If you don't want your participation in certain sites going public, then this will be useful.
If you're a budding Edward Snowden then you'll need to go much, much further.
Forget about sex—we're just talking real, honest-to-goodness, devoted yet totally low-maintenance friendships that you can have for the rest of your life. Notice the drop-down menu doesn't have an option above five, because you're a God-damned grownup who shouldn't be moving mid-lease.—When you _ _move, do you rent a moving truck or expect five of your older, married friends with minivans to haul your Hefty bags of costume jewelry and whimsical throw pillows and then not even order pizza for everyone? And, if you and your new adult friend end up seeing the same therapist, can you be chill about that, or are you going to get all territorial? Either way, would you judge a person who chose to play Mario Maker on a Friday night instead of attending your housewarming party and playing beer pong with a bunch of strangers?
Here's a sampling from our hundred-item questionnaire:—How long can you go without talking to/seeing a friend before you worry that "something's up" or feel compelled to text "are we cool? —If your adult friend , like, "Hey, dude, where'd you go?
I want to talk about practical, everyday things that people who aren't deeply technical can do to better protect themselves.
Not just the mechanisms above, there's always legal requests by law enforcement.Make sure you record them though as they may be required for identification purposes later on, for example your date of birth is requested as part of an account unlock process.put them in a text file on your desktop called "my secret online identity", put them in an encrypted keychain such as 1Password's. Then go generate yourself a fake identity: Be conscious also that sometimes the phone number is required for verification purposes, for example you may need to demonstrate that you can receive and SMS to the number. F., we are committed to setting up people in their late twenties to mid-forties with fun friendships that are easy to maintain. (Answering any earlier than 10 you like brunch, but are you just going to order a dry English muffin and a black coffee like a weirdo?But, once you're no longer swimming in a petri dish of emotional desperation and hormones, it can be hard to find new people you actually want to spend time with. No one has time for your housewarming parties or improv shows.—Speaking of parties, do you like to have a big blowout birthday bash, or is a moderately sized family-style-Chinese-dinner thing good? —Back to housewarmings: How many times have you moved in the past five years? —Do you know a good therapist who takes your friend's insurance and is accepting new clients? The Indian place around the corner only has a ten-dollar minimum and delivers until midnight.If protecting your identity is indeed important to you, consider what these values should be.If there's never any adverse recourse from fabricating them then do just that - make them all up. It's cool either way; just don't lie, because opinions about brunch are one of the strongest indicators of the viability of an adult friendship.—Follow-up question: What's the earliest you can meet up on a Sunday morning and call it "brunch"?" or just leave it alone and never speak of it again? If so, is it just, like, a fun thing you do, or are you always talking about "book club" and all the "important" books you read for it and all the "book-club drama," like anyone not in the book club cares? Totally fine either way, but, if you _ _have kids, do you feel compelled to talk about your kids all the time? This is a fundamentally important questions because it greatly impacts the defences you apply.The measures you take to hide your identity from, say, a significant other or general member of the community may not be sufficient to hide from government oversight.