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Privacy Online

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With recent revelations about the amount of personal data the US  and other governments have access to, protecting your privacy online has never been more important. If you do not protect yourself, everything you do online can be tracked by companies and the government to create a profile of you and your activity.

In this section we are going to teach you how to secure your online activities when browsing online, chatting or even using VOIP services for audio and video chat.

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Off The Record Messaging (Pidgin Secure IM)

According to its creators’ Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging allow you to have private conversations over instant messaging by providing: Encryption: No one else can read your instant messages. Authentication: You are assured the correspondent is who you think it is. Deniability: The messages you send do not have digital signatures that are checkable by a third party. Anyone can forge messages …

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