On 02/02/2018 06:33 PM, plug-requ...@pdxlinux.org wrote:
I'd tell you brother to start here =>
If anyone can suggest how I could better handle this -- public or
private responses requested.
"Click on your avatar and select*YouTube Settings*On the next screen,
click on*Privacy*at the top left
On this screen you’re able to set up and check your account privacy
settings. Under “Likes and Subscriptions,” you can check the box to make
sure any videos you like and any channels you subscribe to stay private
and confidential. Under “Search and Contacts,” you can control who can
contact you, share your videos, and find you by email address."
I saw a link to another article about how people who have YouTube
channels can capture email addresses of subscribers. Maybe that's what's
Then if that's not what's going on, I'd have him contact YouTube
directly about his specific privacy concerns.
But generally these days, you'd have to invest some serious time and
energy to have any degree of privacy on the internet. I aim for
anonymity and obfuscation with the smallest time & energy investment.
Also, you can use YouTube anonymously. You don't have to have an account
to watch videos. If he wants all the "features" of YouTube he can create
an alternate email address for his account. There are plenty of fee
throw away / single use email addresses to be had on the Internet.
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