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Stop Facebook’s targeted advertising by changing your account settings

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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook should be more privacy-driven in the future. Ya think?

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'Smart' coolers at Walgreens are watching you

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How to beat Google’s personalized ads

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Get this free tool to stop creepy online tracking

Ever had an online ad follow you tenaciously across all your gadgets? You know the drill. Maybe you looked up a pair of running...
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