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Firefox Proxy Add-on Question

Discussion in 'Proxies' started by kphsax, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. kphsax

    kphsax Newbie

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    Even though I installed the Firefox proxy plug in and the status box of the plug-in reads "using ABC proxy", when I use any of the self checking IP tools, they still show my IP address, not a proxy address.

    Can anyone help me...till now I actually thought everything I was doing for 2 days was via proxy and now I'm not so sure.

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  2. apekillape

    apekillape Senior Member Premium Member

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    Maybe the proxy ain't as anonymous as you thought.

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  3. bpaw

    bpaw Junior Member

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    You should read about the different levels of anonymity that proxies can provide: transparent, anonymous, and highly anonymous (a.k.a. elite).

    You were most likely using a transparent proxy which passes along all your information.