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Ghostery Rewards Beta Rollout

Hi Ghostery fans! You may have noticed that we have been running an experiment. Some of you will have received messages within the Ghostery browser extension...

Ghostery Director of Product, Jeremy Tillman on why consumer privacy laws should be de facto across America – opinion piece in The Hill

(Excerpt from The Hill – 07/19/18 08:30 AM EDT) Last month, California Gov. Jerry Brown rushed to approve a law that gives consumers more control...

Wegen Android: EU verhängt gegen Google Rekord-Kartellstrafe von 4,34 Milliarden Euro

Die EU-Kommission hat Google zur Zahlung einer Rekord-Kartellstrafe von 4,34 Milliarden Euro verpflichtet, weil es seine marktbeherrschende Stellung bei...

Why privacy should be your number one online concern – Ghostery featured in TechRadar

Ghostery tells us why privacy issues can help shape the future of the Internet How we use the Internet and the information shared, knowingly or otherwise,...

After Gmail controversy: How to revoke app access to your Google account

If you grant a third-party app access to Gmail, you must expect the developer’s staff to read your private messages. Check access rights now! Earlier...

Ghostery’s Tracker Tax study featured in TechRadar

Ad trackers aren’t just a threat to your privacy – they can making browsing a drag by doubling page load times according to a survey by online privacy...

Ghostery 8.2 ist da!

Liebe Ghostery-Fans, Ghostery 8.2 ist erschienen! Die neueste Version bietet eine aufgeräumte Benutzeroberfläche mit mehr Funktionsbeschreibungen zu...

Net Neutrality is dead, but clean and fast web browsing is still possible with tools like Ghostery

The death of net neutrality The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) repeal of net neutrality legislation, which required Internet Service Providers...

Informationen zum Ghostery Email-Vorfall

Liebe Ghostery-Nutzer, es tut uns sehr leid! Gestern hat Ghostery Emails verschickt, die dazu führten, dass die Email-Adressen von Ghostery-Nutzern, die...

Guten DSGVO-Start – Wir sind gewappnet

Liebe Ghostery-Nutzer, wie ihr vielleicht wisst, ist am 25. Mai 2018 die neue EU Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) in Kraft getreten. Wir bei Ghostery...

How to GDPR Yourself

The European Union law on data protection General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable in just a few days (May 25, 2018). It governs the...

Facebook’s Clear History won’t solve the problem of shadow profiles

If you don’t have a Facebook account, you can’t view or delete the data collected about you on third-party websites and in apps, nor...

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Diagnostic Data Viewer improves transparency

All telemetry data transmitted from the operating system to Microsoft can now be viewed and searched. However, users still cannot turn off data collection.   As...

From The Ghostery Desk Series: Trust & Restrict Sites

Did you know that within the Ghostery extension, you can set certain websites you frequently view as Trusted or Restricted, and that you can view these...

The Tracker Tax: Ghostery study reveals that tracking makes websites load 2 times slower

Simply cut your page load times in half by blocking trackers and eliminating clutter Tracking scripts from Google, Facebook and many other companies monitor...

Third-party trackers misuse Facebook Login to collect user data

Princeton researchers have identified several tracking scripts that abuse the social login system to access Facebook users‘ profile information....