PureVPN was founded in 2006 as an experiment by the company GZ Systems, located in Hong Kong. By the next year, PureVPN was available to the public, with servers based in two locations.
Since this time, PureVPN has continued to expand its service and diversify its product offering. Today, you’ll be able to find a PureVPN client for every major operating system, including mobile. PureVPN also offers several add-on products for its VPN that can further increase your safety and security online.
After years of foolishly running my online business via public WiFi, I decided to start using a VPN to secure my communications (and access a bit of out of market sporting events while traveling).
But I found out that – similar to web hosting – there is no such thing as a “best VPN provider”. In fact, it’s like a whole world of confusing information where even trustworthy information is near-useless since it’s so complex. This PureVPN review is my notes from trying them out for my own purposes as a security-aware, traveling, US-based businessperson who needs good usability and good pricing. I am not a political activist or someone who regularly travels to firewalled countries.
Whether you are looking for a VPN for privacy, for website access, for avoiding geotargeting, for protecting communications or all the above, hopefully, this PureVPN review will be useful. You can also skip to next steps here.
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