I wanna get into anonymous internet browsing

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by noduser, May 21, 2007.

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  1. noduser

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    I'm interested in being able to successfully hide my IP address from websites. I want to do this in a way that requires the least amount of effort from me possible--I want a program that simply works in the backround that I can just kind of flick on and off when I want to be anonymous. I also want it to work :) Thanks.
     
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    A proxy will hide your IP address from the sites you visit, but it won't hide the sites you visit from your IP. To do that you'll need something like TOR as Meltdown suggested.
     
  6. noduser

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    Thanks for getting me off on the right foot, guys.
     
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    You could try this, the xbrowser from what used to be torrify, now xerobank.

    I really like the fact that it needs no configuration at all, just run it, and it automatically logs into the tor network, even a dummy like me can use it :D

    Speeds are significantly slower, (between 15 - 40KBs when I tried doing a test download, I usually get about 166KBs) but I guess that's the price you have to pay, if you don't want to pay in $
     
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    Stealther only blocks your FF browser from recording where you go - i.e. eliminates tracks on your computer, but not others you visit from knowing your IP address unless you use other software mentioned above (Tor, Privoxy, etc.) to anonimize your surfing.

    You need tunneling to mask your ISP from knowing where you go on the Internet, so whatever you do, make sure the software on your computer tunnels out through your connection from your computer.

    -- Tom
     
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    Thanks for the info Tom.

    ...screamer
     
  12. noduser

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    I just so happen to be an Opera user :)
     
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