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blog.xot.nl > Jaap-Henk Hoepman
Apple’s Private Relay. A first step towards Mixing for the Masses
8 jun. 2021 - Yesterday Apple announced a new privacy protecting service: iCloud Private Relay. Very roughly speaking it appears to be a VPN seasoned with some poor man’s mix networking, hiding your IP address from the websites you visit, while Apple doesn’t learn which sites you are visiting. I think Private Relay is a very pragmatic approach that offers a significant privacy improvement to users of any online service, albeit only to those users that have an iCloud+ subscription. But taking this idea a small step further, pushing it down the stack and implementing at the Internet layer itself, the privacy of all Internet users would be protected.
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