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FC: Ways to Keep your information private.

1: First let me explain some terminology that I will use throughout this mixbook | Cookies- Information that is stored on your computer from websites you visit. These can also track your website visiting habits. Tracking- A way to see what your doing online. Virus- An online code that can take your information and may even shut down your computer.

2: Limit the number of ads you click on. Ads=cookies= information given away.

3: Uncheck the box in websites that will allow them to save/remember your passwords and usernames. This lessens the amount of information tracking cookies or viruses can collect if one gets into your computer.

4: Use CCcleaner or another type of malware(protection software) to regularly scan and remove unwanted cookies and viruses.

5: Use a different site for your email then your browser. For example, Google could be your browser, and Yahoo could be your email.

6: Avoid downloading toolbars. It gives the company access to personal information.

7: Uncheck the box that allows email companies to send you future emails. This helps reduce Spam.

8: Use a pseudonym to help hide your identity from people. This can help you keep your anonymity.

9: All of these suggestions are great advice, I personally use most of them, but there are always more things to try and experiment with so feel free to do so.

10: Shh finger, found here http://www.flickr.com/photos/80434698@N00/443797322, 4/2/07 Cookies, found here http://www.flickr.com/photos/47183913@N00/1117398599, 8/14/07 Meat advertisement, found here http://www.flickr.com/photos/40143737@N02/7180196882, 5/12/12 Computer viruses, found here http://www.flickr.com/photos/80742119@N00/5958218237, 7/20/11 Malware, http://www.flickr.com/photos/22394551@N03/2395159659, 4/7/08 Google, found here http://www.flickr.com/photos/99527366@N00/1449868160, 11/27/07 Google tool bar, found here http://www.flickr.com/photos/23946824@N00/24306906, 6/7/05 Spam, found here http://www.flickr.com/photos/47353092@N00/519906069, 5/29/07

11: Masks, found here http://www.flickr.com/photos/72213316@N00/2763942873, 8/14/08

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  • By: Alex F.
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  • Title: Your privacy online.
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  • Tags: privacy, get rid of tracking cookies, advice
  • Published: almost 4 years ago

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