SO glad I blocked GWX
Microsoft Windows 7 does not cause these particular problems. Telemetry isn't as bad either. Trying to maintain privacy and avoid unnecessary changes for the worse has led to fewer hassles.
168 posts • joined 15 Jul 2011
These geeks think they are so much smarter than we ordinary people. After all, we are the idiots trusting the most evil company with our most private things. They keep a secret profile of each of us. They claim that this information is not shared. They lie.
Avoid Google in everything possible.
The real problrm is online payments. Never sign into your bank's website. Do not even get a password for it. Too many risks. You can do telephone banking more securely. On the other hand, it is best to enter the branch. Cash is king--not Google or Microsoft. I don't trust them with my wallet.
I am a right wing patriot and do not want another country interfering in our elections. The problem with the Mueller investigation is that that the Russians have been bribing the candidates who despise free markets and call our economic system by the Marxist term "capitalism". Trump is not one of these. The Clintons are guilty.
Suckerberg does not deserve the fortune he has. Gurgle lied when they were saying "don't be evil", but FaceBUTT pretends they protect your data. They have it all, but don't know where to find it?. I intentially don't want "helpful" and relevant ads, especially if this scum makes money off of it..
I've used CCleaner for many years. I t works very well. One should always block auto updates on every software. I am glad I did with CCleaner. Still run version 5.43.6520. I used my firewall to block CCupdate.exe, so I hope I am safe. After reading this, I also blocked CCleaner.exe so it won't phone home. Didn't know it is SPYware.
When they have it, they should not give it to Zuckerberg. Are we reading Peter Strzok's text messages because of this? The California legislature has passed incomprehensible laws to supposedly protect our privacy. These politicians did not trust the public to vote on a privacy referendum. The fourth amendment to the US Constitutuion bans seizures without a warrant. Who has access to these calls and texts?
Do not trust FaceBUTT with any of your info. Gurgle is even worse about collecting all about us. I've heard people say they trust them, but not NSA, Chi-coms, or other governments. The problem with that idea is that your government agency likely slurps up whatever these entities collect about us. Never use Google search, Chrome, or G-mail. PaleMoon is a safer browser. Keep your add-ons like uBlock Origen up to date. Never use Facebook.
Three reasons for punishments: getting even, deterrence, fairness. Let the punishment fit the crime. Put the convict in a cell where a loud bell goes off at random intervals, day and night. If they don't turn it off, it continues to ring. Put the switch to turn off the bell in an inconvenient location. They also must have no access to a phone or other means of communication, because he otherwise may set up a new scam. In addition, there must be an appropriate fine, which is much larger than what.he could have earned.
To prevent tracking by FaceBUTT, Gurgle, etc., I use Remove This Permanently add-on to remove their "bugs" (the little f, p or g). If on of these appear on a site you visit, word will be sent to one of those companies saying that you landed on that page. This applies to you even if you never agree to anything. They are so sweet. They even know if you looked at a toilet, without clicking on anything. BTW, my browser is Pale Moon.
Never used Facebutt, because FB shares too much personal information with every developer, marketing slimelord, scammer, and stalker. Somehow, though, the Obamafiles thought I was "gay", then was LGB, and later LGBTQ. I used to get mail inviting me to events or protests or asking me to hate Christians and Chik-Fil-A.
Somebody profiled me, but I never buggered anyone. After a while it stopped. Oh, privacy is so important!
Gurgle and Facebutt want the power to censor our ideas. I don't trust them. They have more monopoly power than Comcast or Time Warner. You can find multiple service providers in most parts of the world.
Don't oppose freedom. If you do not want to read something, it is your right to delete or just not read it. If you cannot find an article, it may as well not be available. This is what the ChiComs enforce with the Great Firewall of China.
Gurgle is so evil, you should block scripts from them, Doubleclick, Googletagservicees.com, google-analytics.com, gstatic.com, youtube.com, Googleapis.com. Cut off their revenue. Your pages will load faster and you have fewer dancing, singing monkeys. Probably safer, too.
Cell phones only need location services when you are lost. All the above will save battery power, too. If your main reason to surf is that you enjoy ads, then ignore this advice. NoScript and Remove This Permanently work wonders with Palemoon or Firefox browsers.
To find it, you have to search for "location", but it can be turned off in <settings>. Then it is not supposed to detect or record it. You can just use Google or GPS only. On the other hand, the cell towers know when you are near them.
Do not ever use FACEBUTT or you will have no privacy.
Whether it is in your Equine-fux credit report or your child's report card, it is already known to your government masters and probably their enemy's files include it as well. All your Face-butt walls and comments, all your Gurgle searches and Gmail entries are also "out there" to be slurped by NSA, the Chi-coms, GHQ and the Russian FSB. Like Clapper, they all lie about having this.
What to do? You can 1) stop all this email and social media stuff amd disconnect or 2) enter multiple totally new and different identities for yourself to confuse the snoopers. In other words, deny them the data or put out an overwhelming amount of crap.
It is very hard to be unrecognizable by the major companies. To get more privacy I use Pale Moon browser which allows customization like Firefox. Much more private than Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook would like. Do not use a Google product on my computer at all. Block all beacons with Remove it Permanently. use DuckDuckGo Lite for searching, Use Ublock Origin to block the all So-So media. Other add-ons may help - BluHell Firewall and Disconnect will make web faster and stop tracking. Better Privacy will stop some Super-Cookies from showing who you are. Advantages of extreme privacy include few ads. Disadvantages are cannot watch video on the computer.
Can't watch YouTube on the computer. But when watch it through connected TIVO, but gives great big picture on my big screen tv.
I may be a paranoid. It is none of their business what I do. You can block their butts, though.
The reason US warships pass through international shipping channels is to enforce the right of civilian cargo shipping to use these waters without interference. This is for the various peoples of large and small powers to potentially live a more prosperous life. China's actions are meant to enforce that country's control over this shipping. The Chinese are already making a claim on fish and other seafood. Our current leadership is OK with that. Let us see what the next administration does.
What person invented Windows HATE(8)? Didn't he get fired? The mastermind behind Win10 needs the guillotine! Doesn't Satya Nadella mean "off with your head" in Sanskrit or some Indian language? Instead of the Sherlock Holmes Icon we really need one of this bloke to spice up our comments. The thumbs down icon does not bear a good resemblance.
This OS should only be used for doorbells or door locks and other things like that that are useful to have on the net so bad guys can hack into them and steal your stuff. Not only do they want to sell your private information, but they wish to charge you for it. Ha, ha, ha. Suckers.
I do not trust these payment schemes. I am afraid that Microsoft, Google, Apple, etc. will want my wallet in their pockets. Possession being 99% of the law, what if the Bangladesh government domain stealers get into their servers? If they can steal $31 million from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, who stands between them and Samsung Pay, anyway?
Time is money, but too fast transfers lead to temptations. A courier service is not as fast, and not free of risk, but at least the money can be tracked down. Where did Bangladesh's money go? Can you get it back? It is not safe to use online transfers. Go to the bank and get currency because this internet is not safe.
Gurgle is the least "trustworthy computing" company out there. Whatever Gurgle has can be picked off their servers by bad guys. I am sure our leftist politicians want to use derogatory info like Hillary did with her FBI files she hoarded to use for blackmail.
When Avast! added it's unsafe bloatware browser, I never used it because I don't want to be tracked by Gurgle. Wonder what other problems they have with their insecurity suite.
I do not feel safe, so never bank online. Sorry, Amazon, but rather not put my credit card out there.. Gift cards work better. Too many fools out there to trust my money for the convenience of credit cards online.
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