Top Protection From Ads, Trackers & Malicious Sites

Block ads, trackers, and malicious websites faster and more efficiently with PIA’s “MACE” feature, included for FREE inside our award-winning VPN.

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IP Tracking Protection

When you connect to PIA’s VPN, your IP address is masked, which helps prevent advertisers, websites, and cybercriminals from tracking you online.

Ad Blocking & More — The Many Benefits Of PIA

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Ad Blocking

Get rid of annoying ads and pop-ups and enjoy the internet in peace, free from distractions.

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IP Tracking Protection

Beat IP trackers before they even have a chance to load, thanks to our DNS-level detection.

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Malware & Phishing Prevention

Browse in confidence with DNS-level blocking of sites containing malware and phishing scams.

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Savings On Mobile Data

With no unwanted ads eating into your bandwidth, you’ll use less mobile data and save money.

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Longer Battery Life

Ads and trackers take up bandwidth and system resources — without them, your battery lasts longer.

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Faster Browsing

Content loads more quickly without ads, so you’ll enjoy a more streamlined browsing experience.

Start Blocking Ads In Seconds

Purchase the plan that’s right for you, then follow these simple steps:

Step 1

Open the PIA app

Step 2

Enable the PIA MACE setting

Step 3

Enjoy protection from ads and malware

Ad Blocking On Every Device

With dedicated apps for all major platforms, and the ability to connect to unlimited devices with one PIA VPN subscription, you can protect your identity across all your devices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Many ad blockers won’t block YouTube ads, but PIA’s built-in ad blocker blocks ads at the DNS level, including YouTube ads.

Ad blockers are perfectly legal for personal use. However, internet service providers are generally prohibited by law from enabling network-wide ad blocking because this goes against copyright laws.

Exactly what you’d expect it to. It identifies ads and stops them from appearing on your web pages, videos, and apps. PIA’s ad blocker also identifies and blocks trackers and malicious websites that may potentially infect your device with malware. PIA’s “MACE” works at the DNS level to prevent any unwanted ads or scripts from ever loading or making tracking requests.

Aside from the obvious benefits of not having to see annoying ads everywhere and protecting you from malicious sites, PIA is a VPN that hides your IP address and bypasses data-logging practices from you internet service provider. For more info on what a VPN is, go here.

PIA’s “MACE” feature is supported on all of our native Windows, macOS, and Linux VPN desktop applications.

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