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A disturbing new report on your Internet Privacy


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#1 tork

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Posted 20 June 2009 - 11:08 AM

A disturbing new report on your Internet Privacy
http://msmvps.com/blogs/hostsnews/default.aspx

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Posted 21 June 2009 - 07:44 PM

Average privacy policies are written at a grade level of 13.83? ...How do these people calculate these things?
I hate my life :(

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Posted 28 June 2009 - 10:00 PM

Thanks tork for the site and info. I just don't know what I can do about it. I use Google. I would assume that most don't allow 3rd party cookies. I really don't don't know how a person would check other than having you security set not to allow them. Question does that really work. I would think that most tracking is for dollars. What you might want to buy or have bought. I have always believed that there is a way to track for security of this nation built in. Keep this in mind. I was one of those people that thought Colombian brown was coffee.

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Posted 29 June 2009 - 05:55 AM

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Two suggestions and quotes from A disturbing new report on your Internet Privacy

This is one of the main reasons why the majority of these "trackers" are included in the MVPS HOSTS file ...

Are you using a HOSTS file? Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File

This is why I recommend turning off Cookies and "whitelist" (allow) only those that are needed ...

Blocking Unwanted Cookies

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Posted 05 July 2009 - 08:04 AM

Thanks again for the information tork . I bookmarked that mvp site. Most of the information is way over my knowledge at present. Got to be a good site to learn.

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Posted 14 July 2009 - 10:35 AM

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You're welcome! I learn something new everyday and my bookmarks keep growing and growing :thumbsup:
Enjoy your day
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