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What is the GDPR and why is it important?

The GDPR is the European Union’s law designed to protect consumer data. But what exactly is the GDPR and how does it protect users? Since its inception, the internet has grown to be one of the most useful tools in modern life. It provides users with a world of entertainment, knowledge, and convenience that was […]

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Personal Information Removal vs. Reputation Management

There’s a common misconception that personal information removal and reputation management are one in the same. Let’s take a closer look at what they have in common and what sets them apart. Maintaining your reputation is important. For many of us, maintaining our reputation online is nearly as important as maintaining it with those we […]

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What is COPPA?

COPPA or the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule is designed to protect your kids while they use the internet. But what exactly is COPPA and how does it work? The internet can be a dangerous place. Especially for our children. And as the world becomes more and more digital, it’s even more important to protect […]

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How Can You Protect Your Family on the Internet?

Nowadays, it seems more and more difficult to control the flow of your data on the web. Data brokers and hackers are hungry for your personal information. And unfortunately, they’re lurking around every digital corner. So, what can you do to protect yourself and your family while on the internet? We all value our personal […]

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What is packet sniffing and how to prevent it

Take preventative steps to prevent packet sniffing, one of the most intrusive techniques used by hackers to steal personal information. The world of hacking is getting more and more complex as the years go by. It is a necessity for hackers as security systems and software updates are continuously blocking their attacks. One of the […]

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What are computer cookies and when you should accept them

So, what are the different types of internet cookies and why are you seeing so many pop-ups now? Cookies are nothing new on the Internet, but the neverending pop-up notifications nearly everywhere you browse are.  Cookies, in short, are a way for websites to identify return users. They are like a trail of crumbs that […]