If you thought the fall-out from the recent London riots had blown over, think again – a whole new debate is raging about how the British Prime Minister is taking advantage of the aftermath to push an agenda of online surveillance and monitoring of private messages.
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Find expert advice on Internet security and how to protect your online privacy on BrightHub.com’s Internet Security & Privacy channel.In the US alone, 146.4 million users were online in March 2008 according to the latest NielsonNet ratings. As Internet use has increased, so too has ‘the dark side of the Net’ – spam, viruses, malware, trojans and hackers. This emerging field of ‘cyber crime’ has led to a variety of software designed to protect your personal information and maintain your online privacy, as well as a growing need for reliable information on best practices for safe surfing.Managing Editor J.F. Amprimoz and his team of technical writers offer an in-depth look at how to best protect your computer and your personal data. In addition to honest security software reviews, you will find original and thought-provoking technology articles such as Paul’s series on Defensive Browsing or his kid-safe browsing primer for parents: Do You Browse Like You Parent?In addition to informative technology articles and information on how to surf safely, join the Bright Hub community to comment on articles and ask questions.
The Internet and personal computers not only give consumers a vastly increased opportunity to obtain knowledge, but they also offer other forces a means to glean all sorts of personal data. Hackers routinely target companies to steal mass data sets. Learn how to protect your privacy with these tips.