This is Élan
So who are we and why are we running this business? We're long-time industry professionals with over a combined fifty years in the IT industry. We're also committed advocates of human liberty and personal privacy. With all the global spy networks, hacks, and data mining in the world today, internet privacy is under attack as never before.
We agree with E. C. Riegel, who wrote:
“To desire freedom is an instinct. To secure it requires intelligence. It must be comprehended and self-asserted. To petition for it is to stultify oneself, for a petitioner is a confessed subject and lacks the spirit of a freeman.... The first requisite of freedom is to accept responsibility for the lack of it."
Living as we do in this post-Snowden world, where we're all being spied on, and moreover know that we're being spied on, we decided to utilize our knowledge, our experience, and our many industry contacts to provide a service which will enable us, and you, and other peaceful people who still care about their freedom and privacy, to accept that responsibility for its lack and take back our internet privacy for ourselves! A good VPN isn't a total solution, but it's an excellent start. Plus we bundle it with other applications such as VoIP and secure email that add value to the VPN service itself.
We consider that at this point, if you're not running a business which annoys the government in some way, or if you don't patronize such businesses, then you're missing an opportunity, and there's definitely some room for improvement. By supporting us, you help us to support you, and you take a concrete step to protect and promote your own freedom.
Or you could always write a letter to your legislator. :-)