Is it better to use a private browser than browsing in “incognito” mode?

If you want to start protecting your privacy when you are online and browsing the web, then the solution might be right in front of you: You can start to use a private web browser that defaults to private browsing mode, and has strong, built-in privacy-protecting features.

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Is advertising the problem?

There is a growing concern about online advertising. Privacy advocates are campaigning against the tracking used by advertisers, and publishers, advertisers and online advertisement agencies are increasingly at war with ad-blockers. In an article last year on the independent newsroom ProPublica, Julia Angwin reported that Google quietly dropped their ban on personally identifiable web tracking. Starting … Continue reading Is advertising the problem?

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Online Tracking – Does it Matter?

Do we have a right to privacy? That is an interesting question! In the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell introduced a shadowy character named Big Brother who constantly watched every movement of every citizen. When the novel appeared in 1949, westerners decided he was describing Joseph Stalin’s Russia and soon forgot about the novelty. But … Continue reading Online Tracking – Does it Matter?

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I am feeling Yucky :-( – Searching for symptoms on Google will not cure you

While you keep it a secret for you friends Google will not hesitate to tell all the advertisers that you have a pain in the butt and are trying to find a cure.

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What is the DO NOT TRACK Standard?

Some web browsers provides a free feature called ‘do not track’. In practice, this only goes as far as ‘telling’ advertising networks / other websites and applications that we want to opt-out of tracking for purposes like behavioural advertising.

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We support Do Not Track

In our products and services we do not collect personal information about you. In addition we also want to promise you a fair privacy when you communicate with us. We will let you choose if you want to participate and send anonymised behavioural data to us – we put all of it together in our privacy promise

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A simple step-by-step guide to stop behavorial tracking

If you want to stop online tracking and interest-based advertising, there are several steps you can take.

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“Ads with Eyes” – How am I Being Tracked Online?

Online advertising is evolving. Gone are the days where every visitor to a website saw the same banner ad, promising a fabulous prize. Advertising has become more subtle, with unique ads finely tuned to each individual, including you.

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