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Why The Importance Of Online Privacy

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Surveillance capitalism frequently makes us appear that we are in danger. Every single action we make is monitored. Every click, every post, every location we go to. The federal government and the corporations gather every bit of information they can in order to track, exploit, or even manipulate us. What is so horrifying? To manipulate elections and sell people items that feed upon their deepest anxieties The data of individuals is being employed. It's only getting worse. Insurance companies now use algorithms to analyse your personal information to determine how much insurance you should purchase. Based on your online activity, companies are tracking your level of education, your TV habits purchasing, marital status as well as family history and numerous other aspects. The algorithm might determine that you are at high risk of developing depression when you shop for larger-sized clothing or if you recently went through a divorce. And mental health care can be costly for insurance companies. They force you to pay more. This is a lot of fun. What do we do about this? Everywhere we look, it seems like everything we do adds to our data on the internet. What is the best thing we can do to prevent it? Do not give up on your privacy yet. Even though it may feel like your battle is losing, you still have the power to be a positive influence. It's not possible to completely go out of the system. There are some things you can accomplish. These are the three steps I took to get there.

Step 1: Know what data you have been collecting
Understanding how your data is being used is the first step in stopping this. You probably are aware that everything you post online (private as well as public) can be traced and stored. emails, WhatsApp messages, browsing history and posts on social media are all subject to this. On a more profound level, it's helpful to know that data can be gathered through everything you do on the internet. And companies are getting craftier by the day in how they collect your data.
Google is a good example. They are always finding new ways to capture your information. Google Street View cars were spying on WiFi networks in order to steal personal information. Google Glass wearable technology allows them access to private spaces. Google Home is always listening to what you say so long as you're connected. Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. owns Niantic. In the year 2016 Pokemon Go was launched by Niantic. The game was built on your phone's GPS and camera to help players locate Pokemon. But it also gave you the ability to enter private places and nooks of your personal life. Google might use Pokemon Go as an experiment to see if it is possible to manipulate people electronically to follow a particular route. These companies are very sly and it is important to be aware of the data you may be giving away every time you browse the internet.

Step 2 - Determine the process for tracking your data
It's clear that information about you are being collected. What about its use?
Your entire digital footprint is being watched by the big five (Google, Facebook Apple, Microsoft, Microsoft and Amazon). Through email, social apps streaming, chatting browsing, shopping, gaming and working, your information is gathered and stored in your online profile. Because these big 5 have a monopoly on the data market and can create data hyperlinks. Facebook, for example, owns Instagram and WhatsApp. It also has its own social media platform. Facebook allows you to connect all of your accounts together to create an account that is a single one with the three sources of data. If you use Facebook to log in to your Spotify as well as other accounts, you'll soon have a bulk of data points that are being sent to the storage facility. To avoid having your information turned into a complete persona, you need to remove the connections between your data points. This means you need to segregate your data so that these hyperlinks are not made. It's a bit more complicated to say than accomplished. This is a concept which some people take seriously. They attempt to remove all digital footprints, so it's impossible for their actions and actions to be traced. This may include creating multiple online identities as well as making use of cash as opposed to credit card. This also involves having different email and phone addresses for different purposes. This is not feasible for most. This would mean that it would be almost impossible to make use of your Facebook or Google accounts at this time.
What do you have to do?

Step 3 Make a few minor digital changes
"The citizens will segregate between those who prefer convenience and those who value privacy." --- Niels Otte Finnemann
How much comfort will you sacrifice for your privacy? It's likely that you're not willing to give up that amount of convenience.
Here are some actions I've made to help me restore some privacy. These steps limit the amount of data these companies have access to and allow you more freedom on the internet without worry about being monitored.

UniMe - All in one encryption application Best Secure messaging App is an all-in one encryption app
The app allows users to connect with virtual assistants to enhance their lives and business. The capabilities included in the application include wallet payments and verification. There are many other features coming, along with the usual features that you'd expect from AI/Blockchain. See uniworld ecosystem. Unity is the UniWorld Ecosystem. (Follow Crypto wallet Chat app.)

DuckDuckGo -- A safer search engine
Internet searches can provide a wealth of information about your. Your search results can reveal your deepest thoughts and questions as well as intimate moments. It's a good thing that web-based searches are one of the easiest ways to keep private. DuckDuckGo gives similar results and is an excellent alternative to Google's search engine. DuckDuckGo allows users to search privately for items without fear of being tracked down. It also provides site encryption and blocks the tracking.

Brave is a more secure web browser
Google may still track you using DuckDuckGo even if you're using the Chrome. This is why it is crucial to use an encryption-secure browser and one that is able to block tracking. The most secure option would be Tor however it will require some time to set up and getting familiar with. Brave is my favourite browser. It's quick and secure, as well as private. Brave is also accessible for Android and iOS, so you can also use it from there.

Bromite is the securest Android-based browser.
The most reliable mobile browser you can use and comes with ad-blocking, as well as improved privacy. Unfortunately, it's only available for Android.

Telegram -- A better mobile messaging application
It's difficult to switch your conversation to a different mobile app. It involves inviting everyone to join your conversation. The majority of people who use WhatsApp are reluctant to change. Regarding privacy and security, Signal is your best choice. Signal isn't utilized by a lot of people, and its feature list isn't sufficient to convince users to abandon their existing applications.

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