Tag Archives: Safe Internet

The free speech and the Streisand effect.

“The Interview” (available on XBox and Google Play) has proven, once again, that in the age of Internet it is very hard to suppress information you do not like to have published. There’s a thing called “the Streisand Effect”. It … Continue reading

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How well does your investment firm/bank guard your personal information?

As some of you probably know, and others can imagine – I have more than one email address. One, for example, is used exclusively for this blog: all the notifications, your comments, the blog contact form and Twitter/Facebook/Google+ updates about … Continue reading

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A little on Bitcoin

There’s a lot of fuss going on around about “the next best thing” on the Internet – the Bitcoins. I decided to compile some of my thoughts and impressions on this thing, and explain why I think it is a … Continue reading

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How easy it is to destroy your digital presence?

Mat Honan’s lessons from hacking of his @mat twitter account should be learned by all. Do take care of yourself, no-one will do it for you. Continue reading

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Has Chase website been hacked? Beware of phishing attempts!

Your personal information might be in jeopardy. It has been happening for a while now, and every now and then comes back. What to look for and how to avoid? Continue reading

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The people killed SOPA. What about ACTA and PCIPA? The fight is still on.

SOPA is off the table. You think you’ve won? Think again. ACTA and PCIPA are waiting just across the corner. Continue reading

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Another scam is going on – beware!

If you get a call from someone telling you that someone wants to give you some money and that in order to receive it you should go to Western Union – hang up. Continue reading

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Yet another failure from Google…. Are they more and more evil?

I’m not opening an account there, and suggest you shouldn’t either. I want to have at least the ability to tell people how to call me. Continue reading

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Opt out of advertisers’ data mining your surfing habits!

Read today’s post to learn how to opt out from the advertisers’ tracking systems, and stop companies spying on you. Continue reading

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Donations – the followup

Information is power, and the more free and independent information we can get (from Wikipedia, among other sources), the less power will the large corporations have over us. Continue reading

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