Which Browser to use in this non-privacy of internet world?

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What is different between the private mode of normal browsers and private browsers?

First things to know if you are wondering why don’t we just use private mode of our browsers instead of using these private browsers. The private mode is focused on preventing others from using or accessing the specified content, such as pictures or documents stored on your device. When using private mode, the browser will create a temporary session that is not related to the browser’s main session and user’s data. Browsing history is not saved as well as cookies are clear when the session is closed.

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Tor browser

Tor stands for The Onion Router. It was developed by the US Navy To protect the communications of the US government During the news operation And now, non-profit organizations have researched and developed tools that help protect online privacy. In short, Tor’s network will conceal your identity by moving your traffic through the internet. The Tor server, which is the user’s computer

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  • Use HTTPS Everywhere and NoScript (all scrip disable by default) plugins
  • Block other browser plugins such as Flash, RealPlayer, and QuickTime
  • Use Disconnect.me as its default search engine
  • Always use private browsing mode

Brave

Brave is the browser-based on Chromium. Chromium is the open-source code behind Chrome, with all the closed proprietary bits stripped out. So if you are familiar with Google Chrome, using this browser will make you feel like home. The developer claims that using this browser to be unparalleled privacy and security. And also, has some benefit of browsing faster which can load pages 2x faster on desktop and up to 8x faster on mobile.

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  • Fingerprinting prevention
  • Cookie control
  • HTTPS upgrading
  • Block scripts
  • Clear browsing data
  • Built-in password manager

Waterfox

Waterfox is an open-source browser-based on Firefox. Waterfox does not collect ANY telemetry, meaning you don’t have to worry about any tracking or usage information about what you do inside YOUR browser.

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  • No Telemetry
  • Limited Data Collection
  • Bootstrapped add-ons
  • Support for NPAPI Plugins

Pale moon

Similarly to Waterfox, Pale Moon is a browser which is an open-source of the Firefox project, albeit based on an older version of the browser. (Firefox 38 ESR)

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  • Optimized for modern processors
  • Familiar, efficient, fully customizable interface
  • Support for many “legacy” Firefox extensions
  • Extensive and growing support for existing web standards

Epic Web Browser

The Epic Web browser is mainly designed for the MAC system. This browser like Brave, it is based on Chromium technology. It doesn’t keep records of browser history, possesses no auto-fill feature, and also has no DNS or web caches.

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  • Blocks fingerprinting scripts and functions like image canvas data
  • Your data is encrypted and hidden from the government
  • No record of your browsing history left on your computer

So what you get?

If you want to do somethings that you are too embarrassed for people seeing this on your computer or somethings that you need them to be secreted from anyone, using private mode of normal browser is perfectly fine. But if you want meaningful privacy from your ISP or anyone watching on the internet, you need to use a VPN to hide your IP address and various private browsers to prevent you from web tracking. Now you know how to get into the real privacy of the internet world, Happy Surfing!!!

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