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Dec 23 2013, 9:01pm CST
Source: The Daily Caller
In 2014, you can’t even get your official White House lies straight from the tap without being surveilled. Peter Eckersley and Kurt Opsahl, Electronic Frontier Foundation: Yesterday, ProPublica reported on new research by a team at KU Leuven and Princeton on canvas fingerprinting. One of the most intrusive users of ...
Full article at: The Daily Caller
2 days ago, 12:38pm CDT
Source: The How-To Geek
If there is one thing we are all tired of, it is being constantly tracked and spied on while we are browsing the Internet. With this in mind, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has been hard at work on an extension for Firefox and Chrome that helps put an end to the unwanted attention so that you can browse in peace.Cl ...
Full article at: The How-To Geek
2 days ago, 12:20pm CDT
If you don't know it already, you're probably being tracked on the Internet. While the advertisers like tracking your buyer habits, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is not cool with it. Thus it has come up with a nifty plugin for both Chrome and Firefox and called it Privacy Badger.
Sick of those ads that remind you they know what you just visited? The EFF feels ...
Full article at: Stuff.tv
2 days ago, 2:36am CDT
Source: Truth Dig
The problem with browser extensions that claim to protect your Web privacy from the multitude of online advertisers, spammers and profiteers, is that they boil down to a matter of trust.
In most cases, you have to agree to let the extension, made by a developer you’ve probably never heard of (although some are good people who have earned the public’s trust), look at everything you do online.
Luckily the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organization dedicated ...
Full article at: Truth Dig
2 days ago, 10:26pm CDT
Zach Miners / PC World:
EFF's snoop-stopping, ad-smashing Privacy Badger plugin hits beta — The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy rights group, has released a downloadable plugin for Chrome and Firefox designed to stop third parties from tracking people's Web b ...
Full article at: Techmeme
3 days ago, 11:00pm CDT
Plenty of WiFi routers have guest modes for visitors; some companies base their entire business models around them. Many of these devices are full of security holes, however, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation doesn't see that as a ...
Full article at: Engadget
3 days ago, 9:22pm CDT
Source: CBS San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— San Francisco’s Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched a new plug-in that tells people whether they’re being tracked while online. You can install the program on either Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, which are two of the more popular browsers.
When you go to a site, a panel (for lack of a better term) comes up that tells you how many trackers there are. I looked at a site and there were 18 trackers, but they were for the ...
Full article at: CBS San Francisco
3 days ago, 7:14pm CDT
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF.org) has released its free Privacy Badger for Firefox and Chrome that shows trackers and widgets that may be surreptitiously recording your web activity. This would include such things as third party tracking cookies placed by ad networks or "w ...
Full article at: Forbes
3 days ago, 2:06pm CDT
If reading the novel 1984 left you huddled for days in a paranoid, depressive coma, you probably don't want to finish...
Apr 19 2010, 12:03pm CDT