Keep your ISP out of your Browsing...with Firefox

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  1. Dyre Straits

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    If you use Firefox, your web browsing habits will become a bit more mysterious to your internet provider.

    Mozilla, the non-profit developer of the Firefox web browser, will make this happen by switching U.S. desktop Firefox users to an encrypted form of the directory assistance behind all internet navigation, as announced in a post last week.

    This change involves the Domain Name Service, which lets you get anywhere online by translating your request for a site into the numeric Internet Protocol, or IP, address matching the computer that will deliver the web page in question.
    Source: USAToday
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