Not quite, but it’s frightening close.
Your Internet service provider tracks what IP addresses you contact, which effectively means they know the web sites you’re visiting.
They can also read anything you send over the Internet that isn’t encrypted.
Whether they actually do that is an open question.
How can I hide my browsing history from Internet service provider?
Luckily, there are some ways we can go about this.
- Use Tor. If you want to hide browsing history from ISPs, you can start with Tor.
- Use HTTPS Browser Extension. Another viable option you can use to hide browser history from ISPs is HTTPS browser extension.
- Use a Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Can my ISP see my Google searches?
4 Answers. So in your example the ISP would not see the search request as GET Parameters are encrypted with SSL (ref). Conclusion: the ISP would know THAT you searched on Google but it wouldn’t know WHAT you searched for. The short answer is: Everything.
Can someone see what sites I visit on WiFi?
While you may not be able to see what people are browsing it will certainly be an easier way to restrict browsing on your network. In order to see what people have browsed using your wifi, some routers keep logs of the IP addresses that have been visited.
Does your Internet provider keep your history?
But they will not block your service provider from collecting your data. Further, browsing in “incognito” or private mode does not prevent your internet provider from knowing which sites you visit. Private mode only prevents the browser you are using from storing your internet history.