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DuckDuckGo - alternative search engine that does not track you

The search engine that doesn't track you.
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Avoiding BYOD disasters with employees

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is alive and well and happening in your company. The upside is that many employees willingly add hours to their workday. The downs…
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Google - 100% rating for protecting user data

Google -  100% rating for protecting user data | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
It may seem as though Google feels the sharp end of many tongues -- be it about problems with Glass, for shaping the content of the internet, or the way it handles advertising. But more often than not, the big G finds itself on the receiving end of criticism for being in bed with the NSA for the way it handles user privacy. In spite of all of the ammunition unleashed in Google's direction, the company has -- incredibly -- been awarded a full six stars out of six by the Electronic Frontier Foundation for protecting user data from government requests.
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How Attackers “Hack Accounts” Online and How to Protect Yourself | Tech-Aid

How Attackers “Hack Accounts” Online and How to Protect Yourself | Tech-Aid | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
 People talk about their online accounts being “hacked,” but how exactly does this hacking happen? The reality is that accounts are hacked in fairly simple ways — attackers don’t use black magic. Knowledge is power. Understanding how accounts are actually compromised can help you secure your accounts and prevent your passwords from being “hacked” in the first place.
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Google Takeout- The Best Graduation Present (save your data)

Google Takeout- The Best Graduation Present (save your data) | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
You can't change text on an image. Or can you? We are still not sure but you can go back in time with Google Street View! Google updates privacy policy and makes it easy to navigate as well as hints at using stars across the web not just your inbox. Now you can get notifications when maps are updated as well as when a form is submitted. How to deal with the data from your leaving students - Google Takeout! Looking for the best Chromebook for students? We got you covered and Kelly shares how to get to primary sources from an original event.
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How to Opt Out of Twitter's New Photo Tagging

How to Opt Out of Twitter's New Photo Tagging | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Recently, Twitter rolled out a couple of new photo features, one of which is the ability to tag the people in a photo. If you'd rather not be tagged in Twitter photos, here's how to prevent it from happening.
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Report: Young Canadians in a Wired World - Privacy and Publicity (free download)

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Google for Education - google privacy and security

Google for Education - google privacy and security | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
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A Deep Dive into Google Search - personalized vs private

A Deep Dive into Google Search - personalized vs private | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Personalized search results have been around for quite some time, but they've changed so much that we need a new term for them: private search results. This post is a snapshot of what we're seeing today (including +Post Ads), along with guidance for how best to take advantage of the latest trends.
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Young Canadians in a Wired World: Online Privacy, Online Publicity

Young Canadians in a Wired World – Phase III: Findings from Canada’s largest research project on children and teens’ Internet use is now available. Online Pr...
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The 5 Best Internet Safety Resources for Teachers (and parents)

The 5 Best Internet Safety Resources for Teachers (and parents) | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
The Internet is one of the greatest tools on the planet for enhancing student learning. It is a smorgasbord of information waiting to be devoured by hungry minds. However, it can also be a dangerous place where students find themselves alone and uneducated about how to handle tricky situations. Use these 5 Best Internet Safety Resources for Teachers to educate yourself and your students about how to be better and safer users of the World Wide Web.
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This Is What Happens With Just One Click (how you are tracked on the Net)

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10 tips to keep your data private online

10 tips to keep your data private online | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
The Internet has become an essential tool for most of us and a part of our everyday lives. We rely on it to send/receive emails, post/share photos and messages on social networking sites, shop for ...
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3 Great iPhone Apps To Protect Privacy, Important Data

3 Great iPhone Apps To Protect Privacy, Important Data | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Learn about a trio of really cool (and free or cheap!) iPhone apps that protect your privacy and data.
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Protecting Student Data: 10 Guiding Principles

Protecting Student Data: 10 Guiding Principles | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
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Google Will Use Your Profile Information In Their Ads – Unless You Opt Out

Google Will Use Your Profile Information In Their Ads – Unless You Opt Out | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Google has just updated their terms of service allowing them to use your Google profile information in their ads. Which is worrying, because who really reads terms and conditions? The scheme is called "Shared Endorsements" and Google describes it as follows: To ensure that your recommendations reach the people you care about, Google sometimes displays…
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Google Turns Off Ad Scanning in Apps for Education Permanently

Google today revealed changes to its Apps for Education policies that include permanently disabling scanning in Gmail for its 30 million Apps for Education users and permanently disabling the ability to display ads.
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Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning - Educator Toolkit

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Trend Alert: 6 Messaging Apps That Let Teens Share (Iffy) Secrets

Trend Alert: 6 Messaging Apps That Let Teens Share (Iffy) Secrets | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Advice from Common Sense Media editors. Capturing and posting casual moments seems consequence-free. But, of course, it's not.
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Gmail - emails are even more secure with 100% encrypted HTTPS connections

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This Infographic Shows You How to Delete Yourself from the Internet

This Infographic Shows You How to Delete Yourself from the Internet | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Ready to erase your tracks and disappear online, once and for all? This infographic from Who Is Hosting This reveals the nine steps you need to take to remove your personal information collected all over the web.