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Questions tagged [clear-net]

Clearnet applies to any outside service on the regular Internet that might be accessed by hidden services. Prime example is how Silk Road got busted by using clearnet to access Captcha service, which disclosed the actual server IP address in Iceland

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Does hosting a Tor hidden service also on clearnet DNS reduce privacy/security for the Tor user?

I am wondering about the anonymity and security differences in visiting an .onion site, from the user's perspective, between one that is ONLY a hidden service, and one that also points the same ...
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Can I use Tor for clients that are connected via OpenVPN?

Basically I have OpenVPN server and I would like to configure it so that clients that connect to OpenVPN are then connected to the Tor network on the server are able to browse hidden services and ...
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Are there proxies like Tor2Web but not just for http connections?

Tor2Web allows access to Hidden services from clearnet. However I would like to know if there some other gateways which will allow connections to hidden services on custom port and allows different ...
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What are ClearClick and ABE?

I'm new to Tor. What is Application Boundaries Enforcer (ABE) and ClearClick and why should I have them turned on or off? Thanks!
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Hidden Service Communication with clear net

If a hidden service has to communicate with the clear net but doesnt want to either appear to be coming from a known tor exit and masking its true IP what would be the best way to achieve something ...
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How block clearnet in Tor browser?

Some .onion websites contain clearnet links which sends you to https (or http) websites. I understood that https/http is lesser anonymous than .onion. How can I block in Tor browser all links that ...
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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 to start graphical software on Tails?

The Firefox web browser is the only graphical software on Tails the user "clearnet" can start, or? If not, how? PS: I know that to run software under the user "clearnet" is stupid, but ….