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Online Identity and Privacy: Library Info
A guide to managing your online identity and privacy.
Managing Your e-Rep
Privacy Guide for Faculty...
Privacy & Library Resources
How to Browse in Private
Internet Explorer (IE)
Ad Block Browser Add-Ons
Annoyed by adverts? Troubled by tracking? Bothered by banners? Install Adblock Plus now to regain control of the internet and change the way that you view the web.
StartPage Search Engine
StartPage is a private search engine that doesn't log your IP address.
ProtonMail is free encrypted email.
Hushmail is a secure web-based free email service. It looks and feels just like any other web-mail site, but adds strong encryption to your emails to protect your secrets from prying eyes.
BugMeNot.com was created as a mechanism to quickly bypass the login of web sites that require compulsory registration and/or the collection of personal/demographic information (such as Academia.edu).
HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox and Chrome extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.
Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis.
Google Privacy info & settings
VIU Computer Security Info
Advice from VIU IT related to computer security.
Terms of Service Didn't Read (TOSDR)
“I have read and agree to the Terms” is the biggest lie on the web. TOSDR aims to fix that by breaking down terms of service into simple language.
Electronic Frontier Foundation: Privacy Issues & Tools
Electronic Devices Privacy Handbook: A Guide to Your Rights (BCCLA)
The BC Civil Liberties Association's guide to electronic devices privacy rights when crossing the Canadian border.
Passwords are Like Underwear
Flickr Creative Commons:
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