How can someone know your true identity in a virtual world? After all, the internet has a way of fooling you into a false sense of anonymity. When you connect to the internet, you start sharing information about your computer, your actual location and also the web sites you visit. The main purpose behind anonymous web surfing is to dilute the technologies that have the potential to expose your personal information to others.
No one will know who you are when you surf anonymously. No one will know where you are connecting from or what sites you are visiting. The biggest hang up of surfing the web anonymously is that when people think of using anonymity, they immediately start associating it with malicious hacking, illegal downloading or extra marital affairs or some such sordid behavior. This is not always the case.
There are many reasons why you should remain anonymous online: