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How to go Incognito from ISP and websites ?

Incognito mode or private mode in browsers is extensively used for various reasons. Core value it brings is non-persistence of your browsing history.  Your browser starts with clean slate and leaves no traces on laptop/device which is great for privacy.  Just to refresh what you get from Incoginto - Browser starts with clean slate - No cookies or older traces of visiting any sites or login info Leave no traces of visiting any siteCleanup any cookies when you close down browser  All-in-all a great tool for privacy.  Using just Incognito mode is NOT the total solution for privacy. You need to go beyond that. Your browser clearly calls out two warnings  Your Internet service provider (ISP) can see what you do onlineWebsites you visit knows where you come from - your physical location is known

2000+ Companies track you online with 26 types of trackers

Yes, that’s true! you read it right. More than 2000+ companies around the world are built for tracking you in 26 different ways to sell you personalized content/ads, emails, or target you for online scams like phishing. Almost every website you visit uses services from these 2000+ companies.  Over the time huge amount of info about you is getting collected, shared and sold. You are the product and websites wants to know everything about you to sell something. Your public IP address, operating system, browser, screen size of device and cookies are all known to websites, however companies go far beyond and trace you with next level of intelligence built into their systems. Here are the 25 types of website trackers that tracks your every move online. Serious Privacy Trackers
1. Device Fingerprinting - These apps can identify and Id a user across multiple devices 2. Visitor De-Anonymization -These apps are actively engaged in identifying a particular browser session to be actual user using…

Safe on Net

As a parent, you want to keep your child safe always. It’s natural to be concerned about internet usage because we’ve all come across content no youngster should see.
But that should not hold you back from allowing your child to access the web in a safe and secure way. Some 98% of young people use the internet, and just under half of these use it every day to make friends, play games, download music and do their homework.
But, unfortunately, and often times inadvertently, kids are stumbling upon unsuitable internet content.
Parents have many questions: How do I stop my child from accessing bad internet sites? What do I do if I find my child is looking at pornographic material? Is the internet good or bad for my child? Some scary facts1. 42.1% of kids admit they have seen online porn. One in 16 have been exposed to hardcore pornography.
2. One in 12 have exchanged messages with sexual content to other people, while one in 25 have sent graphic photos of themselves.
3. 25% of children get away…