LinuxPlanet: Freedom 2.0 for Linux: Masking User Identities
Jan 11, 2001, 16:06 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
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"Freedom 2.0 from Zero Knowledge Systems, Inc. is a nifty little
add-on for your browser and e-mail client that allows you to create
pseudonym identities for yourself while you are out surfing on the
Web. Under the guide of one of these identities, called nyms, you
can surf to your heart's content knowing that what the Web sites
full of cookies and trackers are seeing is the nym, not you."
"Freedom 2.0 comes in two flavors: standard and enhanced. The
standard version is free and gives you quite a few nice features,
some for your browser and some for just general security."
"The browser-specific features include a form filler, ad
manager, and cookie manager. These are pretty self-explanatory in
their proposed functions."
"A more general security feature is the Keyword Alert, which
warns you every time you are about to send a message out with your
real name and address. And then there is the Personal Firewall,
which gives a fair amount of security to your system, particularly
if you have a dedicated connection like cable or DSL."
- Enterprise Linux Today: Making Money with Open Source: eGrail and Zero-Knowledge(Dec 20, 2000)
- LinuxPR: Zero-Knowledge Brings Strong, Transparent Privacy To Linux With New Linux Freedom 2.0 Internet Privacy Suite(Dec 12, 2000)
- Upside: Zero Knowledge marks Freedom milestone(Oct 26, 2000)
- Montreal Gazette: Sharing crown jewels; Zero-Knowledge releasing source code for Freedom software(Oct 24, 2000)
- LinuxPR: Zero-Knowledge Systems Releases Source Code of its New Linux Freedom 2.0 Client(Oct 23, 2000)
- ZDNet UK: Anonymous browser ['Freedom'] reveals its code(Jul 26, 2000)
- LinuxPR: Zero-Knowledge Releases First Tranche of Source Code; Previews Linux Version of Freedom...(Jul 24, 2000)
- NY Times: Secrecy for Everyone, as Encryption Goes to Market(May 18, 2000)
- CNNfn: Staying private on the Web(Mar 08, 2000)
- CNET News.com: Zero-Knowledge hires Mozilla's "international incident"(Jan 18, 2000)