Is the action, or attempt to, disable the ability to track back information or actions to a certain user. There are a few main types:

  • Data anonymization, which removes personally identifiable information from a dataset
  • Anonymizing remailer, which forwards email without disclosing the original sender
  • Anonymous surfing, which is visiting internet sites through an anonymous proxy, a tunnel, or the Tor network 

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