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Emerald Update

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Good Practices:

Quick Guides:

Tools:

  • Added KeePassXC.
  • Added OnionShare (Micah Lee).
  • Improved how items are sorted and grouped throughout the page.
  • Removed STARTTLS Everywhere from the Tools from EFF’s Tech Team paragraph.
  • Removed Internet of Things Scanner (BullGuard).
  • Removed Shodan (John Matherly).
  • Removed Pipl.

Resources:

  • Added NetBlocks and moved Turkey Blocks to the same paragraph.
  • Removed Lock Down Your Login (NCSA).
  • Removed PrivacyHaus.

Cobalt Update

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Following the recent Wire trust and transparency fiasco and after a little more than a week of consideration I have decided to remove any mention of Wire from Precisely Private. This also means I have deleted the Precisely Private Wire account that was once listed in the About page.

Ultra pink Update

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Quick Guides:

Tools:

Audio/Video:

Articles:

  • Page menu improvements.

Everywhere else:

  • Moved Tools to a more prominent position in the website menu.

Deep chestnut Update

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Good Practices:

  • Expanded the Online tracking and advertising chapter with added mention of OsmAnd and DeepL Translator.
  • Expanded the Cloud services chapter with added mention of CryptPad and LibreOffice.
  • Renamed the Assessing Your Risks guide found in the Personal security assessment chapter to Your Security Plan following a name update by the EFF.
  • Minor navigation improvements throughout the page.

Quick Guides:

Tools:

Resources:

Everywhere else:

  • The News page (previously known as the Instagram page) is now prominently displayed in the website menu. This page gathers the news articles I regularly share on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Mastodon.
  • Improved link behavior throughout the project by making links to other parts of the Precisely Private website open in the same tab and links to external websites open in a new tab.
  • AMP is now disabled for the Precisely Private website.
  • Fixed a few links here and there.