Why You Should Review Your App Privacy Settings

Why You Should Review Your App Privacy Settings

Chances are you have a lot of apps on your phone, and there’s a good chance that there are some you’re not using or maybe not even aware of ...
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Dire Warnings About Children Dying Because of Apps and Games are a Form of ‘Juvenoia’

We can educate children and families about the dangers that surely exist in the Internet world, without having to exaggerate the nature of the danger and the degree to which ...
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The Good and Bad of Location Sharing

Two recent news stories about cell phone location services recently caught my eye. One was a positive development and the other quite negative, until it was at least partially fixed ...
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How to Protect your Router and Home Network from the VPNFilter Malware

The FBI recommends "any owner of small office and home office routers power cycle (reboot) the devices." It's in response to a malware threat called VPNFiler that can render routers ...
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Europe’s New Privacy Law Shakes Up Entire Tech Industry and Impacts European Teens

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicked in on Friday, May 25th, and its impact will be felt not just in Europe but around the world — especially in Silicon Valley, ...
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Tips for Smart Cellphone Use

Tips for Smart Cellphone Use

Some 95% of Americans own cellphones of some kind, according to Pew Research Center - among 18- to 29-year-olds, the number is a whopping 100%. But no matter your age, ...
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How to Control your Facebook Privacy and Apps

How to Control your Facebook Privacy and Apps

There have been a lot of news stories about Facebook privacy, including personal information being collected and provided to political campaigns. Some people are angry and there is now a ...
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Two Factor Authentication Instructions for Major Online Services

Two Factor Authentication Instructions for Major Online Services

Apple Facebook Google Microsoft Twitter Description of Two-Factor authentication: One way to greatly strengthen your password is to enhance it with another authentication system. It’s called “two factor” or “multi-factor” ...
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Tips for Safe and Civil Use of Anonymous Apps

A growing number of apps allow people to post anonymously. There are some very positive aspects to anonymous apps, including the ability to reach out for help and post with ...
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Internet Governance Forum tackles fake news, artificial intelligence and blockchain

Internet Governance Forum tackles fake news, artificial intelligence and blockchain

For the past 12 years, the United Nations has sponsored the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a “multi-stakeholder” event that brings together people from governments around the world along with tech ...
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