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Proxies for anonymity - High Anonymous vs Distorting


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#1 hummhumm

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 05:43 PM

Up until now, i've been using high anonymous proxies for my anonymity needs. I've recently read about a type of proxy service called Distorting proxies.

 

Would a distorting proxy provide more anonymity than a high anonymous proxy? If someone really wanted to find out who you really are when using a high anonymous proxy, they could contact the proxy server that your using and bribe them or use a warrant to learn your real identity, and track you down. A distorting proxy doesn't show the proxy servers IP address or yours(a completely fake IP). Wouldn't this mean there wouldn't be any way to learn your real identity? The only drawback is that it will be detectable that you're using a proxy. Wouldn't this secure your anonymity?

 

Did I understand a distorting proxy correctly, or am I wrong? Please provide an explanation if I got it all wrong. xD

 

Thanks for the help! :thumbup2:



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