posted on Aug, 19 2014 @ 12:05 AM
a reply to: grumpy64
If you wanna be paranoid, think of this.
When you connect to your internet service provider, your IP address and timestamp is recorded. when you visit any site
the same info is recorded in the logs of the site.
So, with no spyware involved at all, you can be identified as being at the site.
Even if you use public wireless, if it is important enough to find you, someone will have seen you there.
The tor network obfiscates your ip address through a p2p network, yet the FBI was still able to locate and prosecute the head of Silk Road. I would
just assume that privacy does not exist and do what you can.
The internet as well as tor were developed by Darpa. All they have to do is to route packets to intended locations and to a data collection site, so
that all traffic can be monitored, regardless of what sites are visited.
here is a wired article. NSA Prefers hacking Routers
Additionally, if you feel that https is safe, the data can be recorded and decrypyted in the future when hardware may be able to crack the
If you do not know what you are doing, it is best to assume that anything you post to the internet can be traced back to you, regardless of using a