. How to disable Geolocation - hide IP address - a daring topic for you here .. * No Geolocation [Fred de Vries nice blog] : http://no-geolocation.blogspot.com/ Quote: 'Geolocation is the identification of your actual geographic location in the real world using information that your computer or cell phone/mobile phone sometimes unknowingly supplies. The reason for this practise is - as it always is - money. Because there's money to be made if a company knows what your surfing habits are and how they can couple that knowledge to the place where you live or are at that precise moment in time. These companies can use targeted advertising to offer you free stuff or rebates in a shop near you. The problem is that your (sense of) privacy is being compromised. You may never have given permission to use your address (or somewhere really close) to any unknown online advertising agency. Geolocation can also be misused by certain types of malware. ..' - Read this illuminating article and get your conclusions. Fred de Vries get the advices for disable Geolocation 'feature' in: Apple Safari Comodo Dragon Facebook Flock Google Chrome Google GMail Google Toolbar Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Thunderbird (Windows) Mozilla Thunderbird (Linux) Opera Pale Moon Twitter .. then Opt-Out of Apple's Geolocation Aware Ads and: Opt-Out of Yahoo!'s Ad Interest Manager Read also Extra article: How to Disable Geolocation/GPS in Specific Phones (link at your right on the blog). In IE8 - there is NO location option, because IE8 you do not hunt, no geolocation by IE8 ..:shy: But it's not the same in IE9, too bad. So read my next link .. * How to Disable Geolocation in Opera, Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer: by Brighthub.com: http://www.brighthub.com/internet/security-privacy/articles/107985.aspx Quote: 'If you are using version 9 of the IE browser, you can simply turn off the Geolocation feature in Internet Options > Privacy > Location. Put a check in the box before Never allow websites to request your physical location. Click OK to apply the changes and then restart the browser.' Then advises for do this same in: Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari. * No Geolocation: How to Disable Geolocation in Specific Programs: in another nice blog: TalesFromTheLou's Blog: http://talesfromthelou.wordpress.com/ Quote: 'Geolocation is a rather secret feature of some browsers and toolbars. It allows the creator of that program to get a fix on the location of your computer to within a few meters of where you actually live.' - Yeah, your IP provider transmitting antenna's location, not your home. .. and you have the ancient read of Fred de Vries copied here. * So to hide your IP, you need eg. free Web proxy solution. The secure proxy in which I trust, and which has no adverts, is called Proxify. Link to Proxify free web service (- click security configuration) here: https://proxify.com/ We have many other free solutions for hide the IP address .. Eg. VPN service .. .