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labbe5

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PostPosted: Tue 01 Apr 2014, 07:51    Post_subject:  Cocoon
Sub_title: an addon for Firefox for better privacy on the web
 

Hi,

Here is a link to a site that is comprehensive about security and privacy matters on the web: http://digital-era.net/

It's technical for the most part and developers could learn a thing or two to help protect ordinary users. But just using a Linux OS and Open-Source apps is helping.

But you can have better privacy on the web by using Cocoon, an addon for Firefox. It's a proxy. After a free registration, you can use it, and it provides better privacy on the web. From what i learned reading the documentation, it's able to protect someone doing bank transactions, even if they are done over a public wifi, not encrypted, such as in a public library.
The name Cocoon is very evocative, in that sense.
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rufwoof

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PostPosted: Tue 01 Apr 2014, 08:39    Post_subject:  

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But you can have better privacy on the web by using Cocoon, an addon for Firefox

It's not compatible with Firefox 28.0 !
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slavvo67

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PostPosted: Tue 05 Aug 2014, 18:46    Post_subject:  

I wonder how many of these programs that promise privacy actually have a backdoor? Wouldn't it be embarrassing to add a program for privacy that actually transmits all your info out somewhere...
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