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You could feel better about your privacy by using to delete yourself from the Internet
By: Anthony Garreffa | Hacking & Security News | Posted: Aug 26, 2013 9:29 am

With all of the NSA PRISM and GCHQ hoopla, so many people are worried about their privacy and so they should be. Well, a new site is here to calm your nerves:




UK-based developer Robb Lewis is behind the site, which is a directory of URLs that highlight links to pages you can remove yourself from so that you don't have to go through the usual clicks and hassle that would be associated with disconnecting yourself from those sites. These sites include the big ones like Facebook, Foursquare, Dropbox and Feedly.


Some sites are hard to remove yourself from, and this is intentional and something called a "dark pattern" technique. But, makes this easier by ranking each site's removal from 'easy' to 'impossible' so that you know what to expect.


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