Internet Privacy

For some general information and advice about Internet privacy, see www.getsafeonline.org or www.epic.org.

See our article 'The Internet Great Escape'

To find out how much information can be gathered by other parties whilst you're online, see www.privacy.net

If you are concerned that your ISP or anyone else can track where you're surfing, there are services and proxy servers that can provide you with an 'anonymous' or secure online presence. Useful if you're in a 'sensitive' situation or suspect you're being 'monitored'. Try these sites:

www.anonymizer.com
www.anonymouse.org

Another way to have a secure and private connection to the Internet is by using a VPN (Virtual Private Network). Check out these links for setting up your own VPN:

 

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