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.

FCC Considering Move To Ban Washington Redskins Nickname
Huffington Post
The FCC, which enforces broadcast indecency violations, has received a petition from legal activist John Banzhaf III, asking that regulators strip local radio station WWXX-FM of its broadcasting license when it comes up for renewal for using the name ...
FCC considers banning Washington name from broadcast
FCC Considers Fines For On-Air Use Of Washington Redskins
FCC considering ban on Redskins nickname, punishment for announcersYahoo Sports (blog)
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FCC Eliminates Its Sports Blackout Rule, Rebuffing NFL's Push
New York Times
The N.F.L. strongly opposed the F.C.C. action. But Commissioner Ajit Pai, a Republican, echoed the sentiments of the five commissioners by saying: “It is not the place of the federal government to intervene in the private marketplace and help sports ...
FCC vote raises questions about Indy 500 TV blackoutIndianapolis Star
The FCC's Elimination Of The Sports Blackout Rule Is Not A Touchdown For NFL ...Forbes
The FCC just sacked the sports blackout ruleWashington Post (blog)
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FCC eliminates sports blackout rule, NFL can still enforce
After nearly 40 years of allowing an arcane rule to exist, the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday finally eliminated the sports blackout rule via a unanimous vote from its board of commissioners. "With this decision the FCC is officially out ...


FCC drops 'blackout rule,' but that doesn't mean end to blackouts
The FCC's decision will not change that commitment for the foreseeable future." The NFL broadcast contracts don't expire until 2022, and the league apparently intends to keep its blackout policy in effect for at least eight more years. Nevertheless ...


FCC votes to drop blackout rule
The FCC's decision will not change that commitment for the foreseeable future." The FCC says the rule was outdated and unnecessary. It was established in 1976 to prevent cable and satellite operators from airing sports events that were blacked out on ...