|The democratization of internet information access
| The vast information resources available across the Web,very often get underused because of the ficticioushardware (HW) and software (SW)requirements some selling companies try to impose.
On the other hand, organizations and companies that want to deliver(or provide) informative contents, don’t try to encumber them underpropietary technologies that may challenge the user.
Dillo serves as a tool for browsing all of those sites, quickly,comfortably and efficiently, and keeping the hardware & softwarerequirementsconstant on the user side.
That way, a person with an old computer, handheld or PDA, and a simple dialup connection can get informed quite well.
|Personal security and privacy
| Monitoring of Web activities, information gathering, profiling andspecially spying web-surfer’s habits has become a valuable targetpursued by some organizations with obscure methodologies.
One step further are those trying to collect emails (for SPAM),account/passwords pairs (for impersonation), and creditcard information (for fraud).
Even more, some times the user’s own web browser can act as a “trojan horse” that happily collects information from the user’sprivate files, or configuration places, to later send it tospecific data-collector servers.
This is generally done by:
Currently Dillo avoids those threats by:
Note that this is only the iceberg’s tip; a lot more can be said… ( for instance)