TEC258: Protect yourself. Dom Bettinelli, Pat Scott, and Patrick Mason discuss tips for keeping you safe and private on the web, from VPNs to public wifi to avoiding social media scams and more. Plus the problem of web rot and link decay; an anti-scam coalition; and more.

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