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#1 mojavemystic

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 11:58 AM

I would like some input and recommendations for the best browser to use of one needs to maintain a good level pf privacy.  I was using Google Chrome until I read some concerning information on it concerning its lack of privacy.

 

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 12:04 PM

Just my opinion...but I suspect any privacy options in any browser...are often overcome by all the browser add-ons which users seem compelled to install.

 

Moving topic to anppropriate forum :).

 

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 01:03 PM

My take is it is not the browser, it is the user who needs to maintain the information for privacy. Any and all browsers can be used inappropriately and cause loss of privacy. This can be and often is due to inattention and or being uneducated about browsing security.

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 01:03 PM

Where is the appropriate forum for this type of question?

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 01:05 PM

I've just heard so many bad things about Chrome.  May I ask as to what your browser of choice is?
I am uneducated about browser privacy and security. Can you offer some suggestions?

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 01:08 PM

I've been using Opera since version 6 and it was pay for as my default. I've configured it rather tightly. But I have 5 browsers total and some for specific uses.

I would not recommend the latest incarnation of Opera.

If you want to create a general browsing topic. Start one here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/14/web-browsingemail-and-other-internet-applications/

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Posted 24 August 2013 - 02:01 PM

OK.  Thank you.  


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