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➜ Good to Know – Google

A website developed by Google to illustrate how privacy is protected - or exploited - online. According to the Disconnect blog, “Although the motivation for Good to Know may not solely be to benefit users — Google’s settlement with the Federal Trade Commission requires the serial privacy offender implement a “comprehensive privacy program” — the campaign will do a lot to help improve privacy literacy.”

How Our Browsing History is Leaking into the Cloud, a chilling report on how our personal social accounts are tied to our browsing history simply by bouncing around the internet to sites with social widgets (think: like button). If you’re logged into facebook, facebook knows everytime you go to a page with a like button on it. Disconnect allows you to fight back. Covered today in TechCrunch.