Tag Archives: privacy

  • Would you exchange personal information for bigger discounts?

    The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) recently set out to answer this very question – how many people would be willing to give up more personal information in exchange for bigger discounts or a better price. ENISA conducted its research on a cross section of the community under strictly controlled laboratory conditions, they […]

  • Pay for Your Privacy – The Google Conundrum

    How much is your privacy worth?  $10 per month?  $25 per month?  Would you just give it away for free?  All of your private data?  Information about what you like?  Your shopping lists? Giving it away for free is exactly what you’re doing when you use Google’s products.  Now some people may not care all […]

  • Warning: Beware privacyroot.com

    The issues with so-called freeware available from privacyroot.com were first brought to our attention by Marko, owner and administrator of our recommended freeware download site FreewareBB. The privacyroot.com home page displays summarized details of four software titles, three of which are clearly specified as being free: However, when you download, install and run the software […]

  • Privacy Guardian 4.5 – Free Licenses!

    PC Tools are currently giving away free licenses for their Privacy Guardian 4.5 software which is the latest version and would normally sell for $29.99usd: Privacy Guardian is safe and easy-to-use internet privacy software that securely deletes online Internet tracks and program activity records that are stored in your browser and other hidden files on […]

  • How to avoid losing locational privacy

    You’ve never heard the term before? Well, here’s what it is according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF): “Locational privacy (also known as “location privacy”) is the ability of an individual to move in public space with the expectation that under normal circumstances their location will not be systematically and secretly recorded for later use.” […]