Online Tracking – How to cover your tracks

By | March 4th, 2013|Categories: Tips and Tricks|Tags: , |

Big Brother is watching you. With the new Facebook Search starting to roll out, people are talking a lot about online privacy and online tracking.  There's a difference of opinion with people I speak to about online tracking, some say - I don't care I have nothing to hide, let them track me, and others are paranoid that search engines, website and even social networks are tracking our every move.  How do you feel, that while you are leaving this digital footprint you are also leaving a digital trail. What information is tracked? Online Purchases Searches Social networking activities Profile information IP Addresses Browser histories How are we tracked online? Mostly by cookies - no not the cookies mum bakes, but the little text files that are downloaded on to your PC the first time you visit a website. This could just be so next time you go to visit that website it knows you were there before, which is useful for us and them as the page opens quickly and we can store our password. Useful for them as they know how [...]