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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 […]
It’s tax season, and every year, the IRS warns consumers of IRS tax scams that end up costing the American consumer millions of dollars. In 2016, identity theft was at an all-time high, and it’s clear that criminals aren’t backing down anytime soon.
Between Cyber Monday Nov 28th 2016 and Christmas Eve December 24th – or perhaps December 25th with Amazon same day delivery – US consumers will spend over $50 billion dollars on e-commerce holiday shopping primarily by going online and using hundreds of millions of traditional plastic credit cards from Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover to […]
It’s been a spooky October for online privacy. Much is happening this October in online privacy and the FCC and Google are providing lots of news related to how consumer privacy is – or isn’t – protected.
The following post was written by Justin Carroll, a longtime user of Blur and friend of Abine. Justin Carroll is a veteran of over fifteen years in the service of the United States Government. He is a plank-owner with the elite Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) and has worked on a contractual basis with another government agency. After […]