Online privacy software like Hide My IP allows users to break the link between their exposed IP address online and their true identity
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Encinitas, CA (Vocus) September 28, 2007
A new Web surfing tool finally allows computer users to surf anonymously on the Internet.
IP, or Internet Protocol, refers to the unique number attached to every computer--sort of like an address used to locate a home. Advertisers, spammers, hackers, identity thieves, and government agencies routinely collect and use IP addresses to find names, street addresses, and other personal information.
Hide My IP (edition 2007) allows users to surf anonymously by installing a proxy IP address between their computer and the Internet. Users can then appear to be from various locations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong.
"Online privacy software like Hide My IP allows users to break the link between their exposed IP address online and their true identity," says Brent Hather, from My Privacy Tools.
Hide My IP is compatible with Windows XP and Vista, web browsers like Internet Explorer and FireFox and works with dozens of instant messengers, E-mail clients, games and other Internet-based software.
For more information on Hide My IP and other privacy software products, please visit http://www.hide-my-ip.com.
About My Privacy Tools, Inc.: My Privacy Tools emerged in April of 2006 with the first release of Hide My IP and has since expanded to include an array of online privacy utilities for home and business users. Spurred by the high demand for PC privacy software, the San Diego based software startup continues to develop new and useful products and services for people concerned about protecting their online privacy.
My Privacy Tools, Inc.
Phone: (888) 282-3620