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Data roaming/program data

I have VeraCrypt in my windows computer with a hidden partition. I use it to store files and programs. I usually run tor and discord, I might move Firefox there (ideas?). However I’m wondering if there’s a way to disable roaming for discord since that’s where it seems to store authentication.

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Google Firebase Analytics

I was looking into trackers that are implemented into Android apps and came across firebase analytics often. I read about what it is and am not surprised that this is used in apps like Chrome, Netflix, etc. What makes me wonder though is why is it implemented in Firefox nightly and Bitwarden. I know both of those have analytic options in the settings. Is firebase the tracker that is be turned on and off depending on the analytic setting in the application? Or is it running regardless of whether you have turned analytics off?

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Let’s Make a Mystery Box

Let’s Make a Mystery Box:

Let’s Make a Mystery Box

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iPhone Location Services

I have location services turned off for everything on my iPhone except 3 apps which are set to “only when using”. I opened up Instagram, which is set to “Never” and the GPS icon pops up. WTF is this?

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Were they tracking my ip?

I’m moving away from Google’s services. My alternate privacy browsers are DuckDuckGo and Firefox Focus. In both, I use DuckDuckGo as the search engine. Yesterday, I searched for “expensive hotels in Delhi” in either of these. And today, I received an email to my gmail account about a new fancy luxury hotel in Delhi, and I swear I never got such emails before.

Of course I freaked out and I disabled my Gboard (which I was using with regular data clearing, and the only possible connect). Do you think it was that, or my IP? Can I do without some Orbot app on my phone to remain untraceable?

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Removing Google Analytics

Removing Google Analytics:

Removing Google Analytics

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About fingerprint unlock

Hi guys.

As far as I’ve got it – the only problem with using fingerprint readers is that police and courts can, by law, make you unlock your devices. So, if there were laws prohibiting this, would it be safe to use them? I know that using face unlock isn’t safe and can very easily be bypassed. Can this happen with fingerprint unlock too?

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Mythology about security…

Mythology about security…:

Mythology about security…

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Instagram, reading dms…

This is weird but I’m not surprised at all.

I was talking with a friend over DM’s on Instagram, talking about how I’m getting my garden cat proofed with protectapet.com – so my cat can go outside without getting run over etc.

Anyway, that was at 3pm. And now all of a sudden protectapet.com is following me on Instagram. Ive never been on their Instagram profile, all I did was message my friend the link to their Web page.

Surely this means Instagram gives 3rd parties access to private messages, in some form?

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Removing google searches

So I was googling myself and found a few sites which scrape YouTube information, I managed to remove myself from most. There’s only four or so left which seem to hard coded and don’t change the comments if you remove it directly from YouTube. I guess the other ones used the API better? No idea, but since the other ones are hard coded in a way, changing my YouTube comment or deleting it doesn’t do anything. I doubt the site owners will even reply if they’d can’t change the copyright date from 2007-2017 to 2007-2018.. the site is dupl.site what do you guys suggest me doing.

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