Articles tagged: isp
Connectivity is becoming an added “perk” in some housing situations. Make sure you know the risks and alternatives when someone else provides your internet connection.
Your ISP controls your internet connection, and it’s easy for them to monitor the data you send and receive. The question is, why would anyone monitor your internet?
Video chat is probably not monitored, but there’s no way to prove that. If that’s a little too vague for you, then be careful what you do on your computer.
There are numerous people and programs that can track your internet activities… if you are really that interesting.
There are a number of compelling reasons to use the router your ISP provides for you. Ongoing support is one. And switching to another router won’t necessarily do anything to guard your data.
In general, more speed is better than less, but exactly what you are getting (and whether or not you need it) is going to be a personal matter.
Knowing who you are dealing with is the key to safe remote access. It’s not the technology that’s a problem. It’s the person on the other end of the remote access!
Many things can interfere with a network speed test on your end. Make sure your speed test gives you the most accurate results by following these guidelines.
Open WiFi hotspot downloads are available for the internet cafe owner to
see. Whether or not they take the time to do it is another story!
Where to host your website depends on what kind of a website it is. Options range from free to expensive based on your needs.
Changing your email address is hard and keeping your ISP-provided email is nearly impossible. I’ll look at making this the last change that you’ll ever need.
Some ISPs are taking a more aggressive position to stop illegal file sharing. Your ISP can see a lot, including the fact that you are filesharing.
You hear a lot about the wireless internet, but it’s not something you can just connect to anywhere. It’s more often something you purchase and set up.