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Is a proxy server a good way to protect my privacy?

October 2, 2011 by admin  
Filed under Discussions

Question by wonderer: Is a proxy server a good way to protect my privacy?

I am considering using a free proxy server. Who is the best?

Best answer:

Answer by JoelKatz
No, it’s not. In fact, proxy servers severely compromise your privacy by sending your passwords and login information to the proxy owner.

What do you think? Answer below!


4 Responses to “Is a proxy server a good way to protect my privacy?”
  1. Its Anil says:


    i suggest hotspotshield from anchorfree.

  2. El says:

    No, it’s a great way to get your identity stolen and your data scanned and compiled into databases all over the world.

    Lots of free proxies have malware as well.

    Hotspot shield is run by a big advertising company, Anchor Free, that boast about being able to geo target people and provide this information to their clients. Where do you think they get this from, by protecting your privacy or invading your privacy?

    All this stuff costs a lot of money. If it’s free you can count on them making money off you by stealing and using your personal information.

  3. Nan says:

    Open the wallet and pay for a safe an reliable service. Proxies leak data because they were never designed to secure your privacy. Just redirect traffic. Use a Personal VPN like

  4. Mahavir S says:

    Answer it with this message:

    Proxies are slow. I highly recommend using a V P N service. Here is my favorite one:

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