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Websites logging IP addresses

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by Shasta, Sep 28, 2003.

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  1. Shasta

    Shasta Thread Starter

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    Is there anyway to hide your IP address from websites that log your IP when you sign in?
     
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    only by using an anonymous proxy and many sites will not allow you to sign in using one, they need to know your IP so they can take action if you are naughty on their site
     
  3. Shasta

    Shasta Thread Starter

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    What is an anonymous proxy?
     
  4. Miz

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    Your IP is your computer's internet "address." When you access a site, what your computer does is request data from that server, the data being the web page. The server then sends the requested data to the "address" (IP) your computer provides. Therefore, every web site "logs" your IP because without that information, it won't know where to send the requested data (web page).

    Do a Google search for "anonymous proxy" to learn more about what they are and how to use them...and what the downside of using one is. ;)
     
  5. Shasta

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    thanks for the info!
     
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