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Computer privacy annoyances : how to avoid the most annoying invasions of your personal and online privacy. - Includes index

Author: Dan Tynan
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly Media, 2005.
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Showing you how to regain control of your life, this book teaches how to keep private information private, stop nosy bosses, get off that incredibly annoying mailing list, and more. It is your guide  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Tynan
ISBN: 0596007752 9780596007751
OCLC Number: 772696561
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xii, 177 Seiten)
Contents: Introduction 1 PRIVACY AT RISK The Spy on Your Desk Dawn of the Undead PC Working for the Man The Information Explosion The Data Industrial Complex Location, Location, Location 2 PRIVACY AT HOME My Data, Myself One Computer, Many Eyeballs Foil Hard Disk Snoops No Vault Insurance Hide in Plain Sight Complete Delete Watch Your Backups Microsoft Confidential Cleaning up for Charity Home Sweet Networks Stop WiFi Drive Bys Share and Unshare Alike Cell Phones Spam to Go Cell Phone Candid Camera Moblog Rules Wireless Wiretaps? Telemarketing, Junk Mail, and Faxes Don't Ask, Don't Telemarket Do Not Call Does Not Work Block that Scam Just the Fax, Ma'am Junking Junk Mail Flag Mag Nags Pick Your Mail Identity Theft Foil Mailbox Miscreants Check Your Reports Stop, ID Thief! 3 PRIVACY ON THE NET Browsing Around Erase Your Browser's Footprints, Part 1 Erase Your Browser's Footprints, Part Deux Make Web Forms Shoot Blanks Rewrite Netscape's History Maximum Privacy, Maximum Headaches Tell People Finders to Get Lost Fend off Cyber Stalkers Make Ad Weasels Go Pop Spies You Should Despise Die Spy Die! Change Browsers and Dance Shoot the Messenger Email Spam Bam, No Thank You Ma'am Whose Address Is It, Anyway? Nix Those Nasty Pix Declare War on Spam, Part I Declare War on Spam, Part Deux There Oughta Be a Law. Wait, There Is a Law! Fight Fire with Water Don't Bank on It Watching the (Digital) Detectives Swat Web Bugs Enquiring Minds Don't Really Want to Know Free Web Mail, Free Spam Hackers, Viruses, and Worms--Oh My! Attack of the Data-Eating Zombies Don't Get Too Attached Friends Don't Let Friends Open Attachments Antivirus Software Is Not Enough Stop Spreading the News Make Updates Automatic Online Shopping Give Credit Where Credit is Due... ...But Don't Take Undue Credit They Know When You've Been Shopping You Are What You Buy Would You Like Spam with That? 99.44% Hacker Safe Online File Swapping I Share the Songs That Make the Whole World Sing... The Sue Me, Sue You Blues Avoid P2P Vermin Kids and the Net Let Internet Explorer Play Web Cop Hire a Nanny Thanks for Not Sharing I H8 IM Privacy @ Large Whois Stalking Me? Antidotes for Domain Poisoning Bloggers are from Mars, Lawyers are from Venus Usenet or Lose It 4 PRIVACY AT WORK The Internet at Work Surfing on Company Time Visit, Get Fired? Out of the Office, But Not Out of Sight Whose Email is it, Anyway? Beware of IT Spies Chewing the Fat on Chat Do Your Hunting From Home Applying for Work This is Your Job on Drugs The Background on Background Checks Bury the Dirt Avoid Questionable Questions HR/Personnel Records When Personnel Gets Personal Avoid Bad PR from HR Beware Employee ID Theft Miscellaneous Work Issues Dish the Dirt, Lose Your Job? Medical Records May Be Hazardous to Your Job Cameras, Cameras, Everywhere The Searchers 5 PRIVACY IN PUBLIC At the Store Don't Get Cashiered Your Loyalty Is Not Rewarded My Soft Drink Is Spying on Me! My Identity Has Been Swiped! Be Anti-Social Improving Your Rental Health Libraries and Schools Beware Public Net Terminals Your Reading Habits Are Private ... ...Except When the Feds Step In So What's Your Major? Apply With Care High School Confidential On the Road Grounded By No-Fly Lists My Bag Has Been Flagged Your Life Is an Open Bag High-Risk Frisks The EZ Way to Track Your Movements We Know Where You Drove Last Summer At the Doctor's Office Testing Can Be Hazardous to Your Health Insurance Keep Your Hospital Stay Private Medical Marketing Migraines Report Privacy Gaffes Be Careful What You Tell Your Doctor124 At the Bank All Offshore That's Going Offshore? Tell Insurers to Drop Your SSN Safety in Boxes? Miscellaneous Keep Those Cards at Home Get Debt Collectors Off Your Back Hello, My Name Is Brad, and I'll Be Your Thief This Evening Get Ready for Your Close-Up 6 PRIVACY AND UNCLE SAM Public Agencies and You Private Lives, Public Information Keep the USPS From Selling Your Address Take Leave of Your Census Taking License with Your License The Taxman Cometh Political Privacy Vote Yes on Privacy Voters for Sale Retail Politics Local Law Enforcement Your Papers, Please You're Under Arrest--Forever Escaping the Long Arm of the Law Pull Over and Show Me Your DNA Spooks and Snoops G-Man Spam Are the Feds Tapping Your Phone? What's in Your Files? 7 PRIVACY IN THE FUTURE Slamming Spam Assuring Authentication Regarding Reputation Foiling Phishers Rating Risks Insulating Identity Whither Washington? Privacy Power Index
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"All in all a very useful book. " - John Bryant, BJHC&IM, December 05

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