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'Do Not Track' Won't Save You From Yourself
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JonathonT
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2/24/2012 | 4:07:50 PM
re: 'Do Not Track' Won't Save You From Yourself
Another option is to boot up with a LiveCD, which is a full operating system loaded from disc. In live mode, you reboot the computer, using disc in the drive, and boot from that drive instead of the hard drive. You can then use the LiveCD operating system on the disc without writing data permanently and then when you are done, you can shut down and resume using the system normally. You can find lots of LiveCD operating systems at distrowatch.com. There are even a few LiveCD distributions (also termed distros) that you can use like on-CD applications within Windows. Basic LiveCD instructions: Find one that has the features you need (generally anything from the top 5 popular distros will do), download the ISO image for that LiveCD (They can be around 1 GB in size, but there are <650 MB versions for CD images too), burn the saved ISO to a blank disc, and then you can use that LiveCD disc.

--- Jonathon

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MARIN000,
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2/24/2012 | 3:30:44 PM
re: 'Do Not Track' Won't Save You From Yourself
If one wants privacy protection that is 100% effective (ie; the "parachute that always opens) and completely under user control they need to use a software platform that remembers nothing from one session to the next. No supercookies, no tokens...nothing to track. CyberShield Solutions makes such software free to everyone on its website.


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