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First, Ghostery is made by Ghostery Inc. an ad company. I'm sure their research is respectful but it is good to know about it at least. I would try Privacy Badger made by EFF. The way it works is that it checks the requests (mainly third party ones) made by the browser and builds a blocklist based on what it detects. The upside of this is that it changes ...


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You can use SFTP or you can use rsync over SSH. You need to configure your router for port forwarding port 22. It meets your requirements, because: It's encrypted using a password or an SSH key There's no server in the middle It's quick to set up: Install openssh-server (and additionally rsync, if you want to use that) on your computer (optionally) Setup ...


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Firefox, the on it based Firefox Focus/Klar, Fennec or IceCatMobile has an Incognito Mode: and you can also choose which personal data should be deleted (beside the Incognito Mode) when you exit the browser: Update maybe the new Privacy Browser is also worth a look...


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You need XPrivacy. It is compatible with many versions of Android, including Android 5.1. From the README: XPrivacy has been tested with Android version 4.0.3 - 5.1.1 (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop), and is reported to work with most Android variants, including stock ROMs. It will allow you to control scores of different app ...


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Compressing the folder using a free tools such as 7zip seems like it would work. Add a password. Folder will have a visible icon, but any attempt to look inside will require a password. Good luck.


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boxcryptor Boxcryptor protects your files in the cloud no matter if you use Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, SugarSync, Box.net, or any other major cloud storage provider. It also supports all the clouds that use the WebDAV standard such as Cubby, Strato HiDrive, and ownCloud. Boxcryptor have free/paid versions.It works on all major platforms ...


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I also did a search for this kind of software. The full Craigslist solution is of course auto-enrolling you, so you don't need to create an account anywhere, messages are just in the anonymised system by default. That seems a bit hard to do for a SaaS. http://33mail.com seems most feature-complete. + It has a crippled free ad-supported version, but - not ...


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I think Tor's browser could be what you're looking for. You can read their overview for details on how it works, but basically you use a specialized version of Firefox that goes through the Tor network, keeping you anonymous.


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Ghost Browser was designed specifically for the purpose of multilogin. Every time you open a new tab, you can put it into a new Session. (disclaimer: I'm the founder) The new tab will be a separate color so you can distinguish among them. It looks like this, if you are, for example, logging into multiple Facebook accounts: What's more it's built on ...


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Firefox 57 AKA "Firefox Quantum" now allows isolating tabs by introducing a "Contextual identities" AKA "Containers" API for extensions. Mozilla has released the Firefox Multi-Account Containers extension which takes advantage of this API. Containers work by giving users the ability to place barriers on the flow of data across ...


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Dolphin Zero I personally use Dolphin so I have an experience with the browser's abilities. It has a privacy oriented brother called Zero. You can install and use Zero side by side with your default browser. Since it is always incognito. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dolphin.browser.zero&hl=en A streamlined privacy focused ...


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That's one of my favorite topics, so let me list some choices for you. But before I do, I need to point out some "gaps" in your question: not all solutions work on all Android versions: Android 4.3/4.4: These two versions have built-in permission management (to a degree) – but it is hidden. You can select from a bunch of AppOps FrontEnds (again, considering ...


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Yahoo! Mail has this feature of creating disposable email addresses in order to not reveal your original Yahoo email address from a quite long time. Go to Settings → Security tab and then you can see option of creating Disposable Email Address. You can create any number of disposable email addresses. The mail address consist of 2 parts. First you need to ...


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ownCloud can be setup on your Linux machine. It supports a lot more than just notes (I use it e.g. for my calendars and contacts, so no Google here for that). Then there are several apps supporting the ownCloud notes components, e.g. My Own Notes (also available at F-Droid) and MortNotes. I have not used the notes component with Android yet, just on the "...


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For anyone still wondering: That's a so-called "Dead Man's Switch", see e.g. How To Foil NSA Sabotage: Use a Dead Man's Switch (by Cory Doctorow; skip to "This gave me an idea"). As that article is more than a year old now, I wonder if anyone put that idea into action. A little Google-Fu indeed brought something up: Dead Man's Switch You write a few e-...


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Unlike most software recommendations, it is impossible to recommend a service here and confidently say that it works: to know if it worked, you would have to be dead, right? At any rate, there are many websites that offer free and/or paid versions of this. One of the major problems is that many of those websites have gone out of business, so selecting a ...


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Regarding screen recorders, you can check the answers on this question Concerning the privacy part, here's an AutoHotKey script that uses black gui windows with the "always on top" feature to hide anything below them. Use the hotkey Win+b to create a black box at the location of the mouse cursor. Modify the first two lines of the script to change the block ...


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I am using TextSecure for encrypted chat. You can add friends by phone number, but the phone number is only used as an identifier, all data actually goes through WiFi/data. Your messages are not stored on any third-party server. Down sides: You will have to delete your conversation manually afterwards. As you say, you can't prevent people from leaking ...


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There is a service called Terms of Service; Didn't read on which gives you a rating on terms of services. It is available as a browser addon for Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari. It is at least closely related to what you look for.


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You could use Gmelius, a Gmail extension that works with Google Chrome. Along with many other features (like streamlining the Gmail interface), it has a[n admittedly beta] feature which allows you to tell whether or not any service at all is tracking your email usage by a helpful little red eye. Demo:


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I use Sportstracklive( http://www.sportstracklive.com/ ). I've just started using it. I wanted something that would basically let me do what I do with my Garmin 305, but in situations where I would be away from a pc and the tracks woould be too long and exceed the Garmin memory. For example a weeks backcountry ski trip. My phone will store all that data, ...


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I don't believe there is a tool that is an "add-on" for Microsoft Edge but what you could do is use a VPN service to do the same thing. One I would recommend is Private Tunnel. Not only will it change the IP of your browser but it will also change the IP of all applications on your computer when you run Private Tunnel. Private Tunnel Private Tunnel ...


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If you are rooted, XPrivacy will accomplish the goal you desire. It is an Xposed module, so you will need to install the Xposed Framework first. In XPrivacy, you can select which apps have access to Location Providers (including GPS), and which are fed information of your choosing. Be aware that some apps will request a list of all nearby WiFi access ...


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Discord is a great voice/text chat tool which has IP protection. The Android version can be found here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.discord But its also available on the web, Windows, OS X, Linux and iOS here: https://discordapp.com/download Your IP is hidden because unlike many programs (e.g. Skype), it's not p2p (peer to peer) ...


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beforehand: no, there is not! there can't and won't be any real equivalent for chrome(ium) until this 7 years old bug is solved... maybe google calls it internally a feature. :-( --> so if there is any extension for chromium based browsers which claims to be a replacement for Firefox+Self-Destructing Cookies and - to be more precise - therefore clears also ...


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I personally use Locus Pro which is perfect for running, hiking, cycling, etc.. It provides also navigation and vector maps (for free if you use OpenAndroMaps) and allows you to record waypoints and tracks and export them in GPX format, offline. It can even export your track into a picture file with the details of your activity (see the documentation here ...


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There's RunnerUp, which is not only privacy-minded, but also free and open-source. There's no data being sent anywhere (unless you want to connect an account) and you can check that in the code. Right now, it may look aged and ugly, but make no mistake—it's quality and still being updated, just the UI hasn't been a priority.


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For this and more you could use Obscuracam, a great idea and app by the Guardian project. It doesn't work in the way you describe, but can be used as a camera that takes pictures without leaving any sensitive metadata, thus adding no extra step to the process. Note that as the application isn't designed for your use case, but I do believe it fits well.


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I think Atrium meets your requirements: Uses GPS only if you click the "check-in" button It can be installed from the play store, on unrooted Android or else. It is free, though not open-source. Besides, it is nice to use; I sometime miss a post or two, but it does the job.


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