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Re: simple user question - someone please reply!

Hi Pat,

what is your configuration. Are you using Firefox with Torbutton? How
did you configure your proxy in firefox?

vorwaertsgang@xxxxxx schrieb:
> Hello TOR community members,
> this question might seem stupid to you, but it is essential for TOR
> usage, and with my knowledge as a user-only, I couldn't answer it with
> the TOR documentation/FAQ.
> Why is it that when I enter a non-existant URL in Firefox/TOR (e.g.
> http://www.krachunddonner.de/ ), I receive a screen
> (http://alicesuche-de.aol.de/suche/alice_afe_landing.jsp?invocationType=500error_alice&q=www.krachunddonner.de/)
> from MY internet provider saying the requested site couldn't be found
> AND containing the requested URL in a search field?
> This means that whether I'm using TOR or not, my provider always knows
> the URLs of the sites I access (or try to access), right?
> TORs "exit node" is a step in front of my provider, so my provider can
> log which sites I access, and, in case I don't use encrypted
> connections, even all content I access. And he knows WHO's accessing it.
> Correct?
> How else can it be that I receive that screen containing the URL I tried
> to access?
> Please answer or tell where I can find an answer I can understand
> without a lot of technical knowledge.
> Thank you!!
> Pat