Real-Time Bidding explained – and how to protect your personal data

real time bidding

Real-Time Bidding (RTB) is a $117+ billion industry that operates behind the scenes on websites and apps. It tracks what you are looking at, no matter how private or sensitive, and records where you go. Every day it broadcasts this data about you to a host of companies continuously, enabling them to profile you.  As …

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Open source email

Open source email

What is open source email? The term ‘open source email’ refers to email systems which use open source software. An email viewer is called an email client, so open source email systems use open source clients to display and compose emails. Is Gmail open source? No, far from it. Gmail is a proprietary email system, …

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If you value your privacy you should stop using Gmail

If you value your privacy you should stop using Gmail

Have you ever considered how much information Google harvests about you? Google creates ‘shadow profiles’ of every user by tracking, recording and analysing: Every email you send or receive via Gmail Every search you perform on Google search Every video you watch on YouTube Everywhere you go, the route you took and how long you …

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