I think your guess is right, Rob. But what's worse is the fact that I have very specialized tastes within the (many) categories and these programs can't keep up. Yet that's what they're supposed to do.
"With the recent NSA and Microsoft XBOX ONE revelations, I think people are going to soon get fed up with the constant spying and data gathering. No wonder the VPN industry is blowing up in popularity."
Cabe, oho that's a bad news and it's against our privacy.
I'm the same, bobjengr. I never considered myself paranoid, but I'm now careful about all messages on e-mail and IM. Personal face-to-face conversation is one of the few communication realms that I still consider completely safe.
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