Firefox variant lets users surf without a trace

Thursday, 21 September 2006, 12:10 AM EST

A tweaked version of the Firefox browser that makes Web browsing anonymous has been released by a group of privacy-minded coders.

Every few minutes, the Torpark browser causes a computer's Internet Protocol address to appear to change. IP addresses are numeric identifier given to computers on the Internet. The number can be used along with other data to track down a user, and many Web sites keep track of IP addresses.

At Computerworld.

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