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Does Winston put any hidden trackers on my devices?
How is it possible that Winston isn't collecting my personal data?
What does Winston do with user data?
Does Winston log internet activity?
Protecting Your Privacy
Does Winston anonymize my location?
Does Winston block hidden third-party cookies?
Does Winston protect from someone being able to hack into your IoT devices?
Does Winston prevent software from "calling home" from inside the Winston network for unnecessary reasons?
What information about my internet activity will my ISP see if I use all the features of Winston?
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What about other technologies?
What does Winston do that my adblocker doesn't?
Why not just use a Pi-Hole?
Do I still need Winston if I always use Incognito Mode on my browser?
Can I use Winston instead of a VPN?
Can I use Winston instead of a firewall?
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How does Winston work?
Who's the perfect Winston user?
Is it difficult to add Winston to my home network?
Winston Browser Extensions for Ultra Privacy Mode
What is the difference between Standard and Ultra Privacy Modes?
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Orders and refunds
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Specs and Performance
Will Winston slow down my connection?
What are the technical specs of the Winston device?
What type of encryption does Winston use?
What is the maximum operating temperature for Winston?
How does Winston handle DNS encryption?
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Will Winston work internationally?
Are all sites compatible with Winston?
Will Winston work in a business setting?
Can Winston route around content geoblocking?
Can I bypass Winston when I'm using Safari?
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Able to connect to the Internet, but Winston is not found
Installing Winston with a Google WiFi router
The device connection order for Winston and other devices
What is a modem and what is a router?
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How does Winston handle HTTP traffic?
How does Winston protect HTTPS pages from trackers?
How can I update Client ID to identify specific devices on my network?
Blocking trackers during eCommerce check out
Am I responsible for other users’ activity that is routed through my Winston via the Distributed Privacy Mesh Network?
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How can I turn Winston off without disconnecting it?
What does the light on Winston mean?
Where can I find my Winston Serial Number (SN)
Why does my speed test show slow speeds?
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v1.2.0 Firmware Release Notes (November 2019)
v1.1.6 Browser Extension Release Notes (September 2019) - originally published 9/24/2019
v1.1.6 Firmware release notes (September 2019) - originally published 9/20/2019
v1.1.5 Firmware Release Notes (September 2019) - originally published 9/20/2019
v1.1.4 Firmware Release Notes (September 2019) - originally published 9/11/2019
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