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Ask the Expert: What You Should Know About Google’s Privacy Policies

Google’s new privacy policy changes have many privacy advocates up in arms. It begs the question: does our personal information belong to us or the corporations that collect it? Instead of being forced to adhere to these data collection rules in order to use a popular product, shouldn’t we insist that companies give us the option to allow or deny them permission to track and store our personal information? What happens if hackers get ahold of this information?

Read on for more information about Google’s new privacy policies.

Privacy on Facebook Takes Two Huge Hits

If you care about Facebook using your personal information in their advertisements, and want to opt out, check out this article. It explains a few new worries with the social media giant, including its “social ads” program.

How To: Managing Your iPhone Security

Smartphones, like the iPhone, have become increasingly important to our modern lives, and accessing account and professional content is shifting...

How To: Online Dating Security

Online dating can be a great way to meet people outside of your normal social circle. However, it can also...

Ask the Expert: Can a VPN Protect You From Government Surveillance?

The NSA story about how the government is spying on us is currently dominating the news cycle.

Is this the turning point when the general public begins to take their online security seriously? Click to find out what the government knows about you and how they got the information. Then learn what you can do to protect yourself.

 

How To: GPS and Mobile Phone Privacy

GPS stands for Global Positioning System. Mobile phone GPS tracking can prove useful in many walks of life and especially...