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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby Paphitis » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:15 am

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Paphitis wrote:You can't even log in to places like YouTube. Which is incredibly stupid. What else will you not be able to log into?

Just watch the videos and shut up Paphitis… why the hell anyone would want to log onto Utube is beyond me! Only gay prima donnas wanna log on there! :lol:

Paphitis wrote:There are browsers out there that recognize the web page and identify your username and password and they populate the field automatically without typing anything. All you need to do is press ENTER.

:roll: The Classic is the most automated when it comes to logons; no need to press the enter key. You open CF as an example, and your details have already populated in a flash! :lol:

Paphitis wrote:Get Real is only making a browser to fit his own needs, and that means blocking all Google servers which is very odd. In other words, let's switch the internet off.

You'll thank me later... :)

Paphitis wrote:Yes there are other search engines, but in my experience Google offers substantive...

:? Who says you can’t search on Google Search? I even have them on my search menu!

Paphitis wrote:This community have built a browser that is very capable of being private but they don't go stupid and switch everything off and ban google servers.

What do you know about "private browsers" re Paphiti? Do you honestly think you've got the technical know-how to determine which browser is "private" and which isn't? Come on stop dreaming... :roll: :lol:

Paphitis wrote:Get Real's one size fits all isn't a good fit for 99.99% of people.

There's nothing out there more configurable and programmable than the Classic... you just don't understand enough about software and computers to arrive at informed conclusions.


Overall, you’re posting lies and stupidities re Paphiti... you’re just so incompetent in the computer world that you resort to assumptions to soften the blow of your shortcomings! :lol:


Why would I want to log in? There are hundreds of millions of people worldwide that subscribe to YouTube and other google products.

Well Get Real, that is such a stupid question! Because I may want to one day subscribe to YouTube.

And because I follow about 200 different contributors and like to be notified of new content. :lol:

Log ons populate in a flash on my browsers too.

I know a lot about private browsers Get Real. Anything from DDG (my favourite) to TOR which is like taking a sledgehammer to a knife fight. :lol:

If you wanted privacy, you could have easily downloaded Mozilla Firefox and configured that to your needs and achieve EVERYTHING you wanted to achieve. You could have also volunteered your coding skills to the Global DEV Team for Mozilla Firefox and made a real impact to millions of users worldwide.
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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby Pyrpolizer » Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:13 pm

Paphitis wrote:
If you want practicality Pyro, then the Classic just isn't for you mate.

Unless all you do on the internet is come to Cyprus Forum.

You can't even log in to places like YouTube. Which is incredibly stupid. What else will you not be able to log into?


I have about 200 bookmarks, and most of the sites I use on a daily basis need a login,that my browser (Firefox) remembers. There's only one exception that comes from my Internet Banking, the Bank itself made it such that the browser doesn't save the codes.
I wouldn't say GR's project is as useless as you think. I trust he is doing a good job for the intended purpose. There are many people who want privacy in their browsing.
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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby Pyrpolizer » Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:48 pm

Get Real! wrote:What do you know about "private browsers" re Paphiti? Do you honestly think you've got the technical know-how to determine which browser is "private" and which isn't? Come on stop dreaming... :roll: :lol:


It's not enough to create a useful product. You need to convince people why it's useful.
I am following your thread about the classic which is already 40 pages long and I still can't understand
what's the big deal about "privacy".
Do any of the other browsers violate MY PERSONAL data? Do they reveal my name, my address, my telephone number?
All they do is just provide an IP address, with my approximate location and my browsing habits. It's all numbers among billions of others.
So why don't you take the time to explain us these things in detail??

Imo people are so dumb that they violate their privacy by themselves using applications like Facebook and Viber.
I do have a Facebook account however I was careful to create a fake one with fake name just to communicate with a handful of people.
I also have a gmail email account and a Google drive storage account and a youtube account all with fake names and fake personal information.
So what extra protection would the Classic provide to me that I don't already have by 99.9%? And how could it help all those who already revealed all their personal info via Facebook for example?
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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby Sotos » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:19 pm

Pyrpolizer wrote:
Get Real! wrote:What do you know about "private browsers" re Paphiti? Do you honestly think you've got the technical know-how to determine which browser is "private" and which isn't? Come on stop dreaming... :roll: :lol:


It's not enough to create a useful product. You need to convince people why it's useful.
I am following your thread about the classic which is already 40 pages long and I still can't understand
what's the big deal about "privacy".
Do any of the other browsers violate MY PERSONAL data? Do they reveal my name, my address, my telephone number?
All they do is just provide an IP address, with my approximate location and my browsing habits. It's all numbers among billions of others.
So why don't you take the time to explain us these things in detail??

Imo people are so dumb that they violate their privacy by themselves using applications like Facebook and Viber.
I do have a Facebook account however I was careful to create a fake one with fake name just to communicate with a handful of people.
I also have a gmail email account and a Google drive storage account and a youtube account all with fake names and fake personal information.
So what extra protection would the Classic provide to me that I don't already have by 99.9%? And how could it help all those who already revealed all their personal info via Facebook for example?


Your public IP address is provided by your ISP. Also, who collects data are not the browsers but the websites you visit (and if you don't trust Google then don't use Crhome. You can use Firefox or Opera for example). A small site like CF will just know things like your IP address, your screen resolution and your browser version. Large sites like Google and Facebook have much greater presence on the web. For example all those Facebook like buttons on other websites are small iFrames coming from facebook. Google also has its ads which are present on many websites, and of course most people use Google to search. So a company like Google can know what kinds of websites you like to visit, the kinds of products you are interested in and what interests you in general. So they create a profile for you and this is basically just to show you relevant ads. So if they know that you are from Cyprus and you have been recently searching for TVs, they will show you an ad for the special TV offers by Electroline, and not an ad for some restaurant in Brazil. They don't need to know your name or telephone number for any of this.

Then of course there are the data you choose yourself to put online. Even if you don't make the data public, the data are still available on the servers of some company, and that company could potentially sell them (even though this would be illegal in most cases), or it could get hacked and the data stolen, or a government could force a company to give access to their data.

Then there is your ISP, which knows every single website you visit and everything that comes in and out from your internet connection. By using https certain things like passwords are encoded and your ISP can't see them, but they can still know a lot about what sites you visit etc. And governments again can get such data from ISPs.

A browser which is configured to "protect" your privacy will usually only help you with the first case, and reduce the ability of companies like Google to create a profile for you in order to serve targeted ads to you. Personally I couldn't care less if Google knows that I am in Limassol and I what kind of products I am interested in. What I don't do is publish my personal info online, this is the single most important thing in protecting your privacy. Also, if I truly want to hide my tracks online I will use a browser like Tor, which uses the Tor network which hides your real IP and prevents others, even your ISP, to track you. GRs browser can't do that.
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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby Get Real! » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:48 pm

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Paphitis wrote:
If you want practicality Pyro, then the Classic just isn't for you mate.

Unless all you do on the internet is come to Cyprus Forum.

You can't even log in to places like YouTube. Which is incredibly stupid. What else will you not be able to log into?


I have about 200 bookmarks, and most of the sites I use on a daily basis need a login,that my browser (Firefox) remembers. There's only one exception that comes from my Internet Banking, the Bank itself made it such that the browser doesn't save the codes.
I wouldn't say GR's project is as useless as you think. I trust he is doing a good job for the intended purpose. There are many people who want privacy in their browsing.

If you’ve got hundreds of saved favorites it’s amazing how you can find your stuff in other browsers because they only offer shitty little sidelined menus where everything is squeezed into a little box.

One of the reasons I wrote this was to have BIG full-screen menus so I can see all my stuff… I couldn’t find my stuff when I was using Chrome! Another problem was that favicons (the little logos) were not updating in Chrome and I hated that.

In about a week I will include a comma-delimited importing function for user accounts but of course it will only help if other browsers can export user-accounts in a comma-delimited format.

* I’ll write about privacy a bit later because it’s a huge topic.

* I'll also write separately about the technical differences between using any of the usual FF/Chrome/Edge/IE/Opera browsers versus the Classic.

My biggest enemy is TIME Pyro... :(
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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby Get Real! » Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:12 pm

Paphitis wrote:Well Get Real, that is such a stupid question! Because I may want to one day subscribe to YouTube.

:shock: Are you gay? :?

Paphitis wrote:And because I follow about 200 different contributors and like to be notified of new content. :lol:

:shock: You follow gay lifestyles... :?

Paphitis wrote:I know a lot about private browsers Get Real. Anything from DDG (my favourite) to TOR which is like taking a sledgehammer to a knife fight. :lol:

Those of you who mention/recommend that heap of junk they call "TOR" only expose that they know nothing about it...

Nobody is interested in waiting for 2-3 minutes for a browser to bounce off 200 places in a dumb attempt to make you "invisible" so as to load a webpage! :lol:

Had you used it you would know about this "minor" problem, so don't ever mention it again!

Paphitis wrote:If you wanted privacy...

Oh shut up... and quit trying to lecture a web developer about things you know nothing about! :roll:
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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby Sotos » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:58 pm

Get Real! wrote:Those of you who mention/recommend that heap of junk they call "TOR" only expose that they know nothing about it...

Nobody is interested in waiting for 2-3 minutes for a browser to bounce off 200 places in a dumb attempt to make you "invisible" so as to load a webpage! :lol:

Had you used it you would know about this "minor" problem, so don't ever mention it again!


Yes, Tor is slow, but it can fully hide your tracks. If you are paranoid about your privacy you use something like Tor, if you are a normal person then you use a normal browser with the option to adjust its settings and install a few extensions that will make your browsing more private. Opera even has a built in VPN. Trying to get more privacy beyond that point entails costs in usability, and if you are that paranoid then you might as well go for Tor.
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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby DT. » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:54 am

Sotos wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Those of you who mention/recommend that heap of junk they call "TOR" only expose that they know nothing about it...

Nobody is interested in waiting for 2-3 minutes for a browser to bounce off 200 places in a dumb attempt to make you "invisible" so as to load a webpage! :lol:

Had you used it you would know about this "minor" problem, so don't ever mention it again!


Yes, Tor is slow, but it can fully hide your tracks. If you are paranoid about your privacy you use something like Tor, if you are a normal person then you use a normal browser with the option to adjust its settings and install a few extensions that will make your browsing more private. Opera even has a built in VPN. Trying to get more privacy beyond that point entails costs in usability, and if you are that paranoid then you might as well go for Tor.


If you're trying to get more privacy beyond that point then I'd reconsider the terrorist/paedophile career you've chosen to follow.
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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby Paphitis » Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:05 am

Pyrpolizer wrote:
Paphitis wrote:
If you want practicality Pyro, then the Classic just isn't for you mate.

Unless all you do on the internet is come to Cyprus Forum.

You can't even log in to places like YouTube. Which is incredibly stupid. What else will you not be able to log into?


I have about 200 bookmarks, and most of the sites I use on a daily basis need a login,that my browser (Firefox) remembers. There's only one exception that comes from my Internet Banking, the Bank itself made it such that the browser doesn't save the codes.
I wouldn't say GR's project is as useless as you think. I trust he is doing a good job for the intended purpose. There are many people who want privacy in their browsing.


Mozilla Firefox is extremely capable;e of being very private. Best of all, its user configurable. So you are in control of EVERYTHING.

The Classic Browser is nowhere near as good as Mozilla.

Mozilla is an open source project or collaboration of millions of developers worldwide who's sole purpose is to improve security and privacy.
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Re: Paphitis reckons he's having "fun" on the Internet...

Postby Paphitis » Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:10 am

Pyrpolizer wrote:
Paphitis wrote:
If you want practicality Pyro, then the Classic just isn't for you mate.

Unless all you do on the internet is come to Cyprus Forum.

You can't even log in to places like YouTube. Which is incredibly stupid. What else will you not be able to log into?


I have about 200 bookmarks, and most of the sites I use on a daily basis need a login,that my browser (Firefox) remembers. There's only one exception that comes from my Internet Banking, the Bank itself made it such that the browser doesn't save the codes.
I wouldn't say GR's project is as useless as you think. I trust he is doing a good job for the intended purpose. There are many people who want privacy in their browsing.


Trust me! Mozilla, Opera, and Vivaldi is what you are looking for.
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