29 VPN Services Owned by Six China-Based Organizations
29 of the world’s biggest VPN services are owned by Chinese companies, which often hide their ownership from consumers, a new VPNpro report shows. According to OpenVPN CEO Francis Dinha this finding “is very alarming as this makes the service from these companies very insecure. If you use one of these VPNs, China can use your device to store dangerous content and initiate malicious encounters. You might be subjecting yourself to a criminal investigation.”
The report also found that it is very common for different VPN services to be owned by the same firm, since the 97 biggest VPN services are owned by just 23 parent companies.