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Preventing privacy leaks when a VPN disconnects?view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I'm connecting to a VPN using the network manager. Sometimes the VPN disconnects and I am then connected using my own IP. I would like to avoid this situation, because it means other people can observe me on the interent. How I make it so that when the VPN disconnects that I am no longer connected to the internet? Or maybe some other appropriate solution? (HowTos)

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Handshake Is A Personal Data Marketplace Where Users Get Paid To Sell Their Own Dataview story

http://techcrunch.com – They don’t go around shouting about it but most Internet companies make money off user data — either by selling the specifics of individuals’ digital activity to interested companies, or by bundling up multiple users’ data into quasi-anonymised business intelligence and flogging that ‘insight’ on (aka: if the tech service is free you’re the product). Well, (IT news)

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Usage of Tor Online Anonymity Tools Recently Doubledview story

https://www.linux.com – There are a number of reasons why many people around the globe want to be able to use the web and messaging systems anonymously, despite the fact that some people want to end Internet anonymity altogether. In some areas in the world, opressive government regulations threaten free speech, and even in the U.S. there has recently been uproar over NSA snooping. (Software)

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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of July 31st, 2013view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – wiki: https://wiki.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20130731 = Minutes for Meeting of July 31st, 2013, UTC = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, August 13th, 2013, 16:00 UTC == Attending == * Rosanna Yuen * Andreas Nilsson * Joanmarie Diggs * Tobias Mueller * Karen Sandler * Shaun !McCance (remote) * Ekaterina Gerasimova * Marina Zhurakhinskaya * Sriram Ramkrishna * Emmanuele Bassi * Bas (Software)

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GNOME: GUADEC 2013, Day 3view story

http://www.gnome.org – GUADEC is still going here in Brno. The conference has switched modes from days of presentations to a busy schedule of working sessions. This is the first of our reports on what happened over the weekend, starting with Saturday 3rd August. As the temperature continued to rise, the conference continued at full force. A drone was seen flying around the venue, and attracted a lot of attention. (Software)

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NSA PRISM program a traffic boost for DuckDuckGoview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – From LinuxBSDos.com.The NSA PRISM program’s revelation, thanks to Edward Snowden, like everything else, has its good and bad side. The good part is, we now know that the NSA has been spying on us and everybody else. The bad part is, the NSA is still spying on us and everybody else. But there’s another side to the story. (General)

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Pearltrees Arrives On Android, Wants To Become The File Manager For The Post-PC Eraview story

http://techcrunch.com – Pearltrees, the visual and collaborative library that lets you easily organize and bookmark information in tree-like structures, finally launched its Android app for phones and tablets today. The service started out on the web in 2009 and then came to the iPad in 2011 and the iPhone last year. (IT news)

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Why Facebook Needs Trending Linksview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook is not working on an RSS product, we hear, but it still has a huge and truly social opportunity in news discovery. Facebook could turn what links we share with friends into an automatic Digg for the world. Over a billion people are on Facebook, and many share links to news stories and offsite content along with their commentary. (IT news)

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Why Obama Was Never Going To Be A Civil Liberties Championview story

http://techcrunch.com – President Barack Obama was never going to be a champion of civil liberties; he leads a growing sect of the Democratic party that prioritizes the collective good and mass innovation over individualism. (IT news)

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oh andview story

http://androidforums.com – Oh and tracking my log ins, everytime i logged in. Secretly pushing a patch to see and touch my screen. Vm and sprint is responsible for that. Samsung is responsible for the system update that was made to spy on me. Thats invasion of privacy 100%. Then you all sit back and act youre allowed to do that. Dont think so, i know everyone of you thats involved and ill get payback in court. (General)