Even if you've asked Facebook not to track you in your iPhone privacy settings, "FB is using the accelerometer on your iPhone to track a constant stream of your movements," says @UKZak.

#DeleteFacebook to stop their sneaky data harvesting.

forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/20

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

After Facebook and Google, it's now Amazon's turn to show us how to NOT handle private data: wired.com/story/amazon-failed-

Make sure to at least protect your emails! tutanota.com/

How some of the earliest distributions evolved and came into being as we know them today: itsfoss.com/earliest-linux-dis

@freetechproject Vivaldi because it is highly customizable, have good privacy features and it works on most operating systems

Which web browser do you use? Explain why in the comments (especially if none of these!)

We welcome you to join us to share YOUR thoughts and ideas on free, ethical, open source software, re-use, and protecting privacy! The weekly workshops are available to join at any stage, for free, for adults in South Yorkshire, UK, so if you know anyone in the area who may want to drop in, let them know! freetechproject.com/exploring-

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Of course we'll talk about and all the things you can do with it! Used it already? Tell us how in the workshops. We want to hear it!

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We'll cover multimedia, including , , as well as VLC, Tenacity (yes, Tenacity, the fork of Audacity!), and many more.

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Yes, privacy and security are issues close to our heart! So we'll look at VPNs such as (hey, they have links with our city of Sheffield now thanks to United!) as well as a range of steps you can take to protect yourself online. (Wednesday fans equally welcome!)

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We'll look at the creative and interactive web, with talk of
in addition to , , , , the in general, as well as messengers from to and others.

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Broader than that, we'll examine the pros and cons of browsers such as , , , and more, as well as the nifty xbrowsersync.org.

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If you're tired of the mobile duopoly, the aforementioned @e_mydata is amazing (we can confirm!) but you can also use @fdroidorg on your Android phone. Wanting to more? We have pointers on that as well...

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Of course we're going to address alternatives to Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac, discussing the benefits of using including the ability to use it on older hardware.

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Were less than ONE WEEK away from these workshops - the first of their kind for us! Still places left. Here are just a few things we'll be discussing...

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