Privacy Online: Privacy 101

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Privacy basics

This guide compiles information about threats to privacy online and strategies for protecting privacy.  This first page provides some basic information about who might be tracking you online and how they are doing it.  Explore the additional tabs for information about these topics:

About this guide

Maintained by Roberta Richards
Portland Community College - Southeast Campus

Who is tracking you online?

The first step to protecting your privacy is to recognize who might be tracking your online activity.  These links provide information about some of the main agents:

How Advertisers Use Internet Cookies to Track You, from the Wall Street Journal