Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Today We Fight Back

Today is the “Day We Fight Back” (against mass surveillance), here are some tips for staying anonymous online; a way to express your concern for online privacy; and a quick test of your “privacy IQ”.

* Please see and use the form let your Representatives know you’re fed up – that you deserve to have your basic privacy respected. A short 10 question quiz. Do you know how to enhance your online privacy?

How to Stay Anonymous Online

How do you take back control of your own personal privacy online? Is it even possible? One 2013 Pew study reported that 60 percent of Americans have given up on that idea entirely. Ultimately, the only way to stay truly anonymous online is to not go online at all. Since that’s not really an option for most of us, here’s a rundown of what you can do to minimize the spying, the targeted advertising, and ID theft as you explore the world online.” Read more..

(Yes, folks. It’s not just about government spying; it’s also about how much big companies like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have collected about you in order to serve up targeted ads.)

Welcome to the Information Age.

Today’s quote:There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” ~ Denis Waitley

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February 11, 2014 Posted by | advice, cyber crime, Google, how to, Internet, Microsoft, privacy, security, social networking, tech | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment