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The dark web & stolen data

My friend Sally received an urgent message from her free email provider, Google Gmail, saying she needed to immediately change her password.

COMPUTER CORNER: Fighting Google’s changes in URL protocols

Internet users have a really hard time understanding URLs. Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is the protocol used to specify addresses on the internet. Typically a URL begins with “https://www” and includes a domain name such as “google.com” then can continue for dozens, hundreds, or thousands of characters more.

Social media alternatives

The toxic political climate now existing in 2021 has prompted some people to start investigating alternatives to “big tech” and its censorship.