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If private browsing doesn't make you anonymous, what's the purpose?

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I just read a warning: Private Browsing doesn't make you anonymous, keep advertisers from tracking you, etc. I thought that's the whole purpose of private browsing. I understand your ISP, webmaster, but shouldn't private browsing make you completely anonymous?

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Sorry, that's not the purpose of the Private Browsing feature. Private Browsing allows you to browse the Internet without saving any information about which sites and pages you’ve visited.

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Private+Browsing

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Sorry, that's not the purpose of the Private Browsing feature. Private Browsing allows you to browse the Internet without saving any information about which sites and pages you’ve visited.

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Private+Browsing