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Advertisers need to uniquely identify you across apps and websites in order to aggregate data they might collect about you from those sources. To do so, Microsoft issues an Ad ID for your device, which it then shares with advertisers so they can serve you ads based on your data. In this guide you'll learn how to opt-out of targeted ads on Windows.

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In this guide you'll learn how to configure your Safari browser settings to enhance your online privacy.

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Until recently, advertisers have been able to track users across their iPhones and the web using the Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA), a unique identifier that could be accessed by the apps you used and the site you visited. From version 14.5 of iOS, Apple gives you the option to opt out of tracking that apps would normally try to do. This guide shows you where to find these settings on your phone, and how to tweak them to keep pesky data hungry companies off the radar.

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Blokada is a free and open-source mobile application that uses DNS servers to block ads and trackers on your device to enhance your privacy. In this guide you'll learn how to install Blokada on your iOS device.

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uBlock Origin is a general purpose blocker for web browsers that blocks ads, trackers, and malware sites by default. In this guide, you'll learn how to install uBlock Origin on Firefox.

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Apple offers a way for advertisers to uniquely identify you in order to track your activity across applications and websites you consume on your mobile device. In this guide you'll learn how to hinder tracking on your MacOS device either by periodically resetting your Ad ID or by opting out completely.

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uBlock Origin is a general purpose blocker for web browsers that blocks ads, trackers, and malware sites by default. In this guide, you'll learn how to install uBlock Origin on Microsoft Edge.

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In this guide you'll learn how to configure your Edge browser settings to harden your online privacy.

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In this guide, you'll learn how to install Privacy Badger on Edge, a browser add-on devcelopped by the Electronic Frontier Foundation to block malicious ads and trackers.

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'Firefox provides you with several mechanisms to protect your privacy. However, some of them are not enabled by default. In this guide you'll learn how to configure your Firefox browser settings to strengthen your online privacy.

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In this guide, you'll learn how to install Privacy Badger on Firefox, a browser add-on developed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation to block malicious ads and trackers.

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In this guide you'll learn how to configure your Chrome browser settings to harden your online privacy.

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In this guide, you'll learn how to install Privacy Badger on Chrome, a browser add-on developed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation to block malicious ads and trackers.

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Blokada is a free and open-source mobile application that uses DNS servers to block ads and trackers on your device to enhance your privacy. In this guide you'll learn how to install Blokada on your Android device.

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Android offers a way for advertisers to uniquely identify you in order to track your activity across applications and websites you consume on your mobile device. In this guide you'll learn how to hinder tracking on your Android device either by periodically resetting your Ad ID or by opting out completely.

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Settings can only do so much to protect you. Your security and privacy also comes from how you use the app. This guides covers short concrete advice on good practices to follow when using this app.