You guys ever get curious

and google your name?

Well I did and look who’s BIG HEAD POPPED UP

Friggin’ Myspace.

I even went as far as searching up one of my most used ign’s and tbh, I’m not mad at this one. This, is very accurate.

I love Corgi’s, mine especially and god do I miss her everyday </3

(I’ll be posting about that situation soon)

Let’s talk about how I thought I wiped my online existence during my digital cleanse. I guess once you post something on the internet it’s never really gone after you delete it now, is it?

If you’ve been using the Internet for any length of time, there’s probably lots of information floating around out there about you, from your and your friends’ social networking accounts, messages boards, blogs and other sites you’ve registered for and then forgotten. In fact, even if you’re some rare creature who has never even perused the Web (and if so, I’m confused about how you’re reading this), there’s likely still far more information about you online than you would have believed possible, and even the most alarmingly personal details can be had for free or for a price.

Most web browsers have “private browsing” or “incognito” modes, but those names can be misleading; the sites and services you use can still identify you using IP address, browser configuration, and browsing history (via cookies), and can still track your activities on those sites. Even if you use a tool like an anonymization proxy to cover your IP address and the timestamps on your communications, uniquely identifiable information still leaks through: for example, your browser configuration, cookies, or the information you supply by submitting a query-by-example request.

Privacy is a strange issue in today’s world. People share their outrage on social media when news of a serious user privacy issue at a major tech company gets reported, but there’s usually no acknowledgement of the irony associated with sharing this outrage on a platform that has likely had privacy issues of its own in recent months.

Look beyond Google and Facebook, learn how you can better protect your personal data.

Think of the story Hansel and Gretel….

The original story says that, a few hundred years ago, Hansel and Gretel were living in a German land struck by famine. Their stepmother despised the two children and used the famine to manipulate their father to abandon them in the woods, claiming there were too many mouths to feed.

Hansel learned of her plan and used breadcrumbs to leave a trail on the road. After they were abandoned in the woods, Hansel and Gretel simply needed to follow the breadcrumb trail to find their way back home. This is a children’s story of course, but using breadcrumbs to find your way back to a destination has stuck in the popular imagination. Using breadcrumbs like this is a tactic that can be used.

tsk tsk