Privacy

The Economics of Privacy

Privacy and big data are two competing forces on the internet. Data collection and monetization are crushing any push-back from privacy advocates or anyone concerned about sharing their information. The internet itself is not created to be private, although we believe its the responsibility of the companies that operate online to protect their users’ information…

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42 Privacy Tools and Products To Protect Your Data in 2019

Table of Contents: Ad & Tracker Blockers Browser Extensions & Add-Ons Virtual Private Networks Password Managers Private Browsers Private Email Services Private & Encrypted Messaging Private Search Engines Web Proxy File Encryption Software Decentralized, Private Social Networks Other Privacy Tools Ad & Tracker Blockers We’ve combined ad and tracker blockers because their functionalities are basically…

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Chrome Settings: How To Enable The Most Private Settings

If you’re an especially privacy-conscious person, you’ve likely already switched away from Google Chrome in favor of another browser. There are some steps you can take to minimize tracking from websites you visit and from other users on your computer. Chrome Incognito Mode – “Private” Browsing Chrome’s version of “private browsing mode” is called Incognito…

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Online Privacy Checklist ☑️

Step-By-Step Privacy Checklist Follow these steps to ensure you have the best privacy and security protection possible. If you’re like most people you spend a ton of time connected to the internet, so it’s essential that you keep your sensitive information protected. ☑️ Use a password manager Password managers do more than just storing your passwords.…

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Chrome’s Incognito Mode Isn’t Private, So What’s the Point?

Incognito Mode in Google Chrome, despite its name, isn’t really “incognito” at all. The Independent published this article on Tuesday explaining that “incognito” misleads users into thinking their data is protected. What Does Incognito Mode Do? Using Incognito Mode, Chrome won’t save the following information: Your browsing history Cookies and site data Information entered in…