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Edward Snowden's 3 ways to stay private online

Edward Snowden's 3 ways to stay private online

The NSA leaker Edward Snowdon, now in exile in Russia, made a surprise appearance via video at the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas, this week.

He gave the attendees advice on how to stay private in a world in which ad agencies and spies are tracking a lot of what we do.

Reports the Wall Street Journal:

During a webcast on NSA leaks and data security at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, Snowden shared some privacy tips for the rest of us: Encrypt your hard drive, use plug-ins for your browser that prevent organizations or companies from tracking you online, and cover your tracks with Tor, an online network that promises anonymity.

You can read the details of each of his tips here.

Here's two great new tips:

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