CMC VPN – BETA
Are you a tireless traveler? A café connoisseur? A library lover?
If so, you are likely exposing your Internet connection to surveillance or tampering. The websites you visit can be monitored or restricted by anyone from the restaurateur to the Internet Service Provider to the government. Sensitive information like your e-mail password, banking details, and your social media logins can be put at risk. Or, even worse still, you might not be able to update your friends with the latest Snap, ‘Gram, or Tweet.
CMC VPN seeks to change that.
USA – East
USA – West
Many locations to choose from
We have VPN locations around the world to choose from. After signing up, you will receive an email allowing you to specify your desired username and location preference.
(Psst: For a limited time only, all plans come with a 7 day free trial!)
|Teeny Plan||Humongous Plan|
|Yearly (10% discount!)||$27 / year|
10 GB of data per month
|$97 / year|
|Monthly||$2.50 / month|
10 GB of data per month
|$9 / month|
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CMC VPN was created by Alexander Caro. While living as a digital nomad, Alex has often had to rely on public Wi-Fi networks to work while travelling the world. In order to secure his connection, he found himself relying on services that were slow, unreliable, or offered bad value. Even banking abroad proved to be a challenge, with his bank often locking him out from its website when logging in from a new country.
However, what pushed Alex to create CMC VPN was his experience living in the West African nation of Liberia, where mass anti-government protests erupted in June 2019. In order to limit communication between the protesters, the government put in place surprise restrictions on social media for the duration of the protests.
Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and other sites and services were made totally inaccessible. While the protests remained peaceful, there were significant fears the could lead to violence. This event was a wake-up call for Alex. Throughout the protest, friends had trouble keeping one another up-to-date on the protest’s progress and keeping their family members in the loop about their safety.
With the increasing tendency of governments to restrict access to social media and malicious actors to monitor traffic over public networks, Alex decided to create a dedicated service to assist others who find themselves often using public Wi-Fi, travelling, or facing government censorship. That service is CMC VPN.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Are my communications secure?
A: Yes. Your data is encrypted locally via the open source VPN client and transmitted to its destination via the VPN server. By design, individuals on your local network cannot view the content of the data you are transmitting across the Internet. Furthermore, the underlying software has been audited by third party penetration testers, including Radically Open Security and Cure53.
Q: Are the websites I visit private?
A: Yes. The VPN client utilizes a locally installed TAP driver to prevent DNS leakages. Depending on your client machine, your DNS queries are then routed through either the server’s DNS resolver, the Dyn Internet Guide, or OpenDNS, and we do not maintain logs of your DNS queries. We only record the total data utilized by the user.
Q: Is your service compatible with my device?
A: Our service is compatible with Windows, Android, Mac OS, iOS, and Linux.
Q: Is there a limit on the number of devices I can use?
A: No, but for security purposes you are only permitted to place your VPN on your own personal devices.
Q: What happens if I go over my data limit?
A: If you are on a limited plan, you will be charged $0.50 per GB of data in excess of your plan. For instance, if you use 14 GB of data on a 10 GB plan, you would be charged $4.5 for the month.
Q: What if I am on a limited plan that bills yearly but go over my monthly usage?
A: You will be billed monthly for any overages on limited plans, even if you otherwise pay yearly for services.
Q: Is “unmetered” the same as unlimited?
A: No. Unmetered means there is no hard cap on your data usage. Excessive usage may result in temporary suspension of your account, and repeated excessive usage may result in account termination.
Q: Do you offer refunds if I am unsatisfied?
A: If you are unhappy with the service, please get in touch to resolve the issue. If unresolved, we are able to issue a partial refund.
Q: Are there any restrictions on how I may use the VPN?
A: Yes. By using this service, you agree not the abuse the service or otherwise conduct illicit activities. You also agree to abide by the terms of service.