Project info for AnonCryptoProxy

Share This Created 19 Jul 2000 at 04:15 UTC by apostle, last modified 19 Jul 2000 at 04:42 UTC by apostle.



Project AnonCryptoProxy

Protecting your web surfing from Little Brother, Big Brother, and Dad.

A growing problem on the Internet today is not just Big Brother. We are constantly being watched by a multitude of "little brothers". These entities watch us, record our online activities, and can potentially "tattle" on us if they decide to do so. This project hides web traffic from little brothers (web site owners), Big Brother (government), and Dad (ISP or employer).

Effort required:

The project involves no modifications to the browser. It requires writing a complex proxy, but there are no technical mysteries about it.


A cryptoproxy request is generated as follows:

We are planning to do this as a completely anonymous development project -- good practice for the day when unlicensed program development is made illegal. We are hoping to host development stuff on a privacy-minded person or company's server. We would also like to make a WikiWikiWeb for the developers. But one rule -- you gotta use a nym and try to protect it well. Live it.

Why not just use a commercial anonymizer service?

This is not to say people can't make money by running anonymizing servers. Set up an anonymous e-cash micropayment system. (Another project, another day...)

Watch Apostle diary entries to get involved.

Enjoy and Deploy,


License: Public Domain

This project has the following developers:

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