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Future Browsers Will Protect You from Spying

•, Marshall Honorof
 Security firm Sophos, which operates out of both England and the United States, is currently running a poll where users can select their favorite Web browser. At present, Firefox is in the lead, with Chrome a distant second, but the poll itself is not nearly as interesting as the reasoning behind it. The most secure browser

"Where you choose to put your faith is a big deal because everything you do on the web passes through your browser," wrote Mark Stockley, the poll's overseer. "It goes everywhere with you in the virtual world and, more often than not, it knows exactly where you are in the real world too."

Stockley also pointed out that browsers do not exist in a vacuum — if you trust a browser, then by extension, you trust its manufacturer.

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