Hardening the Browser: Protecting Patron Privacy on the Internet

Phetteplace, Eric and Kern, Mary Kathleen Hardening the Browser: Protecting Patron Privacy on the Internet. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 2012, vol. 51, n. 3, pp. 210-214. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

As more and more time is spent accessing and producing content online, libraries need to position themselves to offer Internet privacy to patrons as well. This column details how to secure the web browser, from choosing state-of-the-art software to strong default settings to using add-ons to extend the capabilities of the browser.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Google Chrome Chromium Firefox Internet Explorer Web Browsers Privacy Security
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology
L. Information technology and library technology > LB. Computer networking.
L. Information technology and library technology > LJ. Software.
Depositing user: Eric Phetteplace
Date deposited: 15 Apr 2012
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:22
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/16837

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Kern, M., & Phetteplace, E. (2012). Hardening the Browser. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 51(3), 210-214.


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