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Privacy Defended: Protecting Yourself Online by Chris Weber, William Chan, Gary Bahadur

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Anonymity on the Internet

One of the goals of this book is to show that even though an element of privacy is lost when conducting activity on the Internet, you can also take some steps to maintain an element of anonymity. This next section looks at some of these steps, covering items such as anonymous surfing, anonymous remailers, and various shareware and commercial products that help maintain anonymity on the Internet. The majority of these tools are either free or low cost, making them attractive to the end user.

Anonymous Surfing

Anonymous Web surfing was developed to help protect consumers who give up private information, both knowingly and unknowingly. A variety of products available on the Internet enable anonymous surfing. Typically, ...

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