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Tips for protecting your privacy

There are many ways to protect your privacy when using a computer or phone. Here are some recommendations from the Digital Defense Fund. Read their full guide here.

1. Use privacy-enabled browsing
Privacy extensions and privacy-enabled browsers don’t track or store your personal information when searching + browsing.

2. Turn off location services on your phone

Turn off location services to avoid your physical location being tracked. You can also turn off your phone entirely.

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3. Download an encrypted text/chat service
Use an encrypted chat service like Signal when texting about private information.

4. Create a secondary email address

Use an encrypted email provider like ProtonMail when emailing about private information.

5. Download a Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Using a VPN like Proton will hide your device’s IP address even if you are using public or shared Wi-Fi.