Former Nixon administration attorney John Dean and a North Carolina divorce lawyer warn that if you think you have nothing to hide, think again.How Privacy Vanishes Online (Steve Lohr, NY Times Technology section, 3-16-10). The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked (Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai and Joseph Cox, Motherboard, 8-2-16) The basic steps to take to keep yourself, and your data, safe online.
News sites that publish on HTTPS domains, however, can guarantee all of thiswithout additional effort from users." A good explanation of information I didn't realize I needed!Legalized sale of browser histories should worry journalists (Susan Mc Gregor, Columbia Journalism Review, 4-12-17) "The blowback has been intense to President Trumps decision last week to back a congressional rollback of recently adopted FCC privacy rulesrules designed to protect web users from the reuse or sale of their online traffic histories without their explicit consent....The first step is for journalists and media organizations to privilege the use of HTTPS websites and services as much as possible: While your ISP can still see which domains youre connecting to (such as duckduckgo.com), they cannot generally see which individual pages youve visited.Scroogle, an ad-free Google search proxy that prevents the searcher's data being stored by Google (as explained on Technically Speaking Radio).Disconnect Search: Google In Private (Thomas Claburn, Information Week, 3-24-14) Disconnect app delivers search engine privacy, with "pay what you want" pricing.EFF's Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Online Privacy (Stanton Mc Candlish, Electronic Frontier Foundation, 4-9-02).Tor Project (a browser that allows you to search the Internet anonymously, or pseudonymously) Anonymizer International(Torproject.org) "keeps your online activities safe, private, and secure" Do Internet-Connected Toys Pose a Privacy Risk?Axis Pro's Loss Prevention Guide (this PDF booklet provides basic info on defamation, defamation, invasion of privacy (more complex than you might expect), trademark infringement, and copyright infringement).Online privacy for journalists by Michael Dagan (PDF) How to safeguard your communications, browsing, and data, from any unwanted "big brother" or intruder--indirectly how to protect a source. Schulz from the Center for Investigative Reporting.Is it possible to be truly anonymous in the digital world?Cant Hide in the Cloud (Vikas Bajaj, NY Times, 6-15-13).