Most of us don't have a clue how much of a footprint we leave when we surf the internet.
The first step to anonymity is: use a proxy server.
The next step is to use a virtual private network (VPN).
Finally, use a different browser.
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Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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