It’s not that hard to browse the web anonymously, prevent others from tracking you, mask your breadcrumbs in series of reverse proxies, and secure everything that you send in and out of a network interface card on your own protection.
Most of the time, protecting the places that you surf is right in front of your face. Between peer to peer networking, wireless hijacking, virtual private networks, and a combination of those, private browsing is pretty simple.
But you can make it more complex if you would like. Watch this Hak5 video to learn more.