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Surveillance Self Defense
« on: August 21, 2017, 04:16:04 PM »
Surveillance Self Defense
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Re: Surveillance Self Defense
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2017, 09:45:09 AM »
Check out adding "Ad Nauseum" and "TrackMeNot" to your browser.  It is available for Firefox.
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Re: Surveillance Self Defense
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2017, 04:45:25 PM »
I use ghostery
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Re: Surveillance Self Defense
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2017, 02:36:15 PM »
I finally had to disable and remove Ghostery after almost of year of hang ups that seemed to start with their upgrades about 8 months ago.  I wasn't able to determine the cause, but it had to be incompatibility with my OS and/or other security measures installed.  It became a royal pita.

I'm testing James' suggestions w/Firefox.
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Re: Surveillance Self Defense
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2017, 04:41:32 PM »
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I use ghostery
  Opposite approach.  It blocks trackers and ads.  Doesn't help with search tracking.  Ghostery/TrackMeNot would be a decent approach.

Ad Nauseum does the opposite of ghostery.  It clicks on every ad (behind the scenes) and rat holes all responses and cookies.  There is no way to nail down whether you are a man or woman, age, clothing tastes, etc...  I prefer this option myself.
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Re: Surveillance Self Defense
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2018, 12:27:20 PM »
How does it stop key stroke logging at the website without limiting your ability to use the website?  If you type into a website it must be able to analyse how you are typing how fast, whether you use cut and paste shortcuts or the menu structure etc.

Behavioral analytics uses mouse movements and keystrokes and as well as other unstructured data.

I'm not convinced that we can do much about privacy other than rely on the other schmucks giving their data away more readily than us and safety in numbers.