How to Protect our Privacy and Browse Anonymously

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Anonymous web browsing refers to utilization of the World Wide Web that hides a user’s personally identifiable information from websites visited. Anonymous web browsing can be achieved via proxy servers, virtual private networks and other anonymity programs such as Tor. These programs work by sending information through a series of routers in order to hide the source and destination of information.

Your ip address is ! You are from !!!

Even I can know your IP address, city and country. I can see it in my website’s dashboard. I just use this information to know who my visitors are. But ISPs(Internet Service Providers) and Government agencies spy on you to track what you are doing online.

Recently us president signed a bill that repeals broadband privacy rules. As a result ISPs in US can share your sensitive information such as websites you visit, the apps you use and your exact location.

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How can we achieve anonymity and protect our privacy?

1. Use VPNs(Virtual Private Servers)

When we open a web page, our IP address and other computer information become visible to the target web page’s server. This information can be used to track the user. The user’s IP address can be hidden via a proxy server or a VPN server.

For example, if a user requests to visit a link on a web page, the request will instead of being sent directly to the web site server—be sent to the proxy server, which then relays the request to the targeted internet server. This hides the user’s IP address from the target server, as only the proxy server’s information is visible.

Use TrustZone VPN (Paid)

  • Hide your IP address & location. They do not log the activities of users.
  • Prevent your ISP from monitoring your online activity and tracking your every move.
  • Encrypt all your internet traffic, protect yourself from cyber threats and unsecured wi-fi hotspots.
  • Free trial: You can try them for 3 days Click to visit their website

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If you don’t have money for paid VPN use free vpns. If you using smartphones install Opera VPN. Paid VPNs are recommended.

2. Use anonymous search engines: Duckduckgo (free to use)

Google is the best search engine, we all know that. But they store keep track of our search queries. If you are searching for something like adult content or other stuff use Duckduckgo.

DuckDuckGo is the search engine that doesn’t track you. They don’t collect or share any of your personal information. They don’t store your search history.

Visit Duckduckgo

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3. Use anonymous Email services

Anonymous Email services don’t ask for your name or mobile number while creating account.

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4. Ctrl+Shift+N : Private / Incognito window browsing

Use Private window browsing feature in browsers. This feature is supported by all browsers. It deletes our browsing history after we close our browser. If you don’t use private window feature clear the cache and cookies once in a week. Use all these 4 methods to achieve complete anonymity and to protect our privacy! Using VPN is most important! Article you may like: How to get a Bitcoin prepaid Debit Card without Verification.

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