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How To Opt Out of Behavioral Advertising

by Barbara J. Feldman July 21, 2010

Behavioral advertising is online advertising based on your history of online activity. For example, if you visit an online shoe vendor, as you travel around the Internet, you might notice ads from that vendor appearing on unrelated, third party sites. This “trick” is accomplished by small cookie files that are stored on your computer by […]

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Internet Filtering Made Easy

by Barbara J. Feldman October 19, 2009

The Internet continues to be an important part of everyday life. Many people use the Internet daily at work, school, or at home. While the Internet can be a very useful tool, it can also present certain dangers, especially to children. Many tools have become available to help parents monitor or filter the Internet for […]

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Internet Filtering Without Downloads or Software

by Barbara J. Feldman July 9, 2009

The internet continues to be an important part of everyday life; many people access it daily at work, school or at home. While the internet is a very useful tool, dangers abound online especially for children. There are many tools available to help parents monitor or filter the internet for their children. While most of […]

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Computer Maintenance 101: Removing Adware

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2009

Legitimate adware programs are created by advertising companies; illegitimate adware programs are created by hackers and both typically show up in the form of unexplained advertising. Advertising companies hope they will be able to generate money from customers when they see and click on their pop up ads; adware has become a source of revenue […]

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Detecting Adware on Your Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman June 26, 2009

Determining whether or not your computer has been infected with adware or spyware and, if it’s in your system, how to get rid of it, is one of the biggest computer problems today. Some programs are very annoying but do little harm, if any, to your system, while others have been known to be extremely […]

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