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Although it doesn't help your specific situation, it does highlight a good reason for everyone to stop relying on regular phone calls and...
11/05/2021 - 11:51
Many people use VPN services for data privacy reasons. When you browse online, you are tracked from website to website. One of the ways...
08/05/2021 - 22:34
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20/04/2021 - 22:58
I started reading your reply with my fists up ready for a fight but I ended up agreeing with pretty much everything you said. By the way,...
20/04/2021 - 18:43
Email is used for more than just communication. I don't need people snooping to find out every service I decide to sign up with.
20/04/2021 - 16:22
Uh... I hope you know that being Australian based is actually a pretty big negative when the topic is privacy with how open the government...
20/04/2021 - 12:15
I wanted to start a discussion on topic considering that OzBargain itself could be seen as a form of "social media". What are your...
03/04/2021 - 10:27
How much is the normal price?
27/03/2021 - 13:30
In addition to what others have said, start practising better data hygiene. Whenever you're using a service that asks for a phone number,...
26/03/2021 - 19:12
Yeah, I agree that clicking links is a bad idea. If people don't know the URL of Amazon then sure... But cutting out Google by going...
26/03/2021 - 19:07
Why not go to Amazon directly?
26/03/2021 - 17:50
Buy a new baby.
23/03/2021 - 19:01
Anyone thinking about getting this should keep in mind that Fitbit is now owned by Google. Think about whether you trust Google with your...
22/03/2021 - 17:08
> hot cross bums Bums or buns... That is a hard pick.
21/03/2021 - 19:59
I relate to this topic. None of the big banks implement TOTP specifically which annoys me greatly. Some of them have their own security...
20/03/2021 - 19:49
Oh boy. I'm waiting for OP to come and tell us that it's associated with the ex-employee's personal email address.
10/03/2021 - 12:45
They can inspect the [TTL](https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_to_live) of the network packets. Normally, your mobile carrier will see 64...
25/02/2021 - 12:56
I suggest adding a poll with options: * iPhone with overall good experience * iPhone with overall bad experience * Android with overall...
19/02/2021 - 08:57
> It's an area that I'm interested in getting into, work wise. I'm really interested to hear in what way you see yourself getting involved....
05/02/2021 - 23:47
Thanks neil. I'm aware of that but that doesn't help in the case of RSS. :)
05/02/2021 - 23:05
I sometimes see topics like [this](https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/602306) or [this](https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/602065) where I...
05/02/2021 - 20:02
This reminds me of the "deal" someone posted like 6 months ago of face masks being given out for free in Apple stores. \o/
23/01/2021 - 19:59
https://startpage.com/
23/01/2021 - 19:49
As a bonus, [Edward Snowden endorses GrapheneOS](https://twitter.com/Snowden/status/1175430722733129729?s=09).
21/01/2021 - 16:28
If your goal is "security", I'd look into the [GrapheneOS](https://grapheneos.org/) custom ROM. You can see a [Reddit thread that compares...
21/01/2021 - 10:31
Sort of, not really. We can get a rough idea by looking at [Facebook's user...
09/01/2021 - 18:14
There was a lot less information on the average person before everyone carried a phone in the their pocket and things like social media...
09/01/2021 - 13:59
[Their response](https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/kt91qk/signal_private_messenger_team_here_we_support_an/gikrk2p/) They're...
09/01/2021 - 13:48
Mass surveillance wasn't really a thing until the last decade. You claim that you've "never had a problem" but that's because the effects...
09/01/2021 - 11:41
My point is that you shouldn't be making regular calls or sending SMS messages if you can help it because they're not encrypted. Many...
09/01/2021 - 10:40