Restoring Privacy, Cleaning Your Computer's Cookies and Beacons

This computer lab will introduce attendees to the ways they are tracked on the Internet by marketing companies. Recent studies by the Wall Street Journal indicate the nation's 50 most visited websites installed, on average, 64 pieces of tracking technology onto visitors' computers without their knowledge. The computer lab will include methods to remove cookies, beacons, and block some advertising.

Author(s), Presenter(s): 
Ray Kimsey & Trudy Dunham
Year published or updated: 
2011