Questions tagged [anonymity]

The word "anonymity" is used to describe the state or quality of being unidentifiable for a person's or a group of people's actions or in the case of computers, data.

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Does Tor now keep history?

The latest update seems to have changed settings to keeping history. Is it also broadcasting our social security #'s?
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Fetching JSON via Tor

Hi I am trying to make a code that monitors cryptocurrency prices, so I am fetching JSON data from public sources and then processing it. I am using this python code by @Anurag Uniyal: import urllib....
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Is it safe to use Nipe with a Raspberry Pi?

I'm not a Perl coder and hoped Tor users (more familiar with proper tor application and usage) could weigh in on the implementation and overall usage of such a tool. Would anyone recommend against ...
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Tor Onions active on Tail , does Electrum use that proxy?

When I open onion relay on Tails , and then open Electrum Wallet on LiveCD Tails Does that Electrum connected with Tor proxy/network? Hope some users would help me to explain this things
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How is my IP being tracked?

Recently I downloaded some e-books from b-ok.org (formerly known as bookzz). After downloading a few books, the site notified me that: "more than 5 books have been downloaded from this IP in the last ...
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Tor node additional flags configuration

I recently stumbled upon these new additional flags in the Tor Metrics website: I’d like to configure my tor node to also have the FallbackDir and IPv6 ORPort flags, but don’t know what to add or ...
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How do Linux global brokers

I have a Linux VPS. I need to go outside and I try to proxy export http_proxy="http://127.0.0.1:8123" export https_proxy="https://127.0.0.1:8123" But not all agents. I have an nginx that needs ...
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Setting up an exit node on VPS along with a VPN. Impact to anonymity?

If I run a VPS (using Orange VPS provider out of Iceland, purchased with monero-filtered bitcoin) as a TOR exit node, and that VPS (running Streisand) is also the VPS I use for a privately controlled ...
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OpenVPN connecting to a server via a Tor (SOCKS) proxy - error: “timeout expired” and “Inactivity timeout”" in Linux

I'm trying to connect to an OpenVPN server through Tor Socks Proxy. When I try to connect to the VPN sometimes I receive this error message "Recv_socks_reply: TCP Port Read Timeout expired" and ...
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using whois with torify and detailed info

I tried tor-prompt and while the minimalist /help gives some info. it doesn't tell if I can run the whois command through it or some other command utility which gives me the info. I tried the ...
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IP address and staying anonymous?

What identification information does Tor strip besides IP addresses? I realize that, by filtering through ORs, my IP address is no longer identifiable. But what other ID information, besides the data ...
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Will Tor prevent internetal monitoring via our router? [duplicate]

my chinese wife is spying/monitoring and blocking my internet access with what I guess is some sort of 'child monitoring' software. (...she blocked my porn..) But I think it works directly with our ...
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Kronymous 0.2.8 is working with Chrome 59.0.3071.9 (official Build) dev (at 64 bit)?

According with this post,kronymous 0.2.8 seems to work with the the Developer Channel 58.0.3029.31 (Official Build) dev (32-bit),so I have tried to check if it was true. I have installed Chrome 59.0....
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Hide hostname in Tor [duplicate]

I don't want that the website I am visiting knows I am using tor. Is it possible to hide the hostname, as this one mentions tor (see below)?
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Anonymity considerations of HTTP referer field [duplicate]

I was just reading about security risks associated with the referrer field and the ticket generated on Tor to probably disable it for anonymity. But I don't really understand the security risks. I ...
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Multiple IP's with tor [duplicate]

i'm french and I have a question. Bonjour, j'aimerai utiliser plusieurs IP's en même temps avec Tor, j'ai vu que c'était possible mais je n'arrive toujours pas : je n'ai pas bien compris le changement ...
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Using Torrents and Tor simultaneously on the same machine [duplicate]

I know that even official Tor project website clearly says that it's bad idea to use torrents over Tor. Just want to clarify. If I understand correctly, to run torrents over Tor I have to run TBB ...
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Send emails to external addresses

I would want to send emails to external addresses from an external web site (for example contact@mywebsite.com or .org etc) from my mail2tor account, but I received the next e-mail: Subject:   ...
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Email anonymity [duplicate]

I'm using Tails on a newly formatted pc at home, conncting to internet via wifi. I need to remain anonymous to the recipients (no matters email encyption) so i wonder if it's enough to register a new ...
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Does Claw compromise anonymity provided by Tails?

I'd like to know if anonymity is comprised while setting Claw with my everyday mail addresses (name.surname@gmail, hotmail). My first thought would answer yes, but i'm not expert. if so, what could ...
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Why can't user be identified or located if he uses tor

I know how tor works but I have this question. Lets say that the user which uses tor has done something bad with some website. In website log there would be ip which did this thing. If they try find ...
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Mozilla now hosting Tor relay nodes

What is the deal with allowing Mozilla to host Tor relay nodes? They say their contribution will help to greatly expand and improve the Tor network, yet despite all the recent spin on the truth about ...
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Routing traffic through TOR [closed]

Just would like to ask if its possible to route traffic through windows on TOR. I tried with the vidilia control panel but it seems that the support has been discontinued. Cannot find much information ...
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What tor product would you recomend to anony,mously post a cl ad to prevent immediate flagging? [duplicate]

What tor product can I use to make a cl listing and not expose my ip for flagging? Thanks
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can my phone company still track what i search useing my data [closed]

I have just found out about the wonderful world of Tor. I have it on my PC, but my question is: Can my internet company and/or phone service see what I'm searching? I understand that it is encrypted ...
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My identity is exposed on a forum when using tor [closed]

My friend was trolling on a forum and now he got banned. Now they banned my new account too. I tried to use Tor, I disabled scripts-But it doesn't help, They can still detect my computer. What else do ...

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