“You become more difficult for an algorithm to understand, market to, or manipulate.”

Purposely create meaningless meta-data

#Privacy

Mon, May 22nd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

After the recent decision of the FCC to kill customer's private data — which if collected and sold is probably far more valuable than just providing an internet connection — the Noiszy plugin promises to dilute its value by "leaving misleading tracks."

Noiszy is a browser plugin that creates meaningless web data - digital "noise."

It visits and navigates around websites, from within your browser, leaving misleading digital footprints around the internet. Noiszy only visits a list of sites that you approve, and only works when you turn it on. Run Noiszy in the background while you're working, or start Noiszy when you're not using your browser, and it sends meaningless data to these sites for as long as you let it run.

This meaningless data dilutes the significance of your "real" data, by creating a campaign of misinformation. You become more difficult for an algorithm to understand, market to, or manipulate. You can outsmart the "filter bubble".

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