExpressVPN, NordVPN, Surfshark, VyprVPN, StrongVPN, IPVanish, SaferVPN as well as NetProtect, WLVPN and SugarSync.
The VPN Trust Initiative aims to:
Commenting about the launch, co-founder of i2Coalition Christian Dawson said: “VPNs are a foundational technology for a safer internet, so it’s important that VPN providers adhere to best practices. However, it’s also important that new legislation doesn’t inadvertently limit the effectiveness of VPNs… This initiative offers a vital and unique opportunity for the industry to come together as a collective and spearhead real awareness, education, and progress.”
VPNs can seem complex to the beginner so it’s vital that unsuspecting users do not use services that cannot be trusted, with many free VPNs providers disregarding user safety (and in worst cases… logging and selling user data to third parties!).
Our experts spend a tireless number of hours researching and investigating providers and handpick the best VPNs that deliver best in class standards for user privacy and data handling. The team here at CompareMyVPN.com are pleased to see some of our major partners working to unify standards and promote best practice for all VPN users going forward.