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.

The Hindu

Putin Calls Opposition Politician's Slaying a 'Disgrace'
ABC News
The killing of a key opposition figure is a "disgrace" to Russia, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. In televised remarks to Interior Ministry employees, Putin condemned the slaying of Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down while walking near the ...
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Sky News Australia

Huxley stabbed 28 times, court hears
Sky News Australia
His fingerprint was found at the murder scene, Morgan Huxley's blood was found on his bag and he allegedly had thoughts about killing 'for the thrill of it'. But Daniel Kelsall's barrister says the accused killer will explain it all. Mr Huxley suffered 28 stab wounds ...
Morgan Huxley murder: Daniel Jack Kelsall goes on trial for stabbing death of ...ABC Online
Morgan Huxley's accused murderer Daniel Kelsall had 'intrusive thoughts' about ...Sydney Morning Herald
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Austrian avalanche kills Australian woman in the district of Landeck in Tirol
AN AUSTRALIAN woman has been killed in an avalanche in Austria, while an Australian man has been critically injured. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is providing consular assistance to the 27-year-old woman's family. Austria media reports ...
Australian woman killed in avalanche in Australia, DFAT confirmsThe Australian
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Dozens of miners missing feared dead in rebel east Ukraine
(This refiled version of the story removes incorrect reference to Tuesday in first paragraph). By Maria Tsvetkova. DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Dozens of miners were trapped underground and feared dead after a blast on Wednesday at a coal mine in the ...
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The Australian

Graham Richardson challenges Hockey on Swiss account claim
The Australian
FORMER Labor government minister and powerbroker Graham Richardson has challenged Treasurer Joe Hockey to put up or shut up over claims he operated a Swiss bank account. Mr Richardson, now a political commentator and columnist for The ...
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