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Privacy on the Web.

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Count the number of open source programs you are using on your computer today. How many commercial software programs could be replaced with free and open source alternatives. I counted 4 commercial products on my system. If you need to, use a browser to get a list of open source programs which are available in place of commercial software.


Think about the words "open", "community", "cooperation", compare them to the words "share", "like", "social data". How do they compare. Where could these concepts ultimately end up. What media are you using that compromises your personal data, count the programs and devices. Try to be specific regarding services that collect your private data and reflect on how much this concerns you. I use 2 services that are notorious for collecting private data.


 

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Open Sources

This assignment was pretty cool. As a CS major, I end up downloading a lot of neat things for classes, or someone in a class mentions something that is open source that I should get.

How many open source programs do I currently have?

Currently on my computer I have …

Privacy On The Web!

I take my privacy and security very seriously when talking about going online. I counted a lot of commercial products on my computer but I also have a lot of open source software too.

The words open, community, and cooperation accurately characterize the open source software community. It is nice …

Web Assignments – Privacy on the Web

I found this assignment extremely interesting. The first part of the assignment asked us to think about open source tools:

Count the number of open source programs you are using on your computer today. How many commercial software programs could be replaced with free and open source alternatives. I counted …

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