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Find Out if you are Affected by DNS Leaks

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

If you’re like me and you’ve been using a DNS proxie to watch the UK version of Netflix from the US, you might find this article interesting.

Whenever you use anonymity or privacy solutions to protect your Internet traffic from being snooped on or to bypass censorship and location-based restrictions, you need to make sure data about your actual location in the world or underlying system does not leak. A basic recent example is WebRTC, a new technology that most modern browsers support. Websites and services may use WebRTC to find out about IP addresses of your computer when enabled even if you use a VPN service.