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.

OPA's privacy policy guidelines

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Creating Consumer Confidence Online Brochure

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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.

Broadband and the future of learning
Broadband networks — both wired and wireless — along with personal digital devices ranging from laptops and tablets to smartphones are the “on-ramps” that provide access to these resources. ... whether institutions (e.g., schools and libraries) are ...

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The Inquisitr

Groups: FCC shouldn't overturn state laws against municipal broadband
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should stay out of the way of states that have passed laws prohibiting or limiting city-funded broadband networks that compete with private services, several groups have told the agency. The FCC, considering ...
Netflix sides with muni broadband in quest to upend state lawsFierceOnlineVideo
AT&T: Cities should never offer Internet service where ISPs already do or ...Ars Technica
Governors to FCC: Don't preempt state laws prohibiting cities from deploying ...Fierce Mobile Government
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Toilets Make a Catchy Case for Net Neutrality
The agency has released a plaintive plea for net neutrality, pitting the masses against greedy Wall Street types who seek to strangle the Internet with tiered pricing. The video features a bouncy number from Bobby Jo Valentine called "Don't Flush Our ...
Everyone Is On the Toilet In This Plea For Net NeutralityCo.Create

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Media Companies Afraid To Leave Public Comments Privately Tell FCC Why ...
The Consumerist
The Wall Street Journal reports that, at the invitation of the FCC, some media companies are beginning privately to gripe about their deals with Comcast, and how those contracts put the content companies at a disadvantage. Comcast is huge. If a cable ...

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Faster broadband begets faster broadband, report says
Washington Post (blog)
One of the arguments in favor of small-scale deployments of whiplash-fast fiber broadband, whether it's Chattanooga's municipal gig network or Google Fiber, is that they will nudge existing Internet service providers to upgrade their networks, even if ...

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