[SATLUG] How trackable is your browser?

pcdls.ronin pcdls.ronin at gmail.com
Wed May 19 07:45:27 CDT 2010


It's interesting to note that, in light of everyone's interest in
'privacy', that all of the SATLUG correspondence are being posted here:

http://blog.gmane.org/gmane.org.user-groups.linux.satlug/www.satlug.org

pcdls

Don Davis wrote:
> You can use an onion router. FF has Tor plugins. You can also tunnel
> over ssh. Taking due diligence to clear cookies and flash 'cookies' is
> mostly good enough. Also take a look at the 'request policy', 'default
> user agent', and 'better privacy' plugins for FF.
>
> Basically everything that you send unencrypted is 'public.' There are
> plenty of chances for MITM snooping / packet capture.
>
>>>>> what can we do about this just live wi it, be damn careful what I
>>>>> post? I feel that with this kind of ID being captured whatever u
>>>>> post can also be connected, rite?
>>>> When you talk on the phone, the telco can listen.  Do you trust them
>>>> not to do that?  All data (text, audio, video) can be reduced to a
>>>> bit stream and that can be recorded.  Is it?  Probably not, but it
>>>> could be.



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