Why you should be reading privacy statements before using a web site

If you are like most people, you don't read privacy statements. They are boring, often generic, and seem to be created to protect businesses from lawsuits rather than to inform customers about how they protect their privacy. Still, when you know what to look for to make up your mind about "is it OK to … Continue reading Why you should be reading privacy statements before using a web site

40 tracking cookies from 2 news sites: this is why you need VPN

You have probably (hopefully) been told that open wifi is insecure, and that you should use a virtual private network to encrypt and protect your traffic. Most people don't do this, perhaps because it seems hard to do? Opera software now offers free VPN. It is built into the browser on the desktop, and a standalone … Continue reading 40 tracking cookies from 2 news sites: this is why you need VPN