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Goodbye, Post-Its

Even though I work at a company that’s big in security, I sometimes find myself doing un-secure things.…

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April 15, 2014 in Product

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740 million reasons you should care about Data Privacy Day

What is Data Privacy Day? Now in its sixth year, Data Privacy Day is an effort to empower…

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January 28, 2014 in News + Threats
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Introducing AVG’s new privacy tool for families

We’re at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week to announce our latest Facebook app, PrivacyFix…

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January 7, 2014 in Privacy
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How to stop Gmail Automatically Loading Images

At the end of last week Google announced that it will be making a change to how images…

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December 17, 2013 in Privacy
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All I want for Christmas is Power Over My Data

2013 was an big year for my data. My Likes and interests, playlists, location data, shopping history and…

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December 17, 2013 in Lifestyle
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Attention Shoppers: Take Control of Your Location Data

You’re probably aware that when you’re out and about, your smartphone will be actively trying to identify available…

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December 10, 2013 in Privacy
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AVG PrivacyFix in MSN Tech Top 50 Android Apps

At the end of October, MSN Tech released their list of the 50 most essential apps for Android and AVG’s…

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November 4, 2013 in News + Threats
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PrivacyFix Endorsements update

Earlier this October, GoogleTM made some significant changes to their terms of service which enabled “Shared Endorsements.” Shared…

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October 25, 2013 in Product
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Jim Brock


Jim Brock is VP, Privacy Products for AVG Technologies, which he joined on the acquisition of PrivacyChoice in May 2013. PrivacyChoice’s flagship service, Privacyfix, is a one-of-a-kind dashboard to check and set privacy controls across Facebook, LinkedIn, Google and thousands of sites and tracking companies.

Jim previously co-founded technology and investment startups, led a business division at Yahoo!, and served as Yahoo!’s founding counsel.

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