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Privacy Browsers

Privacy browsers both respect your privacy and help prevent websites, web services, and web apps from tracking your browsing activity across the internet.

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Password Management

Your passwords hold the keys to your digital kingdom. Learn about password best practices and read up on password managers.

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Private Search Engines

Private search engines respect your privacy. They don't track you, create shadow profiles of you, or try to connect who you are to what you're searching.

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Tracker Blocking

Trackers follow you around the internet. Learn about different tracking techniques and the best way to defend against them.

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DNS Providers

Trusted DNS Providers provide DNS-over-HTTPS and other DNS security features while respecting user privacy. Learn about DNS resolvers and how selecting a privacy-centric resolver benefits your privacy.

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Latest Posts

This is a guide for tweaking the Firefox browser for enhanced online privacy. We explore the "normal" and the "advanced" tweaks here.

This guide is intended for desktop users across all platforms such as Windows, macOS, and Linux.

This guide is based on Firefox Ver 84.0.1.

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WebRTC can prove useful when you need to use it.

However, did you know that a critical flaw in WebRTC that has yet to be adequately addressed across all browsers leaks your internal (or true) IP address?

And did you know that the browser will leak your true IP address, even if you're using a c...

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You've probably heard of adblockers.

You've probably also heard of tracker/privacy blockers.

Lastly, you've probably wondered if there was a difference between the two.

The short answer is: yes, there is.

Let me explain further...

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Google Chrome sucks for privacy.

So, with that said, I'm here to show you how to download, install, and tweak the Ungoogled Chromium browser.

Now, installing and configuring Ungoogled Chromium isn't the most user-friendly experience for your average user, but it isn't too complicated.

Keep i...

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Personalization is a dying artform, the marketers say.

With the rapid advanced in deep learning, machine learning, and AI (artificial intelligence) powered technology, businesses should be leveraging every source they have available to drive sales, marketers say.

Enter the new age of hyper perso...

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Most browsers have the "Do Not Track" feature in their settings. You might have this setting enabled or you might not.

But what does "Do Not Track" really do? Does it do what the name implies? Does it matter if it is even enabled or not? You might be shocked at the answers...

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