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Take Control of Your Online Privacy, 3rd Edition by Joe Kissell

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Manage Your Mobile Privacy

Everything I’ve discussed so far about online privacy applies when you’re using a computer to access the Internet. Your smartphone or tablet is also a computer that can connect to the Internet, and I’ve called out a number of issues that affect mobile devices as much as their desktop counterparts (including private Web browsing and email access) But mobile devices pose additional, unique challenges:

  • Smartphones and some tablets connect to cellular data networks, which increase your privacy in limited respects but put you at greater risk in other ways. I discuss these issues in Cellular Data Considerations.
  • Because your mobile device is much more likely than your computer to be with you all the time, the fact that ...

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