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ProtonVPN Reviews (list updated 2021)

May 29th, 2019 in Articles & News

We have compiled a full list of reviews of ProtonVPN’s paid VPN plans. All of these reviews came from independent review sites. This post was updated on June 8, 2021. ProtonVPN has received significant interest (and several awards) from technical professionals for our secure and private VPN service. We have collected a number of these […]

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Why should you trust ProtonVPN?

May 14th, 2019 in Articles & News

The VPN industry is notorious for unscrupulous or even malicious players, so it’s reasonable to ask why ProtonVPN can be trusted. Here are some qualities that set us apart from other VPN providers. In 2017, ProtonMail entered the VPN space with the launch of ProtonVPN. We decided to launch a free VPN service because ProtonMail […]

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ProtonVPN supports data journalists through the European Journalism Centre

May 3rd, 2019 in Articles & News

Starting this World Press Freedom Day, ProtonVPN will be offering discounts to data journalists through the European Journalism Centre’s new website, DataJournalism.com. This April, the European Journalism Centre launched DataJournalism.com to help train new data journalists. EJC Director Adam Thomas wrote in a blog post that the site is meant to be “a new space […]

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What is HMAC SHA-384? VPN authentication explained

April 24th, 2019 in Articles & News

We explain what “HMAC SHA-384” means and how it contributes to a safe VPN. Unless users understand what these technical terms mean, they cannot make an informed decision. Edit: this article was updated to more accurately reflect the security SHA-384 offers against length-extension attacks. Virtual private networks like to use a lot of acronyms and […]

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What does the EU’s Article 13 mean for the Internet?

March 27th, 2019 in Articles & News

The European Parliament passed a new copyright directive containing the controversial Article 13, the so-called “meme ban.” ProtonVPN is committed to helping mitigate the negative effects of this law on Internet freedom. On Tuesday, the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market became official EU policy. Now EU member states must more strictly regulate […]

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Release Notes for Windows app v1.7

February 5th, 2019 in Articles & News

The newest version of ProtonVPN for Windows supports Split Tunneling, allowing you to decide which applications should use the VPN encrypted tunnel. There are also more profile options and OpenVPN ports. Split Tunneling With Split Tunneling, you can protect your private data with VPN encryption and still access public networks at the same time. By […]

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ProtonVPN wins Best VPN awards in multiple categories

January 15th, 2019 in Articles & News

This year, we received recognition for some of the unique advantages that our VPN service offers. Here are some of the awards for 2018 and 2019 that were just announced. We are happy to receive these awards, not only because they acknowledge the extra security and privacy protections we have built into ProtonVPN, but because […]

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Supporting WireGuard development

December 19th, 2018 in Articles & News

ProtonVPN was launched in 2017 with a mission to help the Internet live up to its promise of freedom of information. To keep that mission alive, we are supporting the development of WireGuard, a new VPN protocol. We are celebrating this holiday season by supporting organizations that align with our mission of providing online security […]

2018 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale: Get up to 50% off with two-year plans!

November 23rd, 2018 in Articles & News

Starting today, you can get two years of ProtonVPN protection for the price of one. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the only times that ProtonVPN goes on sale. This promotion is available for a limited time only. From Friday, Nov. 23 until Friday, Nov. 30 we will be offering a special “two years for […]

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