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Everyone's Trying to Track What You Do on the Web: Here's How to Stop Them

Everyone's Trying to Track What You Do on the Web: Here's How to Stop Them
Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. For those who still aren't getting it, first I respect your judgment, please respect mine. If you don't care about your privacy then it's ok, really; just allow those who do care to talk about it too. And in the meanwhile your privacy being violated is making my internet still free so I'm grateful, really. Maybe we are all looking at it the wrong way when we talk about ad blocking and tracking. If you call your bank and say you've lost your card or you're changing your address they're going to want some identifying information from you... last four, mother's maiden name, first teacher, favorite pet, you know the stuff. Now we all laugh and think it's funny when Anonymous take down the CIA's site or some big business' site but they do it with impunity. Why is the number on the back of your card called a security number? It's 2017 and a Tea Party republican is in the White House.

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