5 free privacy tools for protecting your personal data

Here's how to block creepy trackers, hide your email address, and more.

Ideally, protecting your privacy shouldn't require hours of time or gobs of money. Instead of having to meticulously manage all the personal data that's floating around on the internet, you should be able to minimize data collection automatically or proactively. If you value privacy like I do, you'll want to check out the following apps and tools. While some have premium versions for certain features, all of them are free to use:

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Jared Newman

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