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Cyber Monday Shopping Tips – Staying Safe While Online Shopping

This holiday season, stay protected from holiday shopping scams with Blur. Blur helps shoppers remain private online by providing ‘Masked’ information whenever companies are asking for personal information. Over 40% of holiday shoppers will make most of their purchases online this season, according to TransUnion. The average American will spend hundreds of dollars this year […]

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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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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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Google Tracking Mastercard Purchases

For the past year, Google and Mastercard had a “secret deal” allowing Google tracking of spending habits of two billion Mastercard card-holders.  Using Blur can protect you from tracking, online and off. The deal gives Google “an unprecedented asset for measuring retail spending”, as they  compete with sites like Amazon. Mastercards were used in roughly […]

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GDPR is Good. Blur is Better.

How much does GDPR improve privacy? Using Blur, individuals can avoid giving their personal information to companies in the first place. What is GDPR? The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is meant to give power over personal data back to the individual whose data is being held. It has been implemented in all European […]

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