Todd Weaver

Todd Weaver

Founder and CEO
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Todd Weaver

Welcome to Purism, a different type of technology company.

We believe you should have technology that does not spy on you.
We believe you should have complete control over your digital life.
We advocate for personal privacy, cyber security, and individual freedoms.
We sell hardware, develop software, and provide services according to these beliefs.
To do all that, we think differently across all areas of business and technology.

Purism Differentiator Series, Part 8: Big Tech Avoidance

Kashmir Hill once tried 5 weeks without Big Tech, a main thread of that was how Google, Microsoft, Meta, Apple, and Amazon are pervasive and how it is nearly impossible to operate in a digital society without these companies touching your personal data. At Purism we work diligently to avoid everything from these companies in our day to day operations and our infrastructure, that in turn allows for our finished products to also offer an alternative where you are not forced to use these companies but can choose to use these companies. We do not use nor sell anything associated with Apple, Microsoft, and Google, we avoid using critical services tied to Amazon and Meta. We do of course market to customers in dystopia about how to avoid these companies by using Purism instead. Once you are in freedom respecting utopia using Purism products there is no need to go back to dystopia.


We avoid hardware from Big Tech obviously by using our own hardware for nearly all our internal jobs, be that our Librem 5 phone, Liberty Phone, Librem Mini PC, Librem 14 laptop, and Librem 11 tablet we prioritize our hardware for all our needs.


We avoid operating systems from Big Tech obviously by using PureOS by default for nearly all our hardware and services. We avoid Big Tech software and applications for any core business function and we release all our source code of everything we author.


Because we desire to avoid funding Big Tech’s business model, we evaluate all our services we use internally and desire to self-host services as alternatives to using proprietary third-party or Big Tech operated services. The list is not complete, but it gives you an idea of how seriously we take this desire:

Avoiding Funding Big Tech by choosing to self-host and maintain services helps protect our assets, our customer data, and our business.

Purism Products and Availability Chart

 ModelStatusLead Time 
USB Security Token Purism Librem KeyLibrem Key

(Made in USA)
In Stock
10 business days
Librem 5In Stock
10 business days
Librem 5 COMSEC BundleIn Stock
Qty 2; 3GB/32GB
10 business days
Purism Liberty Phone with Made in USA ElectronicsLiberty Phone
(Made in USA Electronics)
In Stock
10 business days
Librem 5 + SIMple
(3 GB Data)
In Stock
10 business days
Librem 5 + SIMple Plus
(5 GB Data)
In Stock
10 business days
Librem 5 + AweSIM
(Unlimited Data)
In Stock
10 business days
Librem 11In Stock
10 business days
Most Secure Laptop Purism Librem 14Librem 14In Stock
10 business days
Most Secure PC Purism Librem Mini
Librem MiniJuly 2024
45 business days
Most Secure Server Purism Librem ServersLibrem ServerIn Stock
45 business days
The current product and shipping chart of Purism products, updated on July 16th, 2024

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