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Skype with care – Microsoft is reading everything you write

Posted 05-15-2013 at 08:47 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

http://www.h-online.com/security/new...e-1862870.html
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duckduckgo - search engine without tracking and search bubble

Posted 10-04-2011 at 02:12 PM by jere21
Updated 10-23-2011 at 03:36 PM by jere21

When I had a first look on it, I didn't like it. Now, one year later, I checked again - and now I really do:

http://duckduckgo.com is a really privacy oriented search engine. But under its very clear surface it also has other features:
  • unbiased search results, NOT depending on any profile that you got. See http://dontbubble.us/
  • privacy, duckduckgo.com doesn't save your data, nor does it turn it to the found website. See http://donttrack.us/
  • instant answers (like "define:TERM"
...
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get rid of GNOME 3 recent items ......

Posted 07-02-2011 at 03:37 AM by dEnDrOn

when u press windows key and search for anything.......some recently used items too pop up and they may sometime really risk the privacy.....
all you have to do is just delete this file--->
Code:
.local/share/recently-used.xbel
and then restarting computer(or ALT+F2+r+ENTER) removes recent items but they are again visiible......to help you again
could have been much simpler...
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Security and Privacy on the Internet

Posted 08-12-2010 at 03:31 AM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 08-11-2013 at 11:44 AM by craigevil (added Antisocial ADP list)

If you are really worried about privacy there are a few things you can do including:
Use the Adblock Plus extension for Firefox and use the
Easy Privacy list as well as the Antisocial list.
This list blocks the ever increasing social networking content on third-party sites.

Use a hosts file to block the multitude of clicktrackers

If you want to do the same thing without having the hosts file slowdown, dnsmasq offers similar functionality and it...
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Careful with tor and Konqueror

Posted 04-11-2009 at 04:43 PM by xri

After playing with tor + privoxy + tork with Konqueror, y finally decided to remove all three privacy programs and go back to regular use of Konqueror.

Prior to uninstall tork, I reconfigured Konqueror for use without tor.

However, after removing the programs I found that accessing some SSL sites was not possible. Finding information about that was not easy this time.

The browsing settings on Kcontrol had cookies, cache and java disabled. The privacy...
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