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    Is it ok to use Tor with Sky Broadband?

    This is a discussion on Is it ok to use Tor with Sky Broadband? within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I've recently become interested in protecting my privacy online through the Tor system( https://www.torproject.org/ ). Am I breaching any Sky ...

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      Is it ok to use Tor with Sky Broadband?

      I've recently become interested in protecting my privacy online through the Tor system(https://www.torproject.org/). Am I breaching any Sky rules by using this platform or is it ok?


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      Re: Is it ok to use Tor with Sky Broadband?

      You can use it, but it is a bit OTT. So long as you're careful where you go online stuff like this isn't required
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      Re: Is it ok to use Tor with Sky Broadband?

      I also tried tor just to experiment with it like see what its like but some pages had difficulty with it running. but let me know how it does

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      Re: Is it ok to use Tor with Sky Broadband?

      Quote Originally Posted by deadman1984 View Post
      I also tried tor just to experiment with it like see what its like but some pages had difficulty with it running. but let me know how it does
      I downloaded the Tor Browser Bundle which is extremely easy to use, you just need to download it from the link I have provided then extract all the files which your computer should do for you. Then you just open the programme and it will connect you to Tor, at which point a browser similar to Firefox will open, the first page you will see will tell you that your connection is secure and you are connected to the Tor network.

      I've been using it since yesterday and it really works, I've tested my IP address several times and it says I'm based in Chicago or Holland, but obviously I'm not.

      If you want to surf the internet anonymously then this is perfect, I'd highly recommend it, it prevents people from knowing your physical location and your browsing habits, even Sky will not be able to see what you are up to once you start using this service.

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      Re: Is it ok to use Tor with Sky Broadband?

      but it has issues with Google which I noticed if you have tor on the UK version gets redirected to some other Google page. I mean unless aim wrong like

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      Re: Is it ok to use Tor with Sky Broadband?

      Quote Originally Posted by deadman1984 View Post
      but it has issues with Google which I noticed if you have tor on the UK version gets redirected to some other Google page. I mean unless aim wrong like
      Google SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a protocol that helps provide secure Internet communications for services like web browsing, e-mail, instant messaging, and other data transfers. When you search over SSL, your search queries and search traffic are encrypted so they can't be read by any intermediary party such as employers and internet service providers (ISPs).

      Beta simply means it is in the testing phases, but the security is still there.

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      Re: Is it ok to use Tor with Sky Broadband?

      oh that's what it is ssl oh I could try it again like maybe they have improved it tor

     

     

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