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October 9, 2019 02:01 pm GMT

Privacy-focused gifts for the paranoid tech lover

Most tech gifts suck. 

No one wants another smart speaker listening in on their private conversations, and a person can only resell so many Apple Watches on eBay before it thinks they're running a scam. Instead, this gift-giving season, try giving something that doesn't further envelop your loved one in the ever-closing arms of the surveillance economy. 

They may actually thank you. Maybe. 

1Phantom glasses

Privacy-focused gifts for the paranoid tech lover

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These glasses look cool, block some forms of facial-recognition tech, and are made by a privacy-focused artisan in the U.S. What more could you want?

The Phantom glasses, made by Urban Spectacles, seek to make privacy life's default setting.  Read more...

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