A beginners guide to Bitcoin privacy
Tor is a web broswer that runs on the Tor network. It masks your IP address and gives you much greater online privacy. All of the tools mentioned in this guide also run natively over Tor.
A VPN provides privacy by ‘tunneling’ your web traffic to a different server which is generally located somewhere in a different country. Whilst this does prevent your ISP from spying on your online activity, you do place some trust in the VPN server you are connecting to.
Communication services that use encryption to avoid spying.
E-mail services that use encryption to avoid spying.
E-mail forwarding/alias services to avoid sharing your real email:
Privacy focused forks of Android with google services removed.