8 steps to limit your online presence
“You could sit at home and do like, absolutely nothing and your name goes through like 17 computers a day… We have no names man, No names. ”
That’s a quote from the movie Hackers back in 1995, but if ever there was a time it was more appropriate, it’s now. What with the advent of Cloud storage and services, our data is passing through more computers than ever.
For the most paranoid of us, here are some (drastic) ways for you to reduce your online footprint. Think of them as your digital tin foil hat.
The first and simplest thing to do would be to delete the accounts you don’t use. If deleting your account isn’t an easy option, change your contact details to something else (a quick Google search and some imagination will easily help with this).