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Twitter, Facebook, and Google are Fighting Internet Privacy Laws

Recently, the Information Technology Industry Council, which represents companies like Amazon, Visa, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Apple, released its “Framework to Advance Interoperable Rules (FAIR) on Privacy”. On the surface, it looks like tech companies are trying to protect user privacy. In reality, they want to make sure that they can continue to profit off […]

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Security in the Roaring 2020s

Bruce Schneier’s recent op-ed in the New York Times [“Internet Hacking is About to Get Much Worse”] argues that hacking threats have overwhelmed traditional IT security and that governments must intervene to fix market failure. His assessment of the problem is only arguably-inaccurate, but his proposed solution is almost certainly wrong.   We do need […]

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Full Online Tracking Protection with Blur and a VPN

You need both a VPN and Blur to be fully protected and private online. Every time you use the internet, you put yourself at risk.  Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) can log your every move online and sell that information to advertisers.  Hackers can monitor your internet activity, including your personal information.  Imagine the scenario […]

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8 Steps to Secure Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Facebook’s privacy settings have recently undergone a massive change since Facebook’s privacy scandals have been in the news.  The most recent change was implemented in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, where the political consulting firm improperly used the data of roughly 87 million Facebook users while working for Donald Trump’s election campaign. Since the […]

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Safari Update: Blur Works with Safari 12

Apple recently released a major update to its Safari Web Browser. The Safari update is teeming with features; the most notable having to do with tracking prevention when shopping online (we’ll have more on that in a future post). If using Blur, you were probably greeted with this message after upgrading: “Safari turned off extensions […]

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