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Re: scotty for anonymous browsing (vs. VPN vs. Tor)
From: Ben Jackson <bbj () mayhemiclabs com>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:05:37 -0500
On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 11:46 AM, Alex Kornilov <alex.kornilov3 () mail ru> wrote:
Does anybody use scotty? Is this for anonymous browsing? What's the main
difference between VPN and Tor?
Judging from their documentation, it's not an anonymous browsing
system, it's a proxy filtering bypass system. It tunnels your requests
in a surreptitious manner across your filtered proxy to an endpoint
that allows you to browse freely. It's not untraceable to you, as you
have to set up the endpoint someplace and there will be logs on proxy
side as well that you accessed the endpoint.
Ben Jackson - Mayhemic Labs
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