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Welcome to the updated Proton VPN

May 25th, 2022 in Articles & News

Today, we’re thrilled to present one of the biggest updates to Proton VPN since we set out to revolutionize the VPN industry in 2017. This update brings a new Proton VPN logo, colors, and the launch of Proton’s new privacy-by-default ecosystem. Proton VPN was not the world’s first VPN service, but it has always been […]

What is internet censorship, and how does it work?

March 16th, 2022 in Articles & News

The internet was founded on the idea that it would be a free and open space for expression. Unfortunately, internet censorship is becoming more common worldwide. But while technology provides the tools for Internet censorship, it also offers ways to fight back. We explain what internet censorship is, how it works, and how to defeat […]

What is an IP address?

January 14th, 2022 in Articles & News

Everything you need to know about IP addresses An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a numerical label that uniquely identifies every device that connects to the internet. It is used to: Identify a device or network connected to the internet Route packets (containing data) so they can find a device or network that is connected […]

US data protection: Online habits and data breaches

January 12th, 2022 in Articles & News

Our survey reveals US online data protection habits and how common data breaches are. As an organization building an internet where privacy is the default, we at Proton are always interested in how people protect themselves and their data online. We asked 1,000 randomly selected people over the age of 16 questions about their online […]

OpenVPN vs. WireGuard

November 25th, 2021 in Articles & News

OpenVPN and WireGuard® are VPN protocols used to secure the connection between your device and a VPN server. Learn more about how VPNs work WireGuard represents cutting-edge VPN technology and is cryptographically secure, highly efficient, and fast. OpenVPN is beginning to show its age in terms of speed, performance, and efficiency, but remains widely regarded […]

Proton VPN’s Digital Freedom Index

November 10th, 2021 in Articles & News

Which countries have the most digital freedom? Digital freedom is something that much of society takes for granted, but, unfortunately, online liberty doesn’t exist for everyone. Your ability to use a VPN, access social media, or even read freely and fairly reported news in the media is entirely dependent on the laws governing the country […]

Black Friday 2021: Get up to 50% off Proton VPN Plus with our special year-end offer

November 1st, 2021 in Articles & News

For a limited time only, new users, users on our Free plan, Proton VPN Basic plan or Proton VPN Plus 1-month plan can get Proton VPN Plus for up to 50% off with our special year-end offer. Our unique year-end offer covers the festive season, including Black Friday. Proton VPN is created by the same […]

Why we have a free VPN

August 31st, 2021 in Articles & News

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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When Myanmar needs Proton VPN the most, Apple stands in the way of human rights

March 23rd, 2021 in Articles & News

Proton has long been a defender of freedom and democracy around the world. In fact, protecting these fundamental human rights was one of the main reasons we founded Proton Mail back in 2014. From Hong Kong to Belarus, activists, protesters, journalists, and citizens of the world have turned to our services to securely and privately […]

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