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Online privacy tips for YouTube and in general plus some of their limitations

A tip for those that use the YouTube mobile app and care about limiting online data collection of personal information (aka digital fingerprint). If you have signed in to the app to interact, upload or other feature but want to … Continue reading

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Google tracked his bike ride past a burglarized home. That made him a suspect.

Zachary McCoy used an exercise-tracking app, RunKeeper, to record his rides.. image: Agnes Lopez / for NBC News Big data when used without limits or oversight often results in privacy breaches and wrongful assumptions. Police can now get personal details … Continue reading

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Privacy and big data

April 11 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Public Advocate —– I often use incognito mode when web browsing or disable cookies to limit data collection; price increases when searching for flights or products etc… Even so I just noticed what … Continue reading

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