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Daniel Gericke And ExpressVPN


ExpressVPN's statement on Daniel Gericke and our commitment to internet freedom
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ExpressVPN To Join Kape To Strengthen And Expand Push For Privacy


Since 2009, ExpressVPN has been leading the way in digital privacy and security. But we’ve always known that our mission is far bigger than one company. We believe that to make the broadest impact possible we need to team up with others who share our values—whether it’s through co-founding the VPN Trust Initiative with industry […]
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5 Times Art Was Used To Avoid Censorship


From classical music to sci-fi shows, art has used hidden codes and symbols to overcome censorship.
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What Is The Difference Between A Proxy And A VPN?

A proxy is any server that sits between your device and a wider network, such as the internet. A virtual private network (VPN) server is a specific kind of proxy, but many other kinds of proxy exist. Although inaccurate (and as a result, confusing), VPNs are often contrasted to proxies.  Learn more about what VPN […]
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Why We Have A Free VPN

The internet was designed to facilitate the free exchange of ideas and information. However, organizations, governments, internet service providers, and hackers can all pose a threat to that freedom. Since the internet was created, we’ve seen geo-restrictions, mass surveillance, and censorship prevent people from accessing all kinds of websites and online content. Although using a […]
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Which VPN Should I Download To Defeat Censorship?

Internet censorship is now more sophisticated and “lasting longer, affecting more people, and targeting vulnerable groups,” according to Access Now, an NGO that defends digital rights. Motivated by political power, restrictive social mores, and national security, illiberal governments in dozens of countries around the world have resorted to internet filtering and blackouts to control access […]
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Increase VPN Speeds By Over 400% With VPN Accelerator

ProtonVPN has a long history of developing new solutions to complex and difficult problems, including ways to defeat attempts to block VPNs and advertisers tracking users across the internet. As a company created by scientists who met at CERN, we have a strong culture of research and development, and we have recently leveraged this to […]
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ProtonVPN’s MacOS And IOS Apps Help Bypass Censorship

ProtonVPN was launched in 2017 in response to attempts by authoritarian regimes to block access to ProtonMail. Since then, ProtonVPN has become one of the most important and widely used tools for defeating censorship and protecting freedom of speech worldwide. Advancing the cause of internet freedom is an important part of what we do, and […]
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What To Look For In A Safe VPN Download

As internet users become increasingly savvy about their online security, VPNs have grown in popularity. Once reserved for special purposes, VPNs have now gone mainstream as more people realize VPNs can protect their private data and help them access blocked sites.  However, that increased popularity has also incentivized bad actors to enter the market, using […]
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ProtonVPN Now Offers The Most Advanced Free Linux VPN App

Today, we’re launching a new Linux app. It features an elegant and fully featured graphical user interface, making it easy to use on the Linux desktop. ProtonVPN is the only VPN service to offer a full-featured, open source, and free Linux application.  We have long been supporters of Linux and open source software. Today, all […]
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Do I Need A VPN On My Phone In The US?

When people think of VPNs, the first thing that comes to mind is often personal and work computers and the ability to stream movies. However, we are spending an increasing amount of time using the internet on our phones rather than on a computer. The fact is, you face the same privacy risks on your […]
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Guide To Choosing The Best VPN To Download For Your Smart TV

The rapidly increasing presence of the internet in our own homes has changed our lives in ways we never would have imagined just 15 years ago. One of them is the relocation of movie premiere night from the theater to our living room. With the rise of Covid-19, entertainment has made an even further push […]
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Why You Should Use A VPN On Your Mobile Device

Growing public awareness about the threat posed to our fundamental right to privacy by online trackers has fueled a surge in VPN adoption, a trend that has been boosted thanks to people spending more time online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Although VPN use is at an all-time high, many people still associate the technology […]
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