What is Do Not Track? An illustrated guide

The awesome private search engine DuckDuckGo recently released a simple explanatory page about Do Not Track. They’re great at taking complicated technology topics and making them really easy to understand, like how Google tracks all your searches, and this one is no exception. Here’s the big takeaway: You’d think turning on the “Do Not Track” […]

Introducing DoNotTrackMe (DNTMe) for online privacy made easy

More than 2.5 million people who have tried DoNotTrackPlus (DNT+) to stop online tracking (and if you were one of them, thanks!). Now, we’re excited to announce that DNT+ has become DoNotTrackMe (DNTMe). It’s the same free privacy tool you know and love, but with some terrific upgrades: Stronger tracker-blocking. DNTMe stops more than 50 […]

5 tips for staying private on cyber monday

Cyber Monday is a great day for deals, but it’s also one of the biggest days of the year for identity theft and hacker exploits. Use these 5 tips to stay more private while you’re shopping online today: 1. Do the shopping cart trick to get discounts If you know ahead of time that you […]

5 voter data questions for the presidential campaigns

Update, 11/12/2012: We received answers to the questions we posed in this blog post from an employee with President Obama’s campaign. Read them here. Big data played a major role in the success of the 2012 Obama campaign, as articles in Time, the New York Times, and other publications have highlighted. Both the Obama and […]

Beyond privacy, puppies, & pancakes: behind the scenes at Abine with James

Our software engineer James is the fourth in a series of “who we are” interviews with the people who work at Abine. A company is only as good as the people behind it, and we don’t mean to brag, but we have some pretty great people here.  We also tend to enjoy puppies and pancakes, […]

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