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Old 03-08-2011, 11:31 PM   #1
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Default What's that software... Makes you anonymous...

Whats it called? I want to call it 'tar' but that's not getting any useful results. I don't even know what it does. Just curious how it works. I think it might be p2p based... I dunno... Ideas?
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Old 03-09-2011, 12:01 AM   #2
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It's called Tor:

https://www.torproject.org/

It's basically a collection of proxy servers that allow you to connect to them through an encrypted connection, one by one, to mask your data and your location. Pretty cool stuff.
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Old 03-22-2011, 12:52 AM   #3
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Keep in mind that software running within the browser, such as Flash, Java and some JavaScript may not obey the proxy settings configured by TOR.

I suggest using the Firefox plugin "NoScript" to block the majority of the rest of that.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:40 AM   #4
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Are there any programs that work like this for various game chat programs like vent etc? We get invited to different servers and I'd like to avoid risks.
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Old 02-07-2013, 03:54 PM   #5
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Get a paid VPN if you want to be anonymous.
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:04 PM   #6
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Get a paid VPN if you want to be anonymous.
Except that in the US and a number of other countries, they'll simply hand over your info to the US government when requested.
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Old 02-20-2013, 04:06 PM   #7
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Except that in the US and a number of other countries, they'll simply hand over your info to the US government when requested.
Um, no. Do a little research.

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Old 02-20-2013, 09:27 PM   #8
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Research

One of the bigger premium VPN providers
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:25 PM   #9
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One of the bigger premium VPN providers
So... don't use that one?

There are plenty around that will at least claim not to do such things.
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Old 03-12-2013, 12:20 AM   #10
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So... don't use that one?

There are plenty around that will at least claim not to do such things.
It may help the OP if you were to list the specific providers and link to their legal pages. Please provide links.
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Old 03-12-2013, 02:29 AM   #11
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:57 PM   #12
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Based on the way the conversation in this thread went, some people might find this article interesting:
http://torrentfreak.com/which-vpn-pr...iously-111007/
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:12 PM   #13
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Thanks for the link seepy83. The comments are where the real action is.
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Old 03-15-2013, 06:44 PM   #14
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More recent link.
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:08 AM   #15
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Um, no. Do a little research.

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um, yes actually.
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