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superdave

Joined: 07 Feb 2009
Posts: 62

PostPosted: Thu 28 Feb 2013, 21:47    Post_subject:  Browsers with privacy  

Does anyone have any suggestions on web browsers that the companies do not take and store your browsing history and computer information like Google does and Microsoft. I like www.ixquick.com for a search engine as they do not store your searches and also the proxy is a nice feature to privately search from outside sources. www.startpage.com is good as a secondary search engine for pricacy. However, as far as the browser goes I am clueless. What browsers do you guys suggest for both Windows 7 64 bit and also for Puppy so they company does not take your history and information? Any suggestions or know how on this topic?
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Semme

Joined: 07 Aug 2011
Posts: 3939
Location: World_Hub

PostPosted: Thu 28 Feb 2013, 22:11    Post_subject:  

You don't sound like someone that would need anything more than Cotse. Then again, perhaps less?
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nooby

Joined: 29 Jun 2008
Posts: 10557
Location: SwedenEurope

PostPosted: Fri 01 Mar 2013, 00:24    Post_subject:  

Dave I know too little to give any good informed advice.
I think each browser situation are so unique that it is
almost impossible to not reveal what one do other than
if you are a security expert yourself. That is my best take on it.

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I use Google Search on Puppy Forum
not an ideal solution though
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Semme

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PostPosted: Fri 01 Mar 2013, 06:51    Post_subject:  

"Once upon a time.." << Citation nine.
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capoverde


Joined: 28 Jun 2006
Posts: 233
Location: Sanremo (Italy) with fine seaview

PostPosted: Sun 03 Mar 2013, 05:31    Post_subject:  

Have been using QTWeb ([url]www.qtweb.net[/url]) for a couple years now, mainly for its speedy startup, though not always stable. Has "anonymous browsing" and total-reset shutoff options, thus erasing all browsing data on exiting. Its portability, small size and overall simplicity make it a nice fellow (there's even a Win$ version).

Of course, it's not like going through xBBrowser's multiple and encrypted proxies - but that's an overkill to me.

Also: Scroogle has gone and Ixquick is often overloaded or something, so I've been using Duckduckgo.com as a privacy-conscious search engine. Very well done and comprehensive.
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