Tech – for Everyone

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Mobile Privacy

Today I would like to share with you a bit of follow up to yesterday’s article about Collusion and how we are being tracked, monitored, and recorded while surfing the web. (If you missed that, click here.)

Your online privacy should be a concern whether you are using your PC at home, or if you are using your smart phone. Fortunately, I am not the only one who think so. Today I have a very good read for smartphone owners.

* Ashkan Soltani introduces MobileScope, an innovative approach to online privacy

There’s a lot of debate taking place on how to guarantee online privacy — but few user-ready solutions. Michael Kassner talks to Ashkan Soltani about a new tool called MobileScope that may change…Read more..

(Kassner’s article contains some great links as well.)

And, let me repeat some recommended reading ..

Related reading:

* TED 2012: New Browser Add-On Visualizes Who Is Tracking You Online

* Say Everything

As younger people reveal their private lives on the Internet, the older generation looks on with alarm and misapprehension not seen since the early days of rock and roll. The future belongs to the uninhibited.

Unrelated: FREE Phone Service Using Google Voice and a MagicJack Device

Recently I have been experimenting with a one time $20 dollar software investment called GVJack (by PhoneSoft), that gives you the ability to use a MagicJack Device connected to your computer (and a phone), to make and receive phone calls across the internet (VOIP), using a Google Voice account. With this being said, in essence […]” Read more..

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Update: For those who are interested, the machine in Berlin is now sending this blog 25 spam comments an hour..
If the bot were mine, I would be using it for some click fraud too. Might as well make some real money.

Today’s quote:The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

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May 8, 2012 Posted by | advice, computers, Internet, mobile, privacy | , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments