privacy

How To Hide Your IP Address

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Why would you want to hide your IP address? As you know, the IP address of your computer serves as a form of its identification on the Internet. Those who know your IP address (your Internet Service Provider, hackers, spies, websites you visit) can identify your location and monitor you activity online. In fact, your ISP (Internet Service Provider) can see all websites you visit, videos you watch, who you email, what you download and upload. The websites you visit can see your IP address and keep logs on your browsing habits. Not to mention hackers, who can use your […]

Facebook Removes Privacy Setting, So Anyone Can Find Your Profile

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Very soon, any Facebook user you haven’t blocked will be able to search for your name and find your Facebook profile. It’s Google for people and you’re just a result. Only no one would know that this is a big change by the way Facebook describes it in its blog post. Ho-hum, just “finishing the removal of an old search setting,” says chief privacy officer Michael Richter.
Here’s how it used to work: under the setting “Who can look up your Timeline by name?” users could control whether they could be found by selecting Everyone […]