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YoKenny

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #15 on: August 23, 2009, 05:27:18 AM »
Just read this
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Microsoft working to eliminate Internet anonymity
◦By Jabulani Leffall◦Aug 19, 2009
Microsoft researchers have unveiled an anti-hacking concept that can help track hackers or malicious content to origin servers.

The Host Tracker program's goal is to "de-anonymize the Internet" through the ability to host servers with 99 percent accuracy.
 
http://gcn.com/articles/2009/08/19/microsoft-internet-anonymity.aspx?s=gcndaily_200809?cid=nl_DR_DAILY_T

normishmael

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2009, 06:09:46 AM »
Keeping Paranoia to a minimum,I thank a pretty good rule of thumb on
Internet use would be to never do anything,you would not be
willing to do with a army of cops,spooks,perverts,con-men plus your Mom
watching.
But YoKenny,if your avatar means anything,we both understand:
"The importance of not being seen".

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #17 on: August 23, 2009, 08:22:46 AM »
Add to the fact that no matter if you use a dynamic IP, anonymous proxies, or whatever else, remember that Google saves practically everything ever searched from every IP address that ever connected to their site and used their services.

Wrap your head around that.

Additionally, a lot of other search engines use google for their own searches, so even if you want to stay away from google's "eyes", you still have to find a search engine that doesn't use them at all.

Just keep in mind, that if you look / search for child porn, instructions to build h-bombs, or how to kill the president, there's always a slight chance that the government will be able to figure out who you are, no matter how careful you are.

If you're extremely worried, and have some brains to spare, you could hack into other systems and use their internet for your nasty internet uses, or use "IP Spoofing methods".


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How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
isn't necessary unless you're trying to do something extremely illegal.  Just don't do it and you won't get caught.
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Black3agl3

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #18 on: August 23, 2009, 09:24:48 AM »
yokenny: then, everything we do will b able to b traced... right? Worse than in the "real" world...

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #19 on: August 23, 2009, 09:29:09 AM »
I know you didn't address your question towards me, but I'd say, yes.  Unless you do some crazy network spoofing and some expert hacking techniques, I don't see how anything you do on the internet won't be able to be traced using some sort of tracking mechanism (I mean, they still eventually find most hackers, don't they?  If not, then they're REAL good).  Take this for example: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32495363/ns/technology_and_science-security/  Hint: look into the related news entries near the bottom of the page for more.

If you prefer YoKenny's answer, you can of course wait for that.
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Black3agl3

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #20 on: August 23, 2009, 09:36:25 AM »
No, its ok... I just addressed the post to him as I did not know wat to quote from his post... :)
The internet's gettin crazier as time goes... but the good side of it is that most hackers will be traced up easier...

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #21 on: August 23, 2009, 09:39:20 AM »
That is correct.  Just remember, "big brother is always watching" whoever big brother might be.  Your ISP, your mother, your spouse, your children, the government, local state authorities, search engines... the list goes on.
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YoKenny

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #22 on: August 23, 2009, 09:57:05 AM »
Keeping Paranoia to a minimum,I thank a pretty good rule of thumb on
Internet use would be to never do anything,you would not be
willing to do with a army of cops,spooks,perverts,con-men plus your Mom
watching.
But YoKenny,if your avatar means anything,we both understand:
"The importance of not being seen".

For your viewing pleasure:
D. P. Gumby - My Brain Hurts!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIlKiRPSNGA

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #23 on: August 23, 2009, 09:57:19 AM »
Absolutely.
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normishmael

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Re: How to hide IP address and use internet safely?
« Reply #24 on: August 23, 2009, 10:23:25 AM »
YoKenny:
 
For your viewing pleasure:
D. P. Gumby - My Brain Hurts!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIlKiRPSNGA
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