August 31, 2006 | By Derek Slater

How Not To Secure Your Search Privacy

Yesterday, the AP reported on a tool called TrackMeNot, which promises to protect "web-searchers against surveillance and data-profiling." While we certainly appreciate the intentions of TrackMeNot's developers, it is wholly ineffective at serving its stated purpose. EFF recommends you follow these tips to keep your search history private.

Computer security expert Bruce Schneier explains just some of the reasons why TrackMeNot doesn't work here.

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