The browser tracker test

Media Attention, Privacy, Tech Tip
I've spoken about trackers before and recommended four steps/solutions for protecting your browsing privacy: Script blocking (browser plugin that blocks scripts by default, the most important plugin one can have!) Ghostery (browser plugin that shows how many trackers any given website is using) Ad Block Plus (browser plugin that blocks ads on websites, which often includes trackers) A replacement hosts file from my friend Dan Pollock (redirects attempts to bad sites to your own computer) Companies are increasingly more interested in selling your personal information than protecting you (see a few Canadian examples here). Yesterday I was interviewed by CBC regarding a viral video of a speeding motorcycle here on Vancouver island, and spoke about the potential to track the anonymous poster of the video using the internet. The irony is, I can't watch the…
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