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Is It Safe? Protecting Your Computer, Your Business, and Yourself Online by Michael Miller

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Chapter 16. Covering Your Tracks Online

With the government sweeping up all sorts of personal data and individual websites tracking your every move, how can you get a little privacy online?

It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do online, sometimes you want to keep your identity secret. Maybe you’re browsing websites that your company or family might not approve of. Maybe you’re leaking confidential information to a competitor, or to the press. Maybe you have a fear of government surveillance. Maybe you just want to lurk online, without fear of anyone discovering who you really are.

Whatever the case, hiding your identity online is sometimes desirous. Fortunately, there are ways to beat the system—and cover your tracks when you’re online. Read ...

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