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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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Google Tracking Mastercard Purchases

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 […]

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GDPR and Updates to Abine, Inc.’s Privacy Policy

GDPR and Updates to Abine, Inc.’s Privacy Policy At Abine, we’re dedicated to consumer privacy rights and support privacy policies that are understandable. We’re committed to responsibly handling any information we collect. We’re absolute in support of you owning your own data. We feel we’ve always been very transparent about our Privacy Policy and Data […]

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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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