Is it true that my ISP is spying on my web browsing?

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    According to this article, not just DuckGoGo protects from this. I’m using Firefox and this web address - https://www.quora.com/Is-it-true-th...s-DuckDuckGo-fix-that/answer/Gabriel-Weinberg – says my ISP cannot see the specific page I’m viewing.

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    Going back over the sites I’ve accessed today, all have the https in the url. I guess Firefox has the same protection protocols.

    This plug for DuckGoGo is shown above.
     
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    You can assume every page you visit, every search you make, and every email you write, is Not secure. Some passwords entry sites for Banking etc are pretty secure though.

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    Nothing is fully blockable anymore. Your browser has no ability to block request that you make to another server, sure they tell you that no one can see you but that's bs. The last secure system was WIn XP with Microsofts browser, Microsoft used to scramble the code and put in dead end backdoors with smiley faces for the NSA to find. Then the government tried to crush the company and would have if they did not give up all future Win codes. If firefox blocked the NSA their servers would be down in 5 minutes.

    Just assume that everything you send and receive is known, this is what Snowden taught some people that I already knew
     
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    The NSA has everyones banking info too, for terrorist payment tracking, so they say
     
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    Surveillance has destroyed people. Those who administer it are no better then the worse despots. Those who have access and watch and abuse others are criminal and should be treated as such. Alas, that is not happening. The law/corrections/judicial fiefdoms and deep state/political fiefdoms are the real terrorists. They are turning out nation into a paranoia authoritarian security state. And they did it. Doing things in public was freedom at one time. Not anymore.
     
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    The people watching me only find out how boring their own life is
     
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    Use a VPN.
     
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    They are absolutely spying on everything you're doing, especially if you use Firefox or Chrome, OR if you're using their router. I suggest using a VPN, and switching browsers to one that doesn't suck, found here; The Pale Moon Project homepage

    Now, since HTTP is completely and utterly outdated, and ancient as Hell(Both of which actually applied as early as the 70s), it's really difficult to actually be secure, however peer to peer alternatives are being produced.
     
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