May 132012

Journalists, perverts, and activists are no longer the only people having good reasons to anonymize their web browsing. After retention obligations for ISPs and telecom providers, married off as anti-terrorism and anti-crime measures, now the next wave of controversial legislation is being cooked up. PIPA, SOPA, and ACTA have all been developed to protect heavily lobby-driven commercial interests, thereby trampling basic civil rights.

In this article we explain how to anonymize your web browsing, using Tor, Polipo (the successor to Privoxy and Squid), and Vidalia on a Fedora Linux installation. Continue reading »