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Anonymizer(1) (anonymizer) See anonymous Web surfing and anonymity application.
(2) (Anonymizer, Inc., San Diego, CA, www.anonymizer.com) The first anonymous Web surfing service. Anonymous Surfing lets users browser the Web privately without divulging their identity information and IP addresses. The company was founded in 1995 by Lance Cottrell, an acknowledged expert in cryptography and Internet privacy. Cottrell also created Mixmaster, which hides senders' names and email addresses (see anonymous remailer). In 2010, Anonymizer was acquired by Ntrepid (www.ntrepidcorp.com).
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