DuckDuckGo is Not a Dark Web Search Engine (Revisited!)

Back in early 2018, I wrote the post DuckDuckGo is not a Dark Web Search Engine in order to shed some light on this subject. It seems that there’s still a lot of confusion over this, unfortunately.

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Can You Be 100% Anonymous?

One of my readers recently emailed me and asked if you could be “100% anonymous” online. I think that it’s possible, but you need to take a lot of steps. To be honest, I’m not 100% anonymous at present, so maybe I’m not the one to ask, but I’m in the process of researching it. […]

Is it Safe to Use Facebook on Tor?

Awhile ago, I was reading an article about Tor, and it had said that one of the most popular “Tor hidden services” was Facebook (go figure). I’ve known for awhile that you could use Facebook with Tor, but my question about it is that because most people use their real names on Facebook, would using […]

Blockstack: A Decentralized Internet?

Given that I’m interested in alternative networks and/or browsers, I was immediately intrigued when I heard aboutĀ Blockstack, which its developers describe as “a new internet for decentralized apps.” Blockstack uses the application layer of the traditional internet (the one you use every day, in other words), and offers tools for decentralized storage, authentication, and identity. […]