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staying 100% anonymous online

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by 4Progress, Jun 17, 2011.

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  1. 4Progress

    4Progress Newbie

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    Now, I don't have an specific reason for this - call me paranoid.

    However, I am curious as to what is required to be completely anonymous online. Anonymous to the point where a government could seize our name, trace your ownership, or have your hosting or registrar shut it down, or any other biggies I forgot.

    Thoughts?

    What about nameservers/site ips in regards to anonymity? Browsing? etc.

    Aside from a quality registrar and offshore host (Recommendations?) what else is required to keep complete anonymity from governments, business (google), competition, and all other parties?
     
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  2. volund

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    There are two levels of this.

    The first is keeping your info safe from casual or semi-interested inspections. That is really not all that hard, really just be careful where you put your name etc. Private whois, using a vpn, keeping your name off everything, PO Box etc.

    The second level is from targeted Govt interest. Much harder to do because if the Govt ever got serious about finding out what you are up to they have a lot of resources to take your life apart. You would have to pay for everything using fake info (prepaid cc), a mail drop, scrub your computer continually, etc. Really hard to do and honestly if it gets to that point you did something wrong to start with. The goal would be to keep a low profile and never get in anyone's crosshairs.
     
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    Your best bet is a tor hidden service, that has no domain to loose & it's really hard to locate the server.
    Of course only tor users could connect so it might limit your customer base.
     
  4. bobspeed

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    Only one real way. Get an offshore windows box and remote desktop to it. Trick is to get an account some place that the country you are worried about has no authority to demand the offshore hosting company records. That would do it.

    I can not advise on who what or where. You would need to do some research.

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