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    "I always feel like somebody's watching me"

    Posted by UmeNow on Wed, September 26, 2012, in Privacy Wiki

    By Lesley Fair ... Originally posted on the Bureau of Consumer Protection on September 25, 2012 ... The following is an excerpt: "...according to lawsuits filed by the FTC, many stores — including franchisees of Aaron’s, ColorTyme, and Premier Rental…

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    Illegal pre-recorded "robocalls" are a growing annoyance for millions of American consumers and the target of an enforcement crackdown by the Federal Trade Commission. What should you do when you get one of these calls? Nearly all telemarketing robocalls…

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      Identity Theft: What To Do, What To Know

      Posted by UmeNow on Wed, August 1, 2012, in Privacy Wiki

      Do you know what to do if your identity is stolen? What steps can you take to protect your identity? Knowing what to do is important because an identity thief can hijack your tax refund, alter your medical records, prevent you from getting credit or a job…

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      June 11, 2012 ... The following recommendations come from a posting on Common Sense Media http://www.commonsensemedia.org/about-us/policy-advocacy/policy-priori… You can reach your representative by going to:

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      You may be shocked to learn the number of data brokers that exist, whose sole purpose is to gather as much information as they can about you. To view the list compiled by the not-for-profit Privacy Rights ClearingHouse visit them. Here we list some of the data brokers ide…

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      Ever wonder how much of your information is already in the hands of data brokers? Do you want to learn how they collect this information? The Privacy Rights ClearingHouse is a not-for-profit organization that provides detailed information on this subject.…

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      Privacy Rights Clearinghouse is a not-for-profit organizations that can help you figure out how to remove personal information that has been collected by data brokers and posted on the internet for all to see. Visit them directly to learn more. Their mission: Raise c…

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      If you want to learn more about Facebook "Like" buttons and how its appearance on websites indicates you are being tracked, read the article by Matthijs R. Koot. It provides a detailed explanation on how it works, sending back information about your brows…

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        Why I Wrote PGP by Philip Zimmermann

        Posted by UmeNow on Tue, May 15, 2012, in Privacy Wiki

        This essay originally appeared on Philip Zimmermann's blog page. We have posted it below to help educate the public. Source: http://www.philzimmermann.com/EN/essays/WhyIWrotePGP.html _________________________________________________________ Why I Wrote…

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        April 17, 2012 ... Here is something that can really come in handy. Tag Me Not is a free service by a nonprofit that allows you to let digital devices know that they don't have your permission to use photos of you, your home, your car or your kids. Go…

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