Tag Archives: privacy

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 »

What is Doxing?

What is Doxing? Doxing is a method by which someone harvests personal information about an individual by searching the Internet, social media, cellphone number, etc. Most of the highly personal information that is harvested by doxxers is information which is easily accessed because of the individuals own self-disclosures. Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,… Read More »

Cloudflare Claims Their New Free DNS Service Will Help Protect Your Privacy

Cloudflare Claims Their New Free DNS Service Will Help Protect Your Privacy On April 1, 2018, Cloudflare introduced its new DNS service which competes (mainly) with Cisco’s Open DNS and Google’s Public DNS, Cloudflare is making extraordinary claims for its DNS service including a promise of privacy backed up by 3rd-party auditing. Since it’s so… Read More »

Privacy Badger: Your Badger of Privacy

Privacy Badger: The Badger of Privacy We think “Do Not Track” browser features and browser add-ons are pretty much worthless – they assume that everything and everyone is tracking you for evil purposes and thus they block everything regardless of who or what it is, who it is , even it may be beneficial. Yes,… Read More »

Private Browsing: It’s not private but it’s good for some things

Private Browsing: It’s not private but it’s good for some things While private browsing is anything but private, there are some good reasons to use it, but none them are related to hiding your activities, as you aren’t going to hide anything by using private browsing. Every site you visit is logged by your ISP… Read More »