VikingVPN Warrant Canary -- August 2016

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September 7th 2016

VikingVPN, and it's parent company Viking Connections LLC, from the inception of the company to present day, has not received any of the following:

Requests for information - Civil or Criminal - We have never received a request for information on a specific user, nor any request for bulk user data, nor any request for metadata.

Requests to modify or weaken our services - We have never received a request to change our encryption, our security practices, or our protocols. This includes wiretap orders or implementing methods to identify users on our network.

Requests for private keys - We have never received a request for private VPN server keys, access to our website CA, or any code signing certificates we control. This includes all of our self-signed certificates in the chain used by our VPN network.

Specific Clandestine Warrants - We have never received a request under FISA 702 or Section 215 of the Patriot Act, nor any other clandestine court order.
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VikingVPN Warrant Canary -- July 2016

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August 5th 2016

VikingVPN, and it's parent company Viking Connections LLC, from the inception of the company to present day, has not received any of the following:

Requests for information - Civil or Criminal - We have never received a request for information on a specific user, nor any request for bulk user data, nor any request for metadata.

Requests to modify or weaken our services - We have never received a request to change our encryption, our security practices, or our protocols. This includes wiretap orders or implementing methods to identify users on our network.

Requests for private keys - We have never received a request for private VPN server keys, access to our website CA, or any code signing certificates we control. This includes all of our self-signed certificates in the chain used by our VPN network.

Specific Clandestine Warrants - We have never received a request under FISA 702 or Section 215 of the Patriot Act, nor any other clandestine court order.
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VikingVPN is Coming to Miami -- July 2016

In an effort to improve our services to the southeastern US, Central America, and South America, we will be adding a new server cluster in Miami. Miami is the landing site for submarine cables for much of the eastern seaboard of the United States and is an ideal location for a VPN cluster for anyone living in the region.

This will bring faster speeds to people in the area, and improve performance to all of our customers in South America.

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Network Maintenance - July 2016

We will be performing network maintenance throughout the rest of the month that will cause outages for some of our server clusters.

This maintenance includes routine security updates, operating system changes for older servers, and migrating some of our servers from one of our datacenters to another.

Seattle, New York City, Los Angeles, and Bucharest will be unaffected by this maintenance.

Phoenix, Chicago, and Amsterdam will be impacted. We will be sending out notices to customers that will contain the maintenance window when the time comes for those servers to come down, and the expected length of the outage (it will be short).

If we have an outage in a location where maintenance is taking place, we recommend connecting to one of the unaffected clusters to regain access.

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VikingVPN Warrant Canary -- June 2016

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July 6th 2016

VikingVPN, and it's parent company Viking Connections LLC, from the inception of the company to present day, has not received any of the following:

Requests for information - Civil or Criminal - We have never received a request for information on a specific user, nor any request for bulk user data, nor any request for metadata.

Requests to modify or weaken our services - We have never received a request to change our encryption, our security practices, or our protocols. This includes wiretap orders or implementing methods to identify users on our network.

Requests for private keys - We have never received a request for private VPN server keys, access to our website CA, or any code signing certificates we control. This includes all of our self-signed certificates in the chain used by our VPN network.

Specific Clandestine Warrants - We have never received a request under FISA 702 or Section 215 of the Patriot Act, nor any other clandestine court order.
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VikingVPN Warrant Canary -- May 2016

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June 19th 2016

VikingVPN, and it's parent company Viking Connections LLC, from the inception of the company to present day, has not received any of the following:

Requests for information - Civil or Criminal - We have never received a request for information on a specific user, nor any request for bulk user data, nor any request for metadata.

Requests to modify or weaken our services - We have never received a request to change our encryption, our security practices, or our protocols. This includes wiretap orders or implementing methods to identify users on our network.

Requests for private keys - We have never received a request for private VPN server keys, access to our website CA, or any code signing certificates we control. This includes all of our self-signed certificates in the chain used by our VPN network.

Specific Clandestine Warrants - We have never received a request under FISA 702 or Section 215 of the Patriot Act, nor any other clandestine court order.
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May 5th 2016 Security Updates

We will be restarting our web infrastructure for routine security updates at 3PM EST. The website will be down for approximately two minutes. There will be no interruption to the VPN network during this update.

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Level 3 Outage Reported in the Northeastern US

There is a major network outage for Level 3 communications in the Northeastern US. This outage will impact customers connecting to the NYC cluster or living in the region. Time Warner Cable customers may experience total outages while emergency repairs are made. Other customers may see slower than usual speeds to NYC until the Level 3 peer comes back online.

To be clear, this situation is on transit fiber and is out of Viking's control. It will impact a huge number of websites and web services operating in the region, as Level 3 is one of the primary providers in the NE United States.

If we get any updates on the situation and a timetable, we will update this post.

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VikingVPN Warrant Canary -- April 2016

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May 2nd 2016

VikingVPN, and it's parent company Viking Connections LLC, from the inception of the company to present day, has not received any of the following:

Requests for information - Civil or Criminal - We have never received a request for information on a specific user, nor any request for bulk user data, nor any request for metadata.

Requests to modify or weaken our services - We have never received a request to change our encryption, our security practices, or our protocols. This includes wiretap orders or implementing methods to identify users on our network.

Requests for private keys - We have never received a request for private VPN server keys, access to our website CA, or any code signing certificates we control. This includes all of our self-signed certificates in the chain used by our VPN network.

Specific Clandestine Warrants - We have never received a request under FISA 702 or Section 215 of the Patriot Act, nor any other clandestine court order.
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April 3rd 2015



VikingVPN, and it's parent company Viking Connections LLC, from the inception of the company to present day, has not received any of the following:



Requests for information - Civil or Criminal - We have never received a request for information on a specific user, nor any request for bulk user data, nor any request for metadata.



Requests to modify or weaken our services - We have never received a request to change our encryption, our security practices, or our protocols. This includes wiretap orders or implementing methods to identify users on our network.



Requests for private keys - We have never received a request for private VPN server keys, access to our website CA, or any code signing certificates we control. This includes all of our self-signed certificates in the chain used by our VPN network.



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