Save $125 on Hushed, an app that hides your phone number from stalkers and telemarketers


Privacy’s a hot topic. Case in point: Facebook’s privacy violations making the news ad infinitum (thus its impending record fine from the Federal Trade Commission), on top of every other company emailing users about security leaks compromising their data.

But with all the focus on social media and email hacks, the phone lays forgotten. Consider all the ways you disseminate your number: on work calls, texts with potential dates, even transactions with Craigslist buyers and sellers. It just takes one unfortunate interaction before your phone’s blowing up with unsolicited inquiries from a persistent stranger or unwanted robocalls from advertisers — which, by the way, have surged to several *billion* calls per month. Not cool. Read more…

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Author: Dylan Haas

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