Wednesday, 22 March 2017


Every time you browse the web you leave behind a digital trail of choices, likes and locations. Tracking this footprint has become a pervasive, lucrative and controversial business. But there are ways to limit a lot of the tracking these companies do. This infographic by Study Web provides more information on how to protect your private data from being sold to the highest bidder.

Infographic Sources:
The Top 500 Sites on the Web
2. Safari 5.1 (OS X Lion): Browse Privately
3. Opt Out of Interest-based Ads from iAd
4. Anatomy of the Third-Party Web Tracking Ecosystem
5. Top 100 Websites: How They Track Your Every Move Online
6. Download Ghostery
7. Manage Your Cookies and Site Data
8. Browse in Private (Incognito Mode)
9. Opt out
10. Disable Third-party Cookies in Firefox to Stop Some Types of Tracking by Advertisers
11. How Do I Turn on the Do Not Track Feature?
12. Block, Enable, or Allow Cookies
13. NeoMam Primary Research: Website Tracking
14. Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block
15. How to Stop Google and Other Services from Tracking Your Location
16. The Web Never Forgets: Persistent Tracking Mechanisms in the Wild
17. This Is How the Cookie Crumbles
18. Stop Facebook from Using Your Web History for Ad Targeting
19. Web Giants Threaten End to Cookie Tracking

[Source: Study Web.]

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