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How to stay anonymous online

Submitted by on April 10, 2014 (2 years ago)
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How to stay anonymous onlineThis guide will help you learn ways to anonymize the majority of your Internet-based communications and activities.

The best thing you can do to stay anonymous online is to hide your IP address. This is the easiest way to trace your online activity back to you. If someone knows your IP address, they can easily determine the geographic location of the server that hosts that address and get a rough idea of where you're located. Broadly speaking, there are three ways to obscure your IP address and hide your location:

1. Use a proxy server.

If you want all of your online activity to be anonymized, the best way to do it is to pretend to be someone else. This is basically what a proxy server does: it routes your connection through a different server so your IP address isn't so easy to track down. There are hundreds of free proxies out there, and finding a good one is just a matter of searching. Most major browsers offer proxy server extensions that can be activated in just one click.

2. Use a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) extends a private network across a public network, such as the Internet. It enables a computer to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if it is directly conn...

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