👍 #900 - Am I Safe?
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As I was preparing this forward, I noted the issue number: 900. NINE HUNDRED!
Wow. Hard for me to believe.
Thank you for being here and joining me for the ride.
Are you safe?
It's an odd question: "Am I safe?"
I say it's odd, mostly because I get it frequently, and I can never answer it "yes". To be brutally honest, the answer is always "No".
I know that may not make you happy, but the reason I have to say "no" exposes an incredibly important concept.
Am I Safe? discusses this critical issue.
Also this week:
- Of course the first article after "am I safe" is "don't be afraid". Of course.
- Using VPNs, which and when.
- Leaving that laptop on all the time?
As always, links below.
It's our longest episode yet! And not because I start with a rant about the cost of spam, honest! I discovered yet another alternative to Spotify that I'd already been paying for and forgot about. An NFT follow-up. Olympic streaming. As always the ever-present "and more" as well.
900 more? Whaddaya say?
Am I Safe?
You may be disappointed.
There is no such thing as absolute safety. But there are definitely steps you can take to be as safe as possible.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
Don't Be Afraid of Your Computer
|Are you afraid of your computer? I'll look at some ways to become less fearful and more adventuresome.|
What VPN Should I Use?
|VPNs protect from certain types of surveillance and more. I'll discuss what they're good for and what to consider when selecting one.|
Can I Leave a Laptop Running All the Time?
|Leaving a laptop running all the time boils down to two things: your convenience and a decision.|
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Can I Leave a Laptop Running All the Time?Deciding to leave a laptop running all the time boils down to two things: your convenience and a decision.
What VPN Should I Use?VPNs protect from certain types of surveillance and more. I'll discuss what a VPN is good for and what to consider when selecting one.
Am I Safe?There is no such thing as absolute safety. A 100% am I safe? But there are definitely steps you can take to be as safe as possible.
Don't Be Afraid of Your ComputerAre you afraid of your computer? I'll look at some ways to become less fearful and more adventuresome.
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