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8 Steps to Secure Your Facebook Privacy Settings

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 […]

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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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Mugshots.com Owners End up with their own Mugshots Online: (or, When Extortion of Privacy Backfires)

For years, websites like Mugshots.com, Mugshotsonline.us, and Jailbase.com have been profiting off of the humiliation of individuals who have had a run-in with the law. Last week, in one of the more comical stories in online privacy, two alleged owners of Mugshots.com finally got what was coming to them – they’ve been arrested on charges […]

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5 simple privacy tips for instant improvements

The lack of online privacy is a big problem, and with Facebook’s controversial proposed privacy policy changes, it’s only getting worse. Luckily, we’ve got 5 easy privacy tips that will immediately cut down on your unwanted digital footprint. Web users know that their information is floating around on the Internet because they intentionally share certain […]

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How to: Create a disposable email address (Blur Masked Email address) [Part 1]

For today’s video tutorial, we’re covering how to create a disposable email address (Blur Masked Email address) on your computer using Blur by Abine. There are a couple ways to create a Masked Email address (or disposable email address) using Blur by Abine, but in this video, we’re covering how to create a Blur Masked Email […]

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