Purism Partners With PIA For VPN Solutions On Librem Smartphones & Laptops
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 4 April 2019 at 11:57 AM EDT. 17 Comments
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Purism announced today they are partnering up with Private Internet Access (PIA) for offering out-of-the-box VPN services to Librem 5 smartphone users as well as offering the VPN integration inside their Debian-based PureOS for Librem 13/15 laptop users.

Private Internet Access is already well known in free software circles for sponsoring a lot of open-source and privacy-minded projects. In seeking secure network communications, Purism has become an OEM partner with PIA for offering their VPN wares out-of-the-box.

The basic details on the deal can be found via this blog post, encompassing both their laptop and mobile smartphone ambitions.

Private Internet Access plans start at $9.99 USD monthly or lower cost depending upon year/multi-year plans.

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