Our phones are complex devices that leak our location in countless ways.

We explain 3 essential settings for protecting your location data:
– Airplane Mode
– Location Services
– WiFi

We dive into how they work and try to demystify location tracking, hopefully leaving you with a better understanding of how to use these tools in your privacy toolbox.

00:00 Do you know how to stop location tracking?
02:28 Airplane Mode
07:58 Location Services
09:54 WiFi
12:10 Summary
12:39 BLE and Faraday Bags
13:10 Don’t throw out your devices

Our phone can be both an ally and inadvertent foe in the modern digital landscape. There are many other settings you can toggle, depending on your apps and operating system, to help decrease how much location data you reveal, and we’ll go through these in another video. This can all go a long way to helping you fortify your digital life.

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Recommended Books:

Beginner’s Introduction To Privacy – Naomi Brockwell

Permanent Record – Edward Snowden

What has the government done to our money – Rothbard

Extreme Privacy – Michael Bazzel (The best privacy book I’ve ever read)

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State – Glenn Greenwald

Naomi’s Privacy Bag: some of my favorite products to help protect your privacy!

Use the Brave browser! https://brave.com/nao076

USB-C to ethernet adapter:

Faraday bag (signal stopping, to protect your fob, credit card, computer, and phone)

Data Blocker (if you’re charging your phone in an unknown port, use this so that no data is transferred)

Computer privacy screen (use your computer in public? Keep your information safe! Choose the size right for your computer)

Phone privacy screen (don’t let people in public see your private data, choose the size for your phone)
Samsung note 10 – https://amzn.to/3wNtYwb
iPhone XR – https://amzn.to/3Q8Sq4S
Pixel 6a – https://amzn.to/3i9dnQz

Camera cover (for computers and phones, so no one can access your camera without you knowing)

Privacy Tip: Turn off your wifi and bluetooth when you’re not using them!!!

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