Invasion of Privacy!: Big Brother and the Company Hackers

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Pop-up ads, cookies, spyware, spam, junk mail, telemarketing calls. Rapidly evolving technology has made you a target and your personal information a desirable commodity. Your profile is out there and it’s available not just to the highest bidder, but to every bidder. Technology, advertising, the media, and government have converged to invade our privacy. Invasion of Privacy exposes the dangers and proposes a practical defense. Invasion of Privacy is about people; people who do good and evil things with ...
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Pop-up ads, cookies, spyware, spam, junk mail, telemarketing calls. Rapidly evolving technology has made you a target and your personal information a desirable commodity. Your profile is out there and it’s available not just to the highest bidder, but to every bidder. Technology, advertising, the media, and government have converged to invade our privacy. Invasion of Privacy exposes the dangers and proposes a practical defense. Invasion of Privacy is about people; people who do good and evil things with technology, people who are victims of technology, and victims who become avengers by turning the tables on the technology that victimizes them.

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  • Invasion of Privacy! is entertaining and simple to understand and it includes practical advice for average computer users.
  • Average computer users will gain enormous benefits from simple steps like avoiding strange file attachments, creating secondary e-mail accounts, scanning for viruses, updating their anti-virus software, browsing through a Web Anonymizer, flushing their browser cache, controlling cookies, deleting Web bugs, complicating and cataloguing their passwords and more!

    About the Author
    Michael J. Weber wrote Confessions of an Internet Auction Junkie, published by Prima Tech in November, 2000. Weber's career began on Madison Avenue where he produced hundreds of television commercials for America's premier advertising agencies. He then segued to Hollywood to pursue screenwriting. He's written over a dozen screenplays for major film studios. Weber began budgeting TV commercials and films on the first 8086 PC and has been a computer fanatic ever since. He has created and maintains several Websites including HIP2SELL.COM, an internet advertising agency, and HIP2BUY, an e-commerce site. When Inernet Auction Junkie was published he created a Web site and User Group for it too. He has auctioned more Kit-Cat clocks than anyone on eBay!
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Spyware, click-tracks, Web bugs, popups, spam servers, war dialers, junk faxes, telemarketing bots... you’re being spied upon, and the spies are getting more resourceful every day. This book will show you how to construct a virtual firewall between the spies and your life.

Michael J. Weber offers you a systematic plan for protecting every zone of your life, from valuable personal data (such as Social Security numbers) to your Internet presence. You’ll learn how to lower your profile, using all the tools that are available to you, from Do-Not-Call lists to web site opt-out pages, phony identities to Windows Media Player privacy settings. If you value the right to be left alone, read this book. Bill Camarda

Bill Camarda is a consultant, writer, and web/multimedia content developer. His 15 books include Special Edition Using Word 2003 and Upgrading & Fixing Networks for Dummies, Second Edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592000432
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 11/4/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael J. Weber wrote "Confessions of an Internet Auction Junkie," published by Prima Tech in November, 2000. Weber's career began on Madison Avenue where he produced hundreds of television commercials for America's premier advertising agencies. He then segued to Hollywood to pursue screenwriting. He's written over a dozen screenplays for major film studios. Weber began budgeting TV commercials and films on the first 8086 PC and has been a computer fanatic ever since. He has created and maintains several Websites including HIP2SELL, an internet advertising agency, and HIP2BUY, an e-commerce site. When Inernet Auction Junkie was published he created a Web site and User Group for it too. He has auctioned more Kit-Cat clocks than anyone on eBay!

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Table of Contents

Part I - The Invasion Chapter 1: The Death of Moore's Law: Koyaanisqatsi Chapter 2: The Target Is You! Layers: Players, and Privacy Zones Chapter 3: Opting Out: How to Create a Digital Doppelganger Chapter 4: Convergence: Everything Is Wired To Everything! Chapter 5: Tactical & Practical Digital Defense (Part 1) - The $2.2 Trillion Fax Chapter 6: Surveillance: Wherever You Go, There You Are! Chapter 7: The Cheap Toothpick Syndrome: Mediocrity and Hypocrisy Chapter 8: The Metaphysics of Hacking: Don't Eat Yellow Snow Chapter 9: Media Meltdown: The Politics of Piracy Chapter 10: Badvertising: How Madison Avenue Killed Rock 'n' Roll Chapter 11: Practical and Tactical Digital Defense (Part 2): The eBay Version of "Rocky" Part II - Zone Defense Chapter 12: The Computer Zone Chapter 13: The Internet Zone Chapter 14: The Public Zone

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