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Is it recommend to use Tor browser to buy things online?

I know that you'll have the same identity (IP) on the same site but since it's not your own IP (in another word you're connecting the site through other device) is it safe (recommend) to buy things ...
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i can`t download Tor Browser [duplicate]

i can`t download Tor browser.when i tried to enter it blocks
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Setup Tor Browser as a regular browser [duplicate]

How do you setup Tor Browser as a regular browser? I want everything working just like with a regular browser, all tracking cookies etc. working just with relay. At the moment I am trying to ...
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OONI Hackathon Berlin [closed]

I just wanted to ask if I could also go to the "Hackathon" to find out more about the Tor Browser because I'm doing a presentation about it in school.
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Tor will not allow me to view . onion sites [duplicate]

I downloaded Tor a few days ago and It will not allow me to see any .onion sites. All other sites seem to be working but when I try hidden services I get Firefox can't establish a connection to the ...
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Is my anonymity compromised when I am in the clearnet with another browser while surfing with Tor? [duplicate]

Sometimes I am surfing anonymously via Tor and parallelly with a regular browser in the clearnet. Is it anyhow unsecure to do so? Should I use Tor exclusively when I want to remain anonymous? (There ...
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If i download Tor will i keep my other browsers and be able to use them still?

I just wanna know if it will make it my default browser and get rid of my other ones or what
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What is DuckDuckGo and how is it related to Tor browser?

I just installed Tor and on the page I see a place to type questions into something called DuckDuckGo, but not “tor browser”. Am I missing something?
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ultimate encryption and protection of sensitive data

I have many sensitive documentation which I am scared to lose or get somebody accessed. My question would be what is the ultimate encryption protection? I have read lot of articles saying that for ...
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tor vs https://startpage.com

Let's say I want to find information about some dictator and want people to answer questions about him. I want to be undetected + insure the same for the people in such a survey. What are the ...
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Why does having a second non-Tor browser open compromise your anonymity on Tor?

Using Tor by itself gives anonymity, but I heard that you must avoid opening a clearnet web browser at the same time as Tor otherwise it can leak your identity. Why and how does the second browser ...
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Never using Tails and Tor from home IP address but still caught

If a system using Tails and Tor always connects to public wifi in a city far away from someone's home IP address, what are all the different ways this would backfire such that authorities still manage ...
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Viewing videos using Tor Browser & anonimity

In some security guides listed that when you watching videos via Tor your real IP gets or might be disclosed. One of them says "You should turn off media.play-stand-alone and peerconnection....
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viewing files on local machine via tor browser

How does Tor browser handle opening, local files such as html pages & php stored on my own computer. would it a) just open it directly from my pc hard-drive. or b) re-route it via several other ...
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Visiting Clearnet websites using Tor Browser

Does using the Tor Browser to visit Clearnet websites provide more privacy than visiting the same Clearnet websites using retail Firefox?
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How does Tor browser find hidden websites [closed]

I was reading about search engines and i have seen that google for example is crawling and expending it's indexes by finding new links inside of the current websites he is scanning at the time. So my ...
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Remove bookmarks from tor browser

I use tor browser and have some bookmarks. Now I want to remove those bookmarks completely. I already tried approach mentioned on this link. I deleted places.sqlite file but all my bookmarks are still ...
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How do i avoid the "i am not a robot" verification when i open a new website? [duplicate]

I am new to Tor, as soon as i installed and started surfing. The browser started asking me to verify if i was a robot for every new website i access. How can i avoid it?
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What to do about Foxacid [closed]

8 days ago in Germany where my Windows 7 PC is located I upgraded its U.S. Firefox browser by hitting the Help/On Firefox tab (I think it was ver 35.0a1, or something like that), I was focibly ...
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Is VPN and Tor sufficient enough to Stay Protected Online

Its pretty common question, still asking 😄 Its better to rectify from Experts 🤔
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Blank white screen pop-up when attempting to download files [Linux-specific]

Example: download image(s) Attempting to download files using Tor results in the following "white screen of death" to appear: and the only way to rid of this "pop-up", if I may ...
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Which major sites block Tails and Tor visitors from creating user accounts?

This documentation discusses how networks can fingerprint a user who's using Tails OS https://tails.boum.org/doc/about/fingerprint/index.en.html There's plenty of write-ups on how Tails and Tor ...
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How to load user profile in tbselenium

from tbselenium.tbdriver import TorBrowserDriver driver = TorBrowserDriver("Downloads/tor-browser_en-US/") driver.get('https://www.google.com') What is the correct way to load the user-...
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How to configure Tor for accepting cookies, 3rd party cookies and so on like normal FF

Tor is iteresting for me for getting different IP. How to get menues in Tor browser like on normal FF Browser? Thats because I like to configure surfing without private mode and accepting cookies, ...
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What is the difference between the Tor browser initiated by Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0?

I'm using Tor browser initiated through Firefox v68.9.0esr and Brave Version 1.10.97 Chromium: 83.0 interchangeably for quite some time now. While automating I'm able to able to start a Mozilla based ...
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is it safe to download Tor browser from other browser

1.i just learnt about Tor, and i'd like to know where is the best place to download Tor browser,i feel downloading from the google play store or another browser might have a negative effect on the ...
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Access tor sites without installing a tor browser, but via a PHP url?

Can one setup some type of PHP service that routes url info to a PHP script that outputs tor websites without having to install a tor browser on our client machine?
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Will Tor Browser for Android receive Updates automatically or do I need to have an App Store installed for that?

Do I need to have an app store installed in order to get Tor updates on Android, or will Tor download updates automatically by himself (like Tor Browser on Desktop does)?
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Browser Fingerprinting in TAILS

How concerned should I be about fingerprinting of my browser in TAILS? I am not sure what I can do. How can I minimize the risks of browser fingerprinting?
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I't to know if i can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me

I'm running Tor in Windows. Getting error "Unable to find Proxy for private or normal mode". I'd to know if I can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me.
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tor failed to establish a network connection

IDK whats the problem, it worked till now. Blockquote 7/10/2018 13:08:01 PM.600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all ...
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Error during first tor browser launch

I have problem with first tor launch on Parrot GNU/Linux, Release 3.11 32-bit , Kernel Linux 4.14.0-parrot13-686-pae i686, Kernel Linux 4.14.0-parrot13-686-pae i686. I extracted Tor tar.xz package, an ...
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Tor Browser is not working in the new Tails 3.3 version

The browser simple doesn't load. When I click in the icon both in the favorites or Internet menu nothing happens. When I try using the command line (through tor-browser command) it shows this: The ...
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Identity within TOR Browser [duplicate]

Before I updated, the browser would tell me where I was logging on from: Germany, France and such. Now it only gives an IP address. I travel extensively and often require an identity from the US and ...

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