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While there doesn't appear to be any existing privacy-friendly CAs at this moment, all evidence suggests that the recently-announced Let's Encrypt CA (launching summer 2015) will not require users to provide personal information. This could change, but I doubt it will given EFF's involvement. If Let's Encrypt will not collect any personal information when ...


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Anonymity isn't binary. There is a sliding scale of anonymity on the web. How much you need to do depends on who is trying to deanonymize you, what resources they have and how much of those resources they are willing to spend on you. Depending on whether you are considered an advertising target, a nuisance to a specific website, a copyright violator, an ...


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Strictly speaking, computers are deterministic systems, and thus are not "tainted" by the virtues or vices of whoever is on the other side of the keyboard. That a given piece of software is written by, say, a member of the Illuminati, does not imply that running the software necessarily opens a gateway to Hell. However this does raise an interesting ...


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Avoiding the tracking codes is most important for sites to which you don't identify yourself / your device anyway, i.e., anonymous surfing. Using Tor is the best option since you don't have to trust any VPN provider. VPN is the second best, and you can probably find a VPN provider that you trust as at least somewhat more than your mobile carrier. Third best ...


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The easiest way to avoid interception/modification of your web traffic is one that you mention in the question which is to use a VPN. This will encrypt traffic between your device and the VPN endpoint and should prevent your ISP from being able to modify web headers or other aspects of your use. There are VPN clients for most modern mobile operating ...


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I think it is a good idea to use special linux distributions like Tails Tails is a live operating system, that you can start on almost any computer from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card. It aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity. or Whonix Whonix is an operating system focused on anonymity, privacy and security. It's based on the Tor anonymity ...



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