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wifi in cafe
You’re going to be traveling again soon. Here’s a reminder: Watch your wifi. And while you’re at it, start using a VPN. Summer is approaching and pandemic restrictions are lifting. You and your family... Continue reading >
Kids using smartphones and looking at social media
Facebook recently announced it’s developing a version of Instagram for kids under 13. It is... Continue >
Sesame score
If you’re reading this from anywhere but China, you probably don’t have a Sesame Score.... Continue >
Cross-device tracking
If you think switching from one device to another makes you less track-able, then you... Continue >
AirDrop is safe, right?
You probably assume AirDrop is safe. It’s built right into your iPhone or iPad: a... Continue >
Too much power in the hands of too few
In the effort to protect our online transactions, have we ceded too much power to... Continue >
parent and child online. supervision necessary despite COPPA
COPPA—the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act—was supposed to help guard our kids’ privacy on the... Continue >