About Winston

How does Winston work?
Winston is a hardware device.  The device sits inline with your router and protects every device on your WiFi — all computers, tablets, phones and internet-...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 1:29 PM
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...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 11:39 AM
Winston's Browser Extension
Why use the Winston browser extension  The Winston browser extension allow you to easily and quickly manage the level of privacy protection provided for...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 12:44 PM
What is the difference between Winston and Winston's browser extension?
Your Winston hardware automatically offers Standard Privacy Mode on its own. Standard Privacy Mode will block known tracking websites from being accessed by...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 12:43 PM
Aren't the Firefox and Chrome tracking controls enough, instead of the Winston browser extension?
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...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 12:45 PM
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...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 12:53 PM
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...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 12:56 PM
What do I get with my subscription?
Your subscription comes with daily updates to our anti-tracking and anti-malware database, encrypted DNS, customer support, access to the Distributed Privac...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 1:03 PM
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...
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019 at 4:31 PM
Where is Winston supported?
Winston is currently shipping to and supported in the continuous US, Canada and the UK. Currently we don't officially support other countries or ha...
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019 at 1:07 PM