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One possibility of running into a lot of CAPTCHAs might be because this VPN is used by many and generating a lot of traffic, hence the websites might be confusing all of it as automated traffic. That said, another thing that might explain why you're seeing less CAPTCHAs since the last time you were using Tor, is the attitude of website owners and ...


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First of all, I have to tell you that it it is a very dangerous to use the final addon VPN. Don't use it! It probably came for free (since it is a Firefox addon), and free vpns are very unreliable. They have been known to keep logs, spy on users, have weak security, etc. Never use addons with the Tor browser. The Tor Project has repeatedly stated that this ...


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TL;DR: It’s complicated. It depends on your threat model and how well you configure everything. This is one of the top questions on the Tor Project site [1]. They recommend VPNs (with Tor) only for advanced users and refer to a wiki entry for details. The discussion below is a summary of the wiki entry, together with some thoughts of mine: The arrangement ...


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