Beef up Firefox Privacy Featuresview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – Whether you want it or not, your Web activities are tracked and analyzed in many different ways. But you don't have to put up with this, especially if you are using Firefox as your primary browser. There are a few handy Firefox extensions that can beef up your favorite browser's privacy features. Here are my three personal favorites. (Distributions)

Facebook: Friend, or Frenemy?view story

http://linuxo.com – Linux Pro Magazine: "Meanwhile, back on the farmville, Facebook doesn't seem to be taking anyone's privacy into consideration. " (General)

基于 OpenWrt 路由器和 SSH 的终极翻墙解决方案view story

http://linuxtoy.org – { 撰文/ivan_wl } 这次我们的目标是来打造一台带有自动翻墙功能的路由器! 当然,天上是不会掉馅饼的,为了打造这么一台自动翻墙路由器,还是需要一些条件的。 首先就是一台支持 OpenWrt 的路由器。淘宝上有卖的,刷好 OpenWrt 的带 USB 接口的无线路由,最便宜的也就 100 元左右。 其次就是要有一台 SSH 主机,不解释~ (Software)

Firefox & Facebook Friday Five!view story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Mozilla, Browsers (General)

Firefox add-on disrupts Google data collectionview story

http://linuxo.com – Computerworld UK: "A computer security researcher has launched a project designed to provide people greater privacy when using Google, as the company expands the scope of data its collects about its users." (General)

Google backs Yahoo in privacy fight with DOJview story

http://linuxo.com – CNet: "Google and an alliance of privacy groups have come to Yahoo's aid by helping the Web portal fend off a broad request from the U.S. Department of Justice for e-mail messages, CNET has learned" (General)

GNOME Foundation: Providing previously missing board meeting minutesview story

http://permalink.gmane.org – GNOME Foundation: Recently Rosanna Yuen informed me that she needed to print out and archive copies of all past board minutes. She was having trouble doing this since the GNOME Foundation board minutes archive on the Wiki only went back to 2007. So she asked me to flesh out the Wiki so it includes links to all meeting minutes back to the year 2000. (Software)

Blogger vs. Wordpress.view story

http://www.jimmyburnett.com – In the last month or two people have come up to me and asked whether they should host their website and blog on Blogger or get hosted space and use the Wordpress software. Using Blogger has it’s benefits, such as being free, but also has it’d cons when it comes to user privacy and Google’s [...] (HowTos)

Privacy Risks from Geographic Informationview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – In today’s world more geographic information is being collected about us, such as where we live, where the clinic we visited is located, and where we work. Web sites are also collecting more geographic information about their users. This location information makes it easier to identify individuals, which can raise privacy concerns when location is [...] (General)

Microsoft: Google Chrome doesn't respect your privacyview story

http://linuxo.com – ars Technica: "Microsoft is going on the offensive against Google, accusing the search giant of creating a browser that does not respect user privacy. The company posted a video, embedded below, on TechNet Edge with the following description: "Watch a demo on how Google Chrome collects every keystroke you make..." (General)