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How to Be Invisible: The Essential Guide to Protecting Your Personal Privacy, Your Assets, and Your Life

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  • Posted February 19, 2011

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    Very informative.

    This book offers excellent and, for the most part, practical advice for living a private and secluded lifestyle. References are always provided, and although the information is sometimes outdated (which is no surprise at all, given the fact that technology and laws seem to change every day), but none-the-less this is a very good reference book.

    The only thing I really didn't like about this book was the fact that in order to live a really private life, you have to move from your present home and begin again. This is not possible for someone in my situation, but I can fully understand how real privacy cannot be achieved without doing so. The damage has already been done and the groundwork already laid for someone like myself who has spent the biggest part of their life in the same home with the same address.

    If you plan on moving to a new home, or have the means to move to a different location, then this book is well worth reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2007

    great field manuel

    If you are tired of your nosey neighbor, if you want to give your bothersome relative the heev-ho, if all that crazy junk in your box is just irritating, then this field manual on the basics of invisibility is a great start for those of you seeking help. It is also good for those just seeking privacy away from prying eyes. Learn the use of the other name, how to set up those addresses, how to set up organizations to hide your stuff, protect yourself from internet scams, and id thieves, learn what to really do with that cell phone and pager. There are several levels for you to choose from so that you may gradually get yourself to that place where you feel comfortable. Of course nothing is full proof but if someone is snooping, depending on the level you're at, they'll have to really work for it before they get to those dead ends. This is a no brainer with very easy, clear instructions and great examples.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 16, 2004

    Great book for us paranoid folk

    This book highlights a number of ways to essentially disappear from society. Of course, I'm sure it's easier said than done but this book may just be the answer. In any case, this book offers insight into how your privacy can be violated and how to protect it from those who get paid to dig around in your personal life. I also recommend 'The Digital Umbrella: Technology's Attack on Personal Privacy in America' ISBN: ISBN: 1581124295

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