In order to have a personalized experience on the web, whether to customize information, find products you want, or just search for a long-lost friend, you need to use personal information. You have an interest in protecting that information just as you would with your home security. This site has been built and launched to show you how.

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The Online Privacy Alliance lead and supported self-regulatory initiatives that created an environment of trust and that foster the protection of individuals' privacy online and in electronic commerce.For businesses and webmasters wanting to comply with the ever increasing strict regulations and protocols as in Europe,Privacy Alliance recommends obtaining the advise of a credited and qualified internet marketers in your State who are upto date with local laws.

For Privacy Concerned Users.

Identity protection is one step closer towards protecting your privacy. The privacy of individuals is crucial for safety and security, for both personal and professional reasons. The best way to ensure your privacy is protected online is to familiarize yourself with basic software, choosing the right browser and anti-viral program. It is also important to familiarize yourself with the best type of computer, printer, keyboard, hard drive, mouse and any other computer devices for proficiency.

Nowadays, whether it be social or business,more and more interaction is being done online.Social networks such as Google + and Facebook have privacy issues that need to be considered and understood before joining wholeheartedly.Such issues are discussed here. Other things such as making online applications should be done warily and by reading the privacy policies of such websites.You should also research and ascertain whether the websites belong to valid and authentic businesses.

Boost Your Privacy Through Online Reputation Management

It’s likely happened to everyone with a social media profiles – someone comes across a picture or a post or simply something else you’re associated with that you would have rather they didn’t. Maybe that person is a parent, spouse or even an employer. Online reputation management is an effective way to control the information that is available about you online. Whether you want to promote your positive attributes when applying to a new job, or simple want to remove any webpages that put you in a negative light, online reputation management agencies are able maximize the positive reach of your online presence. Read more.

NSA Whistleblower Reveals The Government Is Spying On Ordinary American's Cell Phone Calls

It seems like the news is constantly full of United States citizens cautious of the government and their invasion into our everyday lives. One way in which many whistleblowers have exposed this personal intrusion is through the government’s reported monitoring of our cell phone records. Over the past few years, government agencies have been accused of keeping track of the phone calls and transmitted data of its own people through a program initially designed to be used for overseas transmissions. Read more.

How To Recover Deleted Files

Everyone, from time to time, accidently deletes an important file – there is no way around it. Sometimes, this can be the result of deleting a folder without checking its contents closely. Other times, a simple slip of the mouse can cause you to remove the wrong file from your computer. No matter how you ended up deleting your important data, the first reaction is commonly one of panic. Most frequently though, there is little reason for concern as it is often much easier than most people think to recover deleted files. Read more.

ABC Online

Telstra buys Asia's Pacnet for $858 million
ABC Online
Telstra has engaged on a pre-Christmas splurge, announcing the purchase of Asian telecommunications and services provider Pacnet for $US697 million ($858 million). Pacnet is a Singapore and Hong Kong-based company that provides connectivity, data ...
Telstra Corp buys Asian telco Pacnet for $US697M (00:45)WA today
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Australia v India: Shane Watson cops bouncer to the head in Australia training ...
ABC Online
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has left the side's morning training session early after being hit in the helmet by a short ball. Watson appeared shaken up from the blow from a James Pattinson bouncer and talked to team doctor Peter Brukner after the ...
Watson hit in head at Aussie
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Sydney Morning Herald

French driver attack 'not terrorist act'
Sydney Morning Herald
Dijon: A man who ploughed into pedestrians shouting "Allahu Akbar" had been to psychiatric hospital 157 times and had no known links to jihadist groups, a prosecutor said, easing concerns the attack was inspired by Islamic extremism. The incident in the ...
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Daily Life

The best reactions to Tony Abbott's 'top achievement' as Minister for Women
Daily Life
Overnight, the hashtags '#ThanksTony' and '#PutYouIronsOut' were trending, in response to the PM's statements yesterday. Photo: Andrew Meares. Just in case you missed it, seeing as you were probably stuck in your home's dungeon ironing Christmas ...
Outrage after Abbott says women are focused on the household budgetNew Zealand Herald
Bishop defends PM over womenThe West Australian
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Six dead as bin lorry hits Christmas shoppers in Glasgow
A baby is feared to be among the victims as six people died and eight were injured when a bin lorry careered out of control and into crowds of Christmas shoppers. The truck mounted the pavement at speed as it traveled 300 yards and ploughed into ...
Truck rams into Christmas shoppers, six
Glasgow crash eyewitness: 'People getting CPR on the ground'BBC News
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