Re: Anonymize internet access
From: Michael Painter (tvhawaii_at_shaka.com)
To: "Matt Alexander" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Joshua Graham" <email@example.com> Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 13:16:52 -1000
>>Your real and public IP addresses are the same - 188.8.131.52
You are not using a proxy server.<<
which is findnot's SSH Tunnel via PuTTY.
My eyes are glazed over...what does this mean (from the above site)?
>>Note: Java IP detection will work through a direct Internet connection or a regular (HTTP/Socks) proxy server set in your browser.
Web-based proxies and desktop proxy applications will prevent Real IP detection or display inaccurate results. <<
FindNot's SSH tunnel is on port 80...does that make it a "Web-based proxy"?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Alexander" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Joshua Graham" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2005 5:30 AM
Subject: Re: Anonymize internet access
> Joshua Graham wrote:
>> http://www.stilllistener.com/checkpoint1/Java/. While running through
>> TOR in Firefox the page was still able to get my real IP address. I was
>> wondering if anyone could explain what happened and if there was anyway
>> around that. Thanks in advance.
> The Java applet bypasses your browser's proxy settings.