Most people in the cryptocurrency world have heard the name Private Internet access Before. They are, after all, the world’s most popular VPN service provider. Maintaining privacy online should be of the utmost importance to anyone in the world, although that is not always the case. A new partnership between PIA and Purse lets Bitcoin users pay for the VPN service with cryptocurrency.
Purse And Private Internet Access Partner Up
New alliances in the Bitcoin world are always a positive trend. Although not everyone may see the benefit of Private Internet Access accepting Bitcoin payments, it is a great way to safeguard privacy. More importantly, security and privacy should be a matter near and dear to the hearts of everyone in the world right now.
Despite plenty of warnings about a man-in-the-middle-attacks and whatnot, a lot of people still rely on using public Wi-Fi whenever they can. On paper there is nothing wrong with doing so for regular Google Searches and such, but when it comes to using account-based services, or even financial transactions, it may be a better idea to use a VPN at all times.
Private Internet Access lets users connect their device through a secure and encrypted connection. As this will not impact the user experience in a negative way, it is an excellent example of why using a VPN should become the standard rather than the exception. No one wants governments or Internet service providers to snoop on their traffic at all times.
Through the partnership with Purse, Private Internet Access can attract a lot of new customers. There are plenty of people willing to pay for a VPN service with Bitcoin, and multiple providers accept cryptocurrency payments as well. Now that it is possible to purchase a PIA subscription with Bitcoin through Purse, the ecosystem becomes a lot more interesting all of a sudden.
This partnership is also beneficial to Purse users in general, though. Shopping online with Bitcoin may attract unwanted attention from the government or internet service providers. Moreover, by using a VPN, any artificial website blockade can be circumvented with relative ease. Localbitcoins users in Russia could benefit from this solution for sure.
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