Different Threats, Technology, Mobile Apps, and More.

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Privacy, Not Illegality

There are some people who believe that if they’re doing nothing “wrong” or “illegal” that there’s no harm in companies collecting their data.

I’m not one of those people.

Instead, I’m one of those people who believe that privacy is a foundational, human right, especially if we’re doing nothing “wrong”…

A Guide to Getting Paid for Your Virtual Classes, Workshops, Art, Performances, and More.

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Chapter 1: A Tale of Two Careers

For decades, I’ve led a strange but successful dual-career in both technology and the Arts. It’s not always been easy and I sometimes get a bit of creative whiplash, but I wouldn’t change my journey for anyone.

In my tech career, I was a “Senior Systems Administrator”. That fancy term…

How Apple is Profiteering & How to Avoid Their Marketing Lies

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Many of you either know or have determined that I’m a longtime Apple fan. I use their software and hardware almost exclusively and have since I’ve been 11 years old. That was that age when my folks bought us an Apple II+ computer, forever changing my life. I got so…

Looking Under the Hood of How a VPN works

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What Is A Virtual Private Network?!

When it comes to online privacy and security, few subjects are more important (or confusing) than Virtual Private Networks or VPNs. To better understand the technology, let’s begin with a simple definition:

A virtual private network (or VPN) is a tool — comprised of hardware and software — which allows…

I've been a technology writer here on Medium for a long, long time. And, I've followed Tim for a long, long time.

As of today, I'm no longer following Tim because his "advice" has become repeatedly and extremely corrupted.

When a writer's ethics and morals become subservient to his driving profit, it's time to look for other mentors.

Thanks for the memories, Tim.

But goodbye and good riddance.

David Koff

David is a writer who focuses on technology, privacy, and security. Sign up for his easy-to-read and informative newsletter here: https://techtalk.substack.com

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