online privacy Tag Archive
Your data is yours, and you should decide who can access it and for what purpose. DeleteMe and Blur by Abine will let you get back in control of your data.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]