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“Bitcoin Evangelist” Jameson Lopp spent $30,000 to stay completely private online. With Blur and DeleteMe, you can do the same for just $168 a year.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]