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F**K everyone who is opposed to net neutrality! End of text.
The Mozilla Foundation also pushed for so-called “net neutrality,” a total sham agenda that the tech giants was crucial to make sure you would never be blocked from the information sources you wanted to visit.
Meshworked together via blockchains, ISPs and even more networking protocols yet to be established, but freedom will never die, infact, we have and will continue to gain even more freedoms for ourselves and for our other " silenced " brothers and sisters!
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originally posted by: interupt42
a reply to: StallionDuck
Tor has vulnerability with the exit nodes that could expose your anonymity .
VPNs are the way to go.
VPN aren't safe either unless you setup your own and even then you are likely to leave tracks.
originally posted by: JBurns
a reply to: StallionDuck
The onion browser can be a problem, but the TAILS or even Qubes operating systems will mitigate a lot of those threats (aka "leaks")
For instance on some sites/forums, I sometimes connect using Qubes and TOR especially if posting political speech I don't want to associate with my real identity. On DU, as a good example, I don't want to risk being "Docked" by anybody and getting harassed at home for my political beliefs (as we've seen happen to many good Americans)
On ATS, for instance, I use a VPN but mostly just to protect my login (since ATS doesn't use HTTPs)
And on some other sites, I don't bother to use any of those things
I suppose privacy is a spectrum, and we all have to individually decide what level of surveillance we're willing to accept or what lengths well go to in order to deny others the ability to spy on us.
One thing is for certain, folks shouldn't even start looking down this road until they take care of the basics like learning good online habits, deleting your presence from social media, deleting your google account and clearing the search history, etc. I forget the exact number, but something like ~75% plus of government intelligence produce is derived from open sources (that includes social media!)
But, a combination of multiple services + a major improvement in browsing/surfing habits will be more secure than not using any of those.
For instance TAILS->unlisted TOR bridge->TOR->VPN->Internet is fairly secure provided you follow all instructions and properly compartment browsing
Remember, as far as we know, NSA/GCHQ/etc has not defeated TOR and have not defeated modern encryption.
Those things are still very good defenses against government spying and beyond, and I highly encourage others to use them.
the more people using these networks, operating bridges, operating anonymous VPN etc then everyone is safer.
originally posted by: Metallicus
originally posted by: schuyler
I read the article and watched the video. I do not find it credible. It's pure speculation of what Mozilla MIGHT do according to one guy who is jumping to conclusions before Mozilla has done anything. They are interested in fighting fake news. Anybody got a problem with that? And consider the source and its other articles.
The point is no one tells me what sites I can see and what I can’t. As long as it isn’t illegal I expect to be a free man and to engage in the free exchange of ideas.
The first relay doesn't know where you're going, the last relay/exit node doesn't know where you're from, and the middle relay knows neither. That makes deanonymization nearly impossible, and makes onion routing so empowering.