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Not Easy Being Geeky


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Not Easy Being Geeky

A leisure podcast from Not Easy Being Geeky
Website: https://www.noteasybeinggeeky.com/podcast/

Not Easy Being Geeky is a Podcast where I rant and discuss all things nerdy.

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This podcast uses a unique domain and is insecure

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This podcast uses a unique RSS domain. This podcast is the only one that we’re aware of which uses a domain of www.noteasybeinggeeky.com for its RSS feed. Domains are always visible to anyone who can see your internet traffic - your internet service provider, employer or even your government - even when you use HTTPS connections. If your podcast app uses the RSS feed directly, like Apple Podcasts, then you can be tracked as a listener to this podcast every time your phone checks for a new episode.

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This podcast’s audio is not on an IPv6-enabled domain. This isn’t an issue for now, but might be in future. (We tested the initial domain of media.blubrry.com, which may be an analytics prefix.)

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