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Privacy on the Internet

There's been a lot of debate recently about our privacy online, sparked particularly by the revelations about the extent of US and other government surveillance of the internet. Wherever you stand it's clear that the issue has many viewpoints, with some now even claiming that privacy is dead.

I could weigh in on this, but I thought something a bit more practical would be helpful. You see, it's not just governments that monitor our activity online. Companies have been doing it far longer.

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Seriously what's new in IE10?

I'm taking the plunge and upgrading to Internet Explorer 10 on my Windows 7 machine, after Microsoft succumbed to common sense and realised they should make it available for non-Windows 8 systems. Obviously I've not had a chance to look at it thoroughly, but let's have some first impressions.

Wait, hang on, it's still installing. Bear with me.

Okay, now... wait, what?

I have to restart my computer. I'll be back in a bit.

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