With increasing network surveillance and traffic analysis by parties for security or monetary purposes, there is need to protect one’s privacy.
One can use Tor software to surf the Internet anonymously.
The software protects user’s physical location and browsing habits from been collected by other parties.
This is done by directing Internet traffic through a free, worldwide, volunteer network consisting of more than five thousand relays to conceal a user’s location and usage.
Its usage is intended to protect the personal privacy of users, as well as their freedom and ability to conduct confidential communication by keeping their Internet activities from being monitored.