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anonymous Web surfing

Surfing the Web without divulging personal information to Web sites and tracking technologies. It can be accomplished by hiding the user's IP address by rerouting all requests through a third-party proxy server (see Tor) and/or by using a service that encrypts the data (see VPN service).

Another approach is a built-in browser feature or add-on browser plug-in that makes the session private on the client side, removing traces of Web activity in the computer when the browser window is closed (see private browsing). See cookie, anonymous remailer, anonymous proxy, Web bug and Anonymizer.
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