Preserving Anonymity

Since the amount and value of data are constantly increasing more and more data of each individual is collected and processed. Moreover Facebook’s recent data leak with Cambridge Analytica shows that collected data cannot be absolutely securely treated and stored.

In 2014 and 2015, the Facebook platform allowed an app … that ended up harvesting 87m profiles of users around the world that was then used by Cambridge Analytica in the 2016 presidential campaign and in the referendum.

This is one of the reasons why we’ll take a look on our digital identity, how it can be linked to our real identity and how we can restrict that. An understanding of what data is collected while surfing on the web is a first step in preserving anonymity.

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Incognito in the dark web – a guide

“Big Brother is watching you”, “data kraken” or “the transparent man” are often used as catchwords, when talking about the shrinking privacy on the internet. This blog post will how a possible way of protecting the anonymity and privacy of the users in the internet. A possible way to do so, is to access the web through a safe, universally usable, live-environment. This becomes especially important in the more mysterious and hidden parts of the web, namely the so called “dark web”.

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