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When apps track your workouts, who really wins?

It might be dressed up like a game, but apps that track your movements are serious business.

On Nov 12, 2013 by [email protected]

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You can’t put a price tag on privacy

The interest you earn in the form of supposedly free services is rarely worth opening such an account. 

On Oct 23, 2013 by [email protected]

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Digital self-defense: The beginning of the privacy resistance

New ways of announcing your resistance to the great privacy problem are finally bubbling up. 

On Jun 10, 2013 by [email protected]

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The illusion of privacy: You’re not in control

In most social media sites, the privacy you think you might have doesn’t really exist. 

On May 6, 2013 by [email protected]

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Digital self-defense: When big data does good

Big data isn’t all bad. We just need to know how it’s being handled. 

On Apr 2, 2013 by [email protected]

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Digital promiscuity is bad for your health

We need to practice safe digital self-defense, especially in the new “Internet of Things.” Because our health is just one of the things that can and will be impacted. 

On Mar 7, 2013 by [email protected]

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Digital self-defense: You post, you’re toast

Think what you post on social media doesn’t really matter? So did these four people, and this is what happened.

On Feb 12, 2013 by [email protected]

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Digital Self-defense: Every move you make, they’ll be watching you

We are now in the era of friction-less entertainment. What this really means? The age of enjoying your thrills, chills and laughs in private is pretty much dead.

On Jan 21, 2013 by [email protected]

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Digital self-defense: The 5 Step Program for “free” online junkies

You’re an addict, and you don’t even know it. Plus, big online companies are pimping you out. Here’s how to free yourself of the “free” addiction.

On Jan 9, 2013 by [email protected]

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Digital Self-defense: Is privacy already dead?

In this series, Digital Self-defense, Steffan Heuer and Pernille Tranberg teach us how to protect our online identity. This week: Is privacy just a brief parenthesis in history?

On Dec 10, 2012 by [email protected]

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The true price of “free” online

In this series, Digital Self-defense, Steffan Heuer and Pernille Tranberg teach us how to protect our online identity. This week, the authors consider the true price, and value, of “free.”

On Nov 26, 2012 by [email protected]

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They’re watching you: How to block online trackers

In this series, Digital Self-defense, Steffan Heuer and Pernille Tranberg teach us how to protect our online identity. This week, the authors consider the trackers that are documenting our every move online and using that data for their own profit. Want to stop them? Here’s how.

On Nov 12, 2012 by [email protected]

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Why we all need fake IDs online

Digital self-defense: How to protect your online identity, a series by Steffan Heuer and Pernille Tranberg.

On Oct 29, 2012 by [email protected]

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