Starting from an explanation on what an IP address is, our experts will gradually walk you through the investigation on what kind of information one can get out of the IP.

Is it possible to find a person’s location from their IP address?

Can someone obtain the sender’s IP address from the email they received?

These are just some opening questions and a good starting point for some more stories of what a digital fingerprint is and how to connect to the Internet from your PC safely.

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Anna Chęć is a TechSoup Europe trainer from Poland, an educator and a local activist. For the last 20 years, she has been working with multiple NGOs, and she currently leads the 'World in Our Hands' foundation. The main areas of her activity focus on the initiation and coordination of local actions for change, as well as, broadly speaking, non-formal education.

"Klara" is currently working as a software security engineer for a financial institution. She deals with security both on the offensive and defensive side, and has gained knowledge in the field of privacy and Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) during her years of work in the hackerspace movement. She is a co-host of the local CryptoParty events, a bottom-up, global initiative aimed at introducing newcomers to the basics of safety and privacy online.

Background Illustration: Photo by Antonio Guillem from Alamy Stock Photo / Alamy Stock Photo license