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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

How to surf anonymously

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So, if you've been surfing the net for a few years now, you probably know something about IP address. An IP address is a unique number which identifies you on the internet. Contrary to what some people believe, you're not exactly anonymous when surfing the web. Every time you visit a web site, your IP address is shown and your online transactions can be traced. In fact, I can go to my statcounter right now and see the IP addresses of everyone who has visited my site. If I can do that, "adult sites" can do that as well.

You might think, big deal, it's just a bunch of numbers, how can anyone know it's me? Well, anyone can just go to your internet service provider, give them your IP address and obtain every information about you. Or, hackers can gain access to your PC by just using your IP address. So how can you protect yourself? By hiding your IP address and surfing anonymously. Proxy sites can hide IP address, however, there's also the added risk that whatever private information you might send on the internet will be used by that proxy site so the best way is a third party software. offers a software that would hide your IP address. They have their own servers, and they can provide you with lifetime software updates and lifetime support, unlike proxy websites that doesn't have customer support and are sometimes the source of online identity theft.

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