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Privacy Resources

This guide provides information, links, and tools related to privacy and digital privacy.

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This guide is a work in progress!

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Due to Quebec government and university directives, McGill campuses are closed until further notice. Library staff continue to provide virtual reference during service hours. For more information about the closure, please visit our COVID -19 | Library Closure & Service Disruptions FAQ.

Books

The following books on privacy-related topics can be found in McGill's collection.

Websites

Tools

Browsers 

  • Brave - a browser that doesn't collect or track your data and sell it to other companies
  • Privacy Badger - a browser add-on that automatically learns to block invisible trackers
  • Tor - anonymized, tracker-free browsing

Search Engines

  • DuckDuckGo - an internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy by avoiding personalized search results

Passwords

Messenging

  • Signal - a messaging app geared toward privacy and security with end-to-end encryption

Smartphones

 

Liaison Librarian

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Nikki Tummon
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