Maybe OT - Anon. Proxy

Derek Broughton news at
Sun Aug 19 20:20:34 UTC 2007

Nils Kassube wrote:

> John Dangler wrote:
>> Thanks, Nils.  I've also done some googling and such, and found some
>> info on anon-proxy, spike, and tor/privoxy.  Have you tried any of
>> these?
> No - I don't have a need to surf anonymously. Browser settings of usually
> javascript and java disabled and accepting any cookie as session cookie
> only are good enough for me.

Can you really browse the www with javascript disabled these days?  And what
are you worried about anyway?  I've never understood what's gained by
turning off javascript (in a real browser - IE and activeX is a different
kettle of fish, and I confess to not really understanding under what
conditions IE allows activeX to break the script security model).

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