About Winston

How does Winston work?
Winston is a hardware device.  The device sits inline with your router and protects every device on your wi-fi — all computers, tablets, phones and internet...
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Who's the perfect Winston user?
We're privacy geeks, ourselves, but the customer who will appreciate Winston most is someone who is concerned about privacy but doesn't know what ...
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Is it difficult to add Winston to my home network?
No, honestly it's not difficult. That's important. Easy is key, or no one's going to bother with privacy. That's part of Winston'...
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Winston Browser Extensions for Ultra Privacy Mode
Why use the Winston browser extensions The Winston browser extensions allow you to easily and quickly manage the level of protection provided for any web...
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What is the difference between Standard and Ultra Privacy Modes?
Your Winston hardware automatically offers Standard Privacy Mode on its own. Standard Privacy Mode will block known tracking websites from being accessed by...
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Aren't the Firefox and Chrome tracking controls enough, instead of the Winston browser extensions?
There is basically no anti-tracking protection in Chrome and they are likely to disable most ad blockers / anti-tracking extensions when Manifest v3 comes o...
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Can Winston save me money on hotel and airfares?
Yes! The travel industry uses a technology called "yield maximization" to identify people who are likely to travel in the near future based on the...
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How does Winston perform while gaming?
Test users are currently successfully using Xbox, Playstation, Steam, and even mobile apps. Winston is keeping up very well with their data needs, and we ha...
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What do I get with my subscription?
Your subscription comes with daily updates to our anti-tracking and antimalware database, encrypted DNS, unlimited cloaked bandwidth and software updates. ...
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How does a Lifetime Subscription to the Winston Software work?
A lifetime subscription entitles to you the same ongoing updates to Winston's firmware, filters, and allowed and blocked domain lists as the standard s...
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