Despite the proliferation of privacy-enhancing tools, anonymity online remains difficult to achieve, Tech Crunch reports. Some popular web browsers—Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari—offer “private” web browsing. But that kind of privacy only applies to the user’s computer, the report states; websites can still identify computers by their IP addresses. Similar problems exist with cookie-blocking, encryption and browsers like Tor. Meanwhile, new research findings indicate millennials are determined to take back their digital privacy.
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