BLUFAdvertisers are notorious for collecting data about what you do and where you go online—this information is valuable and profitable as it helps advertisers to find out what you are interested in and to structure their advertisements accordingly.
This article by Kim Komando, writing for USA Today, makes the following points:
- As long as your smartphone is on, it’s sharing data.
- You can block third-party cookies and other invasive tools through your browser. Click here for tips on changing your privacy settings.
- Go further and delete a secret ID hiding on your phone that gives away your details.
Recent Runway Posts related to this topic:
- You Tossed Your Cookies But They’re Still Tracking You; Here’s How to Hide Your Browser Fingerprint | The Runway (airforce.gov.au)
References from the Web:
- JAN 2022 There's a way to delete the frightening amount of data Google has on you—CNET
- OCT 2022 14 Essential Apps for Ironclad Online Privacy—PC Mag