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Protecting Your Digital Footprint: Additional Resources

Further explanation and resources discussed in workshops presented by Dianna Sachs, Scott Russell, and Joshua Enos

Passwords

National Institute of Standards and Technology, "Digital Identity Guidelines"

XKCD Password Strength comic

Random Word Generator

Strong Random Password Generator

Data Brokers

New York Times Somini Sengupta quote article

All About Do Not Track

The Electronic Frontier Foundation's statement on Do Not Track

Ars Technica's take on the FCC ruling in November 2016 on Do Not Track

Chrome privacy options

Firefox privacy options

Privacy Badger browser extension for advertiser tracking prevention

HTTPS Everywhere browser extension

DuckDuckGo non-tracking search engine

Data Mining opt-out links list

Signal, end-to-end encrypted instant messaging

Tails, a "live" Linux operating system meant to run from a USB drive that "aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. It helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to explicitly."