When comparing blackVPN vs Cloak, the Slant community recommends blackVPN for most people. In the question“What is the best VPN provider? ” blackVPN is ranked 15th while Cloak is ranked 25th.
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Pro Reliable servers with good speeds
Pro Good support
BlackVPN provides good, fast email support.
Pro Reliable and powerful
BlackVPN has a Reliable and Powerful VPN platform, that makes it easy to setup, and is affordable so anyone can be protected.
Pro A court order form Hong Kong is required discussing any customer info
Pro Multiple payment methods
PayPal, Credit Cards and Bitcoin are accepted.
Pro Netflix USA, Hulu and BBC iPlayer can be unblocked without connecting to the USA or UK
Pro Extremely easy setup
You only need to install a software from their site, launch it and choose server to connect to. Then you type username and password, and you are ready to go. You can even save password in the software so that you don't need to type it again.
Pro Doesn't log real IP address
Pro Accepts Paypal payment
Pro Easy to renew account
Pro Makes a good primary VPN with fair pricing
Speeds are good (for a VPN) and the privacy pack is priced well at only €5.
Pro Great service
Really easy to use, really fast and not overloaded.
Pro A wide range of subscription packages available to users
The subscriber gets to choose whether they want to customize their subscription: removing privacy VPNs for example or adding UK servers to their US servers subscription. The packages available are: Global package, Privacy package, TV package, US VPNs and UK VPNs.
Pro 14 day money back guarantee without restrictions
Pro Strong encryption
Easy setup and very good speed while using a strong encryption (AES 256).
Pro No logs
No traffic logs, no connection logs, no DNS logs, your real IP address is never logged.
Pro Does SSL Pinning on OS X
SSL pinning protects against some forms of man-in-the-middle attacks that even SSL encrypted traffic is vulnerable to. Not long ago, iOS did not allow for pinning but that may have changed more recently.
Pro Responsive developer
The developer of Cloak is extremely responsive to feedback and quick to answer questions or support requests.
Pro Senses Trusted WiFi networks
Cloak can be set to not use the VPN on whitelisted WiFI SSIDs (like home/work).
Pro Unlimited devices (as long as they're OSX/iOS)
Unlimited devices and data per account, so you can connect up the whole family or office on one account if you so choose.
Con Currently unable to use Netflix, Hulu, etc.
it can ublock Netflix, Hulu,
Con No trial
There is no trial available on desktop, however a full 14 day money back guarantee is pretty good.