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Screen Shot 2015-05-05 at 8.30.24 AMSite shows publicly available information based on your phone number

  Burner, the company that makes an app that issues disposable phone numbers, is making a point about how much information your number can reveal about you. Their new site, (which works on the web and mobile devices) Burner Challenge, displays information ...

Controversial anonymous app Secret to close down
By Maureen Kochan: Controversial anonymous app Secret, sometimes seen as the poster child for all that is wrong with anonymous social apps, will close, said co-founder David Byttow. “This has been the hardest decision of my life and one that saddens me ...

ConnectSafely releases A Parents’ Guide to Student Data Privacy
Click here to view A Parents Guide to Student Data Privacy Palo Alto, CA, (April 28, 2015) – ConnectSafely.org, a leading non-profit Internet safety organization, today released A Parents’ Guide to Student Data Privacy, in partnership with the Future of Privacy ...

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Featured Video, ConnectSafely’s One Good Thing project

We’ve all seen the stories about trolls, bullies and hate mongers. But guess what? The majority of things that happen online are positive. So the goal of the One Good Thing project is to drown out whatever negativity exists by showing all the great things that people are doing online and with connected technology to make the world (and the Internet) a better place. Share your story at OneGoodThing.org.

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