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  • 1. How to collect your web history using Apple Safari
    • Monica Bulger, Oxford Internet Institute
    • RIN Project, August 2010
  • 2. Collecting your web history ~ We ask that you collect your web activities over a 1-3 day period, preferably when you are engaged in research, but any few days of work are perfect. ~ Please use login information provided in e-mail. ~ You may opt out or pause recording at any time.
  • 3. Step #1: Select preferences from Safari menu
  • 4. Step #2: Select “Advanced” tab
  • 5. Step #3: Select “proxies” tab & web proxy 1 . Click proxies tab 2. Select “web proxy”
  • 6. Step #4: Define proxy settings Enter proxy address & port number Enter user name & password (received via e-mail) Click OK
  • 7. Step #5: Apply settings Click apply
  • 8. Step #6: Quit Safari & re-launch
  • 9. Step #6: Confirm that Safari should remember password Click “allow”
  • 10. Use web regularly
  • 11. Pause proxy at any time Uncheck “Web Proxy” Click OK
  • 12. Frequently asked questions ~ The proxy server should not slow down your access beyond possibly a second or two. If a website fails to load, disable the proxy server. ~ We will not collect keystrokes. None of your personally identifying information will be recorded. ~ If using multiple computers, please feel free to use our proxy server for each of them (even at the same time).
  • 13. Many thanks for your help! Please contact Monica Bulger ( [email_address] ) if you have any questions or encounter any difficulties.