In this age of speed, people are almost addicted to surfing the Internet to get information about all kinds of things, to pass time when idle, to entertain themselves and to communicate with one another.
Along with its widespread use, the Internet has also brought along with it a very frightening development. You may be under the scrutiny of someone monitoring your online activities. Government agencies, advertising networks and search engines monitor online activities of whomever they want to keep tabs on.
Although it’s said to be for security reasons, many think it is an invasion of their privacy. You should however, become aware that what you do on the Internet should remain private and it should remain confidential, even if you do any thing illegal. Expecting your Internet experience to be private is your right.
The technology available to monitor you is so effective that everything about you can be pinpointed to the greatest detail including your geographical location. Web Masters, Government Agencies and Search Engines can watch your every move and also record your IP address.
They can examine all the websites visited by you and record all your past searches made through any particular search engine. It’s easy to find your exact physical location worldwide using an IP address.
Why do people track you? For advertisers and businesses, they do this to improve their marketing effort and to pre-empt competitors from gaining an edge with you, be it for product or company loyalty. Some government agencies around the world profile Internet surfing behaviors. Such tracking enables them to exercise some level of, online censorship.
If you want to stop such tracking, there is one thing that you can do that is sure to fox them. Surfing the Internet anonymously is the answer. Today, there are some solutions available that can help conceal your true IP address by randomly masking it to conceal your identity.
Using anonymizer kascades or VPN networks, anonymous surfing of the Internet is possible. No one will be able to track you on the Internet and you can protect your privacy.