A short guide to creating a pseudonymous identity on the internet that probably can’t be traced to your real identity (for fun).
Maybe you want to launch a DeFi product without attaching it to your identity? I don’t know you.
Step 1: Use VPN or Tor
Obfuscate your IP address with a VPN or Tor when interacting with these applications to maximize cloak. Or don’t. At least use Brave browser.
Step 2: Fund a new Ethereum address with a Mixer
Properly transfer some ether through a mixer like Tornado to a brand new address (probably MetaMask). This kills off any connection to your central exchange (CEX) funded address.
Remember, don’t dox your new address with direct transactions or other touches.
Step 3: Create an Ethmail address
Legacy internet is built with email. Claim your ethmail.cc email address using your new Ethereum address. Don’t add an email forwarder.
Step 4: Signup for Twitter, Github, etc.
Use your new email to signup for new accounts.
Don’t reuse a password – always use VPN. Be careful when you set up 2FA to not use a linked phone number – maybe no 2FA at all.
Make sure you’re using incognito so Twitter can’t link your old sessions to the new account – clear browser cookies/local data first.
Step 5: Claim an ENS name and link your social profiles [optional]
Add Twitter to your ENS record and ENS to your Twitter profile. This ties and proves your address to your profiles. Don’t want to prove it? Do you.
Step 6: Use
Launch smart contracts and tweet tweets, you’re free!