Tag Archives: privacy

Your IP Address

  Your IP Address Your IP address is very much like your phone number. It’s a unique number assigned to you when you’re connected to the Internet. Your IP address can be static – that is fixed and unchanging – or it can be dynamic – meaning it changes every time you connect to the… Read More »

Google Uses Gmail to Track the Things You Buy Online

    Google Uses Gmail to Track the Things You Buy Online I walk a lot, and my walks used to be private. Now when I walk down the streets of my little town, there are cameras everywhere. Cameras on the street corners, cameras in parking lots, cameras on the traffic lights, cameras on top… Read More »

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 »