In Part I of this Account Security feature, we looked at the security technology that’s built into Blur. Here, we’ll talk about what you can do to keep your Blur account safe.
Unless otherwise noted, the below settings can be changed in the Settings menu (click your username in the top-right corner of the Blur Dashboard to get to Settings) > Account Settings.
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Yet another phone data collection program revealed
Another federal government data-mining program was being used to track the phone habits of American citizens, reports this week indicate.
The Drug Enforcement Administration was behind the data-collection program, which sought to gather phone records for calls between the US and nations where the drug trade is active. The program ended in September 2013.
The DEA has not made clear how many call records were collected. The ACLU has filed a Freedom of Information Act request to learn more about the agency’s activities. Read More
As our own policy explains, we collect as little information about you – whether you are a visitor to our website, a Blur free user or a paying customer – as we can manage. But privacy is about more than what data we have: it also depends on how we protect that data.
It’s for this reason that we take security very seriously. What do we do specifically? Read More