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Quoted from TorifyHOWTO (written by me, but never been disputed): When using a transparent proxy, it is possible to start a Tor session from the client as well as from the transparent proxy, creating a "Tor over Tor" scenario. Doing so produces undefined and potentially unsafe behavior. In theory, however, you can get six hops instead of three, ...


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Using such a system only prevents IP address leaks. The Tor Browser has many, many patches to reduce fingerprintability and fix privacy-breaking bugs. Think of it like this: Does it really help that no one can get your IP, if they can potentially link up all of your online identities? There are various and subtle ways of tracking a browser across the web ...


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Written in September 2013, this answer might be out of date after some time. Full disclosure: I am a maintainer of Whonix wrote most of this page, so I may be biased. (By the way, that page is under a Free as in speech license, so if you legally copy it to wikipedia (or similar) it can be made truly objective.) If you are most concerned about local ...


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The danger (beyond the performance hit) which keeps me from running Tor over Tor has to do with timing and congestion measurements. Adversaries watching your traffic at the exit(s) of your circuits have a better chance of linking your Whonix activity with your TBB activity when those shared circuits slow down or drop packets at the same time. This can ...


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This answer isn't perfect yet, but still better than nothing. This answer mostly works for TBB 3.0 and above. (Currently the Alpha version of TBB.) Most of this solution is taken from Whonix's source code. It could be made to work with TBB 2.x (currently the stable version of TBB) as well, in that case get the modified Tor Browser start script (start-tor-...


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I think you're asking how to run a VM of Tails inside Tails? This is an odd request, and it might be better to explain what you're hoping to get out of that setup. You might also read through the answers here: Running a virtual machine (VM) that can only connect through Tor ; particularly looking at the discussion on Whonix (https://www.whonix.org/wiki/...


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Configuring another browser to connect using Tor is reasonably easy. The more difficult problems are: Making certain that all the traffic goes through Tor, including DNS requests. Eliminating all the means by which your browser can reveal your real IP. Making the data revealed via javascript, browser headers, ETags, etc agree with each other without ...


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It's pseudonymous rather than anonymous. What's the difference between pseudonymity and anonymity? That deserves its own question.


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