How to Anonymize Everything You Do Online

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by lotuseclat79, Jun 17, 2014.

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

    Jun 16, 2005
    How to Anonymize Everything You Do Online.

    -- Tom
  2. Veeshush

    Veeshush Registered Member

    Mar 16, 2014
    But if you log into a site over HTTP then anyone could see your login info. And last I heard too, you don't really want to do online banking over Tor
    ("Dave" In the comments section ^)

    It's great (and a bit weird) that Tor is almost becoming a household name compared to back in say 2007 or earlier. But I don't think these articles/people really get how to use it.

    Basically, I wouldn't pipe my entire internet connection-EVERYTHING that comes and goes from my computer over Tor, because not everything is encrypted.
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2014
  3. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

    Oct 1, 2011
    Right. Not if you want to keep the account usable, anyway ;)
    It's utterly amazing how many people have no clue about how many things. Or maybe it's not :(
    Even more importantly, not everything needs to be anonymized. And the more you do via Tor that leaks your true name in one way or another, the greater the risk that you'll compromise your anonymity. Indeed, it's a very bad idea to even mix anonymous and non-anonymous stuff on the same machine!
  4. DesuMaiden

    DesuMaiden Registered Member

    Jan 25, 2013
    It only takes a small amount of personal info for someone to find you these days on the Internet. Just don't reveal ANY personal info on your anonymous identity. People were able to identify Sabu based on the personal info he revealed.
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