Would you like to be a little bit more anonymous when surfing the Web? You can be with the following simple tips that will help you hide your identity online.
Be invisible on the Web with anonymous surfing
. Learn about anonymous surfing, what anonymous surfing is, why you might be interested in surfing anonymously, how much information
is easily learned about you via your Web surfing habits, anonymous proxies and services, and more.
Don't want anyone seeing what you're searching for? Search engines (and other people that use your computer) can and do keep records of searches - here's a few ways you can keep your searching history private
Don't want companies to know your information? If you're as tired as I am of sites forcing you to go through registration just to view their content, than BugMeNot
is for you. It's easy to use and makes life much simpler, not to mention it's a good guard of your online privacy and enables you to surf anonymously.
For many years now, every time I absolutely have to give my email address online, I've used a fake, temporary, or junk email address that I don't mind being filled up with spam. For instance, say you want to sign up for a contest and don't want your "real" email addy spammed; well, you just get an email address for that contest and that contest only. There are plenty of places you can grab a free email account
from on the Web; I've listed a few of my favorites that will help you conceal your online identity.
Instead of flitting all over the Web to visit your favorite sites, you can hide your tracks a bit better with the anonymous power of RSS
technology - you'd be surprised at how much you can do with RSS.
One of the easiest ways for you to get tracked online is through malicious software applications (malware) that watch what your computer is doing. You can get rid of these with free spyware removal tools.
A lot of the traps that people get caught in online could be avoided with some common sense Web safety. Use my Safe Search Checklist
to keep yourself from being tracked online.
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