This document provides examples of specific companies and products. No mention of a company or product constitutes an endorsement of that product, nor does it indicate that the product has been thoroughly vetted.
Avoiding Identity Theft
Online Services, Browsers and Apps
Avoiding Being Tracked
It's a lot, I know
That's absolutely everything I could think of to protect your privacy. A lot of these concepts will be fleshed out elsewhere on this site. If I missed anything, or you disagree with anything here, please feel free to post in the comments.
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Current as of 1/9/2020
Ryan Kriger is an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Vermont. He writes on privacy and data security and teaches about privacy, consumer protection and policy at the University of Vermont.