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Let's make the internet more secure

I think we've all observed the revelations that the internet is not a safe place with equal amounts of horror, apathy and a shoulder shrugging. Well, there are things that we can all do to try and fight eavesdropping and privacy infringements.

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Raise your middle finger to the NSA

Normally I try to keep this site to articles about programming and related topics, but the not so recent and on going revelations about the depth of the NSA's, GCHQ's and Israeli inteliigence's spying activities is enough to push even the most softly spoken and conscientious of tech heads to the point of outrage and dismay.

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Post PRISM and NSA super spying dragnet thoughts on privacy

The release of the extent of the NSA’s surveillance network in June 2013 has released a shock wave of anger across the internet, and understandably so. Being anonymous in the wake of such revelations is obviously incredibly difficult, near impossible in fact, but there are some steps you can take to limit your exposure.

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A simple guide to anonymity on the internet

You are being tracked, right now, as you read this post. Your browser probably has an abundance of tracking cookies checking which websites you visit, what products you’re interested in and what adverts you respond too. You also probably visit sites that check and record your IP address and geographic location regularly without your knowledge. In this article I’m going to highlight some straight forward methods for obfuscating yourself online.

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