Tag Archives: privacy

Five Important Things You Can Do to Stay Safe Online During the Holidays

Five Important Things You Can Do to Stay Safe Online During the Holidays Some computer geeks will tell you to install browser add-ins like safe-site toolbars and to let someone else decide what is safe and what is not. Some will tell you to install a firewall because Windows firewall is no good. There is… Read More »

Yahoo Admits it Reads Your Emails and Sells the Data it Reaps

Yahoo Admits it Scan Your Emails and Sells the Data it Reaps Quite a while ago, Gmail and Outlook.com stopped scanning users emails looking for data to sell to advertisers. But Yahoo, after already having 3 billion user accounts hacked in 2013, admits it scans Yahoo Mail users’ emails looking for data to sell. According… Read More »

My Data Request Makes It Easy to Request Your Personal Data From More Than 100 Companies

My Data Request Makes It Easy to Request Your Personal Data From More Than 100 Companies How do you know how much personal data the sites you interact with have aquired about you? Well, you don’t unless you request it. If you want want to to request to see the data companies have collected about… Read More »

VPN: The Myth and the Facts

VPN: The Myth and the Facts VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. You can learn more about what a VPN is from this article. VPNs are becoming more and more mainstream especially now that a VPN service has spending millions of dollars to reach the masses via television advertising. The company is NordVPN. NordVPN is… Read More »

The Cloud Act and Your Privacy

The CLOUD Act and Your Privacy The Cloud Act was passed by the U.S. house and senate with very little discussion and very people knowing anything about it. It was part of the $1.3 trillion U.S. government spending bill that was rushed through congress in order, among other things, to keep the U.S. government funded.… Read More »