Here's how to build an ultra-secure and private computer for less than $200

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With scammers, spammers, hackers, and foreign governments all going after your data, the Internet can be a very scary place when it comes to personal privacy.

But it doesn't have to be.

If you don't want to be tracked online, or want to keep your conversations truly private, there is an all-encompassing solution called Tails.
And it's so good, even ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden trusts it.

Here's how to get Tails and set up your own secure PC.