Snowden, NSA, privacy, domestic surveillance, all of it. The head spins.
If you want to stay private, and make these concerns a non-issue, you should use Mike Tigas’s Onion Browser.
It’s an iPhone and iPad app that lets your device connect to the Tor network, which reroutes your web traffic through various servers before ultimately landing on your screen. You stay completely anonymized.
Onion Browser is simply a mobile browser that knows how to navigate all this rerouting, getting at this is a layer of the Internet that conventional browsers like Chrome and Firefox can’t access.
If you want to take advantage of Tor on your phone, you’ll need this app. It gets your phone connected to the same secure, anonymous network. Your browsing habits aren’t recorded and you remain unidentifiable.
The app costs just $US0.99 and is available right here.
Or delve into the 'Deep Web,' those sites that exist outside the purview of Google and Facebook. Here's the login page for the famous Silk Road.
Tapping 'New Identity' will give you a fresh anonymous start. You otherwise have similar browser functionality with bookmarks, etc.
You can set your preferences on what to do with cookies -- if you're privacy-obsessed, you'll probably want to block all of them.
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