Andrew is a long-time advocate of privacy and the conservation of the personal realm. He served as the brand manager for an internationally recognized best-selling product prior to co-founding Private Internet Access.

Posts by rasengan:

Don’t Trust. Verify.

Posted on Dec 17, 2019 by rasengan

The VPN industry looks just like the world of religion - everyone has their different beliefs on who to trust. However, even the diamond in the rough lied to the…

Categories: Announcements, News

Privacy, an In-Alienable Human Right

Posted on May 26, 2016 by rasengan

Wikipedia begins its analysis on the history of privacy by recognizing Aristotle as the beginning of our collective understanding of privacy in humanity. This is wrong. Humans have been around for…

Categories: Privacy, Security

Netflix Blocks Chrome Incognito Users

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 by rasengan

TL;dr: Netflix appears to be blocking Chrome Incognito users from using Netflix. It works fine with PIA and normal browsing, but with or without PIA, in Incognito, Netflix does not…

Categories: News

The Gift of Privacy

Posted on Nov 27, 2013 by rasengan

At Private Internet Access, we’ve always been very interested in forward-thinking payment methods. We were one of the first VPN providers to officially accept Bitcoin (BTC/XBT), and additionally, we were…

Categories: Bitcoin, News, Privacy, Security

An Eventful Morning

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 by rasengan

TL;DR: Our Vanilla Forum installation was hacked, but our VPN system was completely unaffected.  Forum users should change their passwords if they are used on other sites. Today, on November 18, 2013, on or about 5AM, we discovered a message posted…

Categories: Bitcoin, Programming, Security


Posted on Jun 14, 2013 by rasengan

We understand that there have been a number of questions discussed regarding the recent disclosure of the NSA's PRISM program. A number of our customers have expressed concern about whether…

Categories: Bitcoin, News, Privacy