Questions tagged [privacy]

Hacks related to privacy; the personal information of someone, protecting this information, and avoiding unwanted distribution

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How can I destroy sensitive documents without a paper shredder?

I have some documents that have sensitive information on them, which for obvious reasons I do not want others to get their hands on. How can I destroy these documents so that others cannot read them? ...
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How can I get access to Supermarket 'membership' discounts without signing up for a card?

I shop at a wide variety of grocery stores, around the country. Most grocery store chains offer better prices if you check out using a 'membership card' of some sort. Unfortunately, most chains are ...
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How can I know the people following me just use multiple cars but not a GPS tracker?

Dealing with a very toxic situation, I am listened/spied on by my neighbor and his friend and they follow me as soon as I leave my home, be it on foot or by car. Is there a trick I can use to ...
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How to prevent being startled by co-workers while listening to music at your desk?

Doesn't seem to be a good solution available. I've heard of mirrors, but those have certain limitations. Wondering what methods people have found for avoiding surprises in the office.
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How can I pick an old Dexter brass privacy door handle with a sliding latch?

The lock is a couple of tabs that protrude from the door handle ring(part behind knob that is flush against door). You slide the tabs parallel to the floor to lock and unlock. On the knob on the other ...
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How can I contact Obama now that he's not in the White House? [closed]

I was hoping to write an email to President Obama. However, now that the transition to Trump's presidency has officially come to pass, all the search results suggesting to email the White House no ...