The directive does not apply to Mullvad because we are not considered an electronics communications service. This is also the case for Sweden's Lagen om elektronisk kommunikation (LEK).
Swedish legislation .
All internet traffic.
Please follow our BitTorrent guide on how to use it more securely.
With the Mullvad VPN app, all Internet traffic is automatically blocked until either the VPN connection is reestablished or you disconnect from or quit the app. This built-in safety feature ensures that your traffic is not accidentally leaked outside of our secure tunnel.
That's OK. Allow the software to install. The warnings occur either because your device requires admin authorization to install drivers or because some antivirus software gives a false positive on new app releases.
DNS leak protection is always on. There is no option to disable it.
The app doesn’t have a kill switch setting because the function is built in and can never be disabled. If your network suddenly stops working or if the tunnel fails for any reason, Mullvad automatically protects your traffic from leaking outside of the VPN tunnel until your connection is reestablished.
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When we disclose security incidents.