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How to break into and avoid a break in from LifeHacker

These links are to articles that were posted in LifeHacker. The first gives tips for breaking into a computer and ways to avoid it. The article addresses both PCs and Macs. The second gives some specific instructions for safeguarding a Mac. How to Break Into a Computer (and Prevent It from Happening to You) – […]

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Links from November 21, 2012

These are my links from November 21, 2012 AdjustYourPrivacy – Quickly adjust your social media privacy settings. – Recommended by LifeHacker "Please take a minute to adjust the privacy settings on all of your major accounts by using the icons below."tips private_secure web accounts socialmedia settings privacy Recipe: MANTI (Ravioli of Turkey) | Do You […]

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Privacy and Copyright links

Privacy Law Is Outrun by Speed of Web’s Progress – “Many Internet companies and consumer advocates say the main law governing communication privacy — enacted in 1986, before cellphone and e-mail use was widespread, and before social networking was even conceived — is outdated, affording more protection to letters in a file cabinet than […]

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Facebook and Privacy

Facebook updated its privacy settings making lots more public than the public thought would be public! Here are some links addressing that. Updated: Facebook Further Reduces Your Control Over Personal Information | Electronic Frontier Foundation “Once upon a time, Facebook could be used simply to share your interests and information with a select small community […]

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Vanishing Privacy (NYT) & Net Aids Dictatorships (TED)

The first of these is an article that appeared in the New York Times on March 17, 2010. The article discusses how we expose our identities and characteristics on social networking sites, how that information can be aggregated and interpreted, and reiterates the maxim that essentially nothing is private on the Internet. The second is […]

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Privacy & Google, Web 2.0 StoryTelling & A Place to Bury Strangers links for 2008-11-06

Consumer Watchdog: Fighting Corporateering: Fighting Corporateering – Action 4: Ask Google To Protect Your Privacy ASK GOOGLE TO PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY (tags: google privacy chrome) Web 2.0 Storytelling: Emergence of a New Genre (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE CONNECT A story has a beginning, a middle, and a cleanly wrapped-up ending. Whether told around a campfire, […]

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