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Why guard and exit nodes are allowed to be from same country?

If one's connection is corrupted when your guard and exit node is the same person (that can then analyze your traffic and based on that figure out your IP), why does Tor allow them to be from the same ...
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Accessing US Social Security from Overseas [duplicate]

I am a US citizen who will be overseas for an extended period of time. From what I've read, it seems that US Social Security website will not allow users to access their Social Security information ...
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Tor is not hiding my location

I am trying to watch live FIFA matches on this site which is not available in my country so I am using Tor. However Tor is not hiding my location. Screenshot explains it better
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Hidden Services and the “Eyes”

What can be done to improve anonymity of Hidden Service ag ainst the "Eyes" or intelligence agencies like NSA, GCHQ I'm not loking for a bullet proof solution but only steps an operator can take to ...
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How is a site tracing my location on tor?

On walmart.ca, my location data shows up. I'm using the latest version of TBB 6.5.2 on MacOS Sierra 10.12.4. I am not signed in and it happens during a new start of Tor. The browser is on medium ...
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Can the Tor Browser itself hide your location?

I know this is about the simplest of questions, but I've yet to come across an answer that gives me a sold yes or no answer. Basically, what I'm dealing with are average internet users who claim to ...
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Why do I seem to have different IP addresses at the same time?

I edited the torrc-defaults file and added the line ExitNodes {GB} to get a UK exit node. (I myself am not in the UK.) It seemed to work, here's what dnsleaktest.com tells me However, other sites, ...
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Does Tor latency leak location information?

This might be a general question about any anonymizing service, but I'm new here and curious about, but not super familiar with, Tor. Suppose there's a service that engages in some handshake with ...
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Is providing location an issue?

I (newbie) am giving tor a test drive, picked meetup.com. The first thing that site (http://meetup.com) asks you for is your location (city). Is this bad, not recommended, no problem, ... ?
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ISP & LEO tracking on Tor

I realize this will sound like I am beating a dead horse; however, I've read many, many threads and comments on this topic and am not quiet satisfied. Maybe I'm being too specific and need a more ...
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Why can't I change my apparent location using Tor?

I've set Tor to use United States exit nodes (torrc). Why is a US website still telling me that I can't watch a video in "my location"? How can I fix it? (http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/...
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Location fetch of a website via Firefox while mobile hotspot is ON throghTOR

I understand that for best security Tor needs to be used along with Tor browser. Sometimes I do not use Tor browser and I configure Firefox to use SOCKS5 proxy. The following happened while I was ...