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Hello,

Based on replies to a post earlier, I have decided to use a VPS.

However, I still have one major concern: while OS, IP, carrier, etc are not a concern, is "browser fingerprinting" still a concern when using a VPS?

Anyone had issues or experience with this?

Do different VPS's have different fingerprints for their installs of Firefox, for example?

Or do most VPS's simply do a stock install of Firefox? (Or is the install of Firefox left up to the end user of the VPS?)

These plug-ins for Firefox privacy were mentioned on SlashGeek.net:
* Ghostery
* NoScript
* AdBlock Plus
... for additional privacy and anonymity.

Any thoughts on these?
SlashGeek How to be completely Anonymous online - SlashGeek

Thanks again in advance for any input.

- Mark
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Default Re: VPS and browser fingerprinting

If you want to know what they can see with "browser fingerprinting" you can go to the following link and check it out for yourself - it will show you what they can see based on your browser:

Panopticlick: How Unique Is Your Browser?
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Browser fingerprinting *can* be an issue whether one uses a VPS, or if using from home, etc.

Look into utilizing portable browsers (stand alone browsers on your PC).
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I'm using VPS. So far so good.
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For me vps is the only way to go. Tethering and all that ip pool is too small
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I'm using VPS. So far so good.
Can you share which VPS service you use and how you set it up?

Thanks!
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Avoid VPS with Amazon...
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