Tag Archives: privacy

How to Enable “Do Not Track”

Are the commercials at the edges of your web pages stalking you? Have you noticed after sending an email to a friend telling them about the fun you had in Fiji, the display ads try to tempt you away again? … Continue reading

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How to Create Strong Passwords

In this day and age no one would dream of leaving their house-key under the front door mat – it’s just not safe. When it comes to online security, weak passwords are like leaving the key out. Choosing strong passwords … Continue reading

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Online Safety Campaign by Google

Google has teamed up with the Citizen’s Advice Bureau in Britain to launch an online safety campaign. According to The Telegraph newspaper this is the first time Google has actively promoted something that is not a product. Anthony House, Google’s … Continue reading

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Teens and Location Apps and Services

(From an article on Commonsense Media) Social networking is for connecting online but new programs and apps now allow teens to share their physical location as well. Apps such as Facebook Places, FourSquare, Loopt, and Gowalla use GPS information (on … Continue reading

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Web Browsers and Security Bugs

Everyone uses web browsers to surf the net and view website content. We trust Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Chrome to find and take us to the sites we need, but how safe are they really? Stay Smart Online (an Australian … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Face Recognition and Privacy

Facebook recently introduced a new feature call Tag Suggestions. This feature is possible due to new face-recognition software that scans the image, recognizes peoples’ faces allowing the site to automatically add names to the photo that been uploaded. while this … Continue reading

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