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Austria VPN

Why use a VPN in Austria

Avoid government monitoring

In 2019, the Austrian government started discussing plans to tie citizens' identification to their online persona. Protect your online privacy with a VPN connection and expand your internet freedom.

Browse without leaving a trace

Austrian defamation laws make whistle-blowing and reporting on systemic issues difficult. Encouraged not to act anonymously, many would like to stay private for different reasons. An Austrian VPN will mask your IP and blur your traffic, so your ISP won't be able to read it.

Keep your data safe at home and on public Wi-Fi networks

Austria offers excellent Wi-Fi availability, but when we connect to a public hotspot, we put ourselves at risk of being hacked. A VPN service like Surfshark blinds any prying eyes.

Surfshark does not encourage using a VPN in ways that would potentially violate Terms of Service of other service providers.

Why use an Austrian VPN abroad

Travelling comes with its perks, but also drawbacks. Here are some reasons why connecting to an Austrian server will help you wherever you are.

Bypass restrictions across the internet

Bypass restrictions across the internet

Not only is it risky to use public Wi-Fi networks to do anything online, but some countries also block certain websites or mobile apps. Put a stop to this by simply connecting to your Austrian VPN and get past these intense restrictions. 

Use the internet with top-notch encryption

Choosing the right VPN service is simple. Free VPNs, for example, expose and exploit your online identity and activity and can sell it to third parties. 

On the other hand, Surfshark’s market-leading AES-256-GCM encryption keeps everything you do only for your eyes. The internet stays public, while your information remains private.

Use the internet with top-notch encryption

An Austrian VPN you can rely on

One account, multiple devices

One account, multiple devices

With just one Surfshark subscription you can connect unlimited devices to protect your family and friends. The best thing is everyone can use it at the same time.

Tons of servers in Austria & beyond

Tons of servers in Austria & beyond

Choose from approximately 30 Austrian servers. The fastest server may depend on how far you are from it or the connection in general, but each will have a unique Austrian IP address. Also, find even more servers located around the world.

VPN for any platform

VPN for any platform

Since we want everyone to protect their digital life, Surfshark supports the following devices and extensions: macOS, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Fire TV and more.

FAQ

How do I get an Austria VPN?

Visit https://order.surfshark.com/ and choose any plan that best fits your needs. Remember, you always have the option to try it out for 30 days completely risk-free. If you ever have questions or want to know more about your connection, servers in Austria, etc., our Success Team will be happy to hear from you. 

Are VPNs legal in Austria?

Austria has done little to constrain the freedoms of its internet users. Therefore, VPNs are legal to develop, buy, and use.

Is there internet censorship in Austria?

Austria ranks highly when it comes to internet freedom. The government is blocking websites that spread information and content that violate the law. This usually means shutting down neo-Nazi, Holocaust denial, and child pornography websites. Austria is also very serious about enforcing laws that concern hate speech. 

However, in 2019, the government suggested a new plan to tie user IDs to their real IDs. The law would affect websites of over 100,000 users and require operators to hand out their users’ data linked to their nicknames. The government would be able to request this data in case of criminal investigations. Activists fear the government wants to silence government critics – not combat hate speech.

What is the best VPN for Austria?

The best VPN in Austria is a VPN that gives you a fast and secure connection. Features like Kill Switch, MultiHop as well as servers located in your country are also important for a good VPN experience. Surfshark has all of these things, so why not give us a go?

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