Most of all, the authors are practical about how to manage your information and they certainly don't expect you to stay off the web entirely--but you can keep your life private. The last chapter, entitled 'Turning off the lights: choosing to be invisible online" gives you specific tips to regain your anonymity online.
It's an interesting, relatable, easy-to-read book on something that we pretend doesn't affect us, but it definitely does. Every day. Every time we touch or click that icon that connects us to the web. So protect yourself! View 1 comment. Aug 14, Dig rated it it was amazing. The book was awesome! It was not difficult to read it as the topics on the book where closely related to my everyday online life.
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The Scenarios established gave more reason why to watch your online activity. For example, it talked about people stealing your identity and how business tracks your every move online. Criminals stole identities through information they acquired through Facebook Paige's or trough malware they had stored on your computer. Normally I would not worry about someone stalki The book was awesome!
Normally I would not worry about someone stalking me such as a company to know more about what I like but when it is a criminal it becomes an all new ball game. I learned dangers about technology that I did not ever think of. Such technology was Geolocation, which is in all IPhones that gives the exact location of where you took the photo when uploading it to a site. It makes you prone to robberies, because if you upload a picture of your new game system or car you are bound to get a few unfriendly visits.
However not all was negative as the book gave great ways to stay active online in a safe manner.
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Not only did it help you stay safe but it prepared your online persona to the future of what you want to be. It turns out many business employees and colleges check your online profiles to see what type of person you are.
If you play it smart, and display a good online persona you may even land a job through sites such as Linked. Reading this book changed my perspective of how I conduct myself online, and I have already started teaching my sibling how they can post online and still be safe. Surely this should be a book for many teens that make up the social media online and at times may expose more than they should. As exposing too much may lead them to unfortunate events.
However we must be positive and be positive online, stay safe!! Feb 02, Raf rated it liked it.
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I borrowed this book from my local library. A very informative read with good details about how your privacy online is jeopardized on a daily basis. The authors provide good facts and describe various scenarios with examples on how your personal information is extracted both legally and illegally. They also provide some sound advice on how to protect your identity and what tools you may use to be more vigilant in cyberspace. I did not however think it was necessary to read chapters six and nine I borrowed this book from my local library.
I did not however think it was necessary to read chapters six and nine which dealt with managing your online persona and marketing yourself for success. These two chapters threw me off from the topic I wanted to focus on which was how to protect myself and my identity online.
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About Ted Claypoole. Ted Claypoole. Theodore F. He has long been charged with internet privacy issues as in-house corporate counsel for CompuServe and as assistant general counsel for Bank of America.
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Rate this:. Illustrates the depth and importance of a person's online persona and reputation, and provides strategies for building the best possible online identity. This updated edition addresses the newest ways that people live their lives online, the pressing legal changes that you need to know, and cutting edge technical developments and new ways to protect your identity and reputation. Edition: Updated edition. ISBN: Branch Call Number: Characteristics: ix, pages ; 23 cm. Additional Contributors: Payton, Theresa From the critics. Comment Add a Comment.