Internet privacy refers to the fact that once something appears on line, it is difficult or impossible to get rid of it. Sometimes we are unaware of what is public and what is private. As a result, it is important to be extremely careful when using technology, the internet and social media.

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Drones amongst us - what can we do about them?

A few weeks ago, a friend observed a drone in front of her house when she went to investigate an unusual sound. For about…
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Warning Signs of Tax Refund Fraud & What To Do About It

Tax related identity theft occurs when someone uses another person’s social security number to claim a tax refund from…
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Opt Out of Whitepages - updated March 2015

The sale of our personal data continues to be an increasingly lucrative business and simultaneously identity theft…
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What do you do when you or someone you know has been hacked or spoofed?

I'd like to tell you that I've never clicked on a link I shouldn't have clicked on, but that would be a lie. Do you realize…
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Anthem Breach: 7 Tips to Protect Yourself Amidst Attacks

Whether directly impacted or not, there are things we must all learn from the Anthem breach. The sensitive information…
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"Waze" free navigation app comes at high cost

On a rainy day with multiple accidents and horrible traffic, my friend activated Waze on her iPhone and we navigated flawlessly…
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Whitepages Opt Out - updated tutorial

The mass sale of personal information and data has become a highly profitable business thus it comes…
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Private Lives

Tammy Minn's article below is printed in the October 2014 print issue of Inland Empire Magazine. I am honored and…
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Facebook's New Privacy Checkup - Thumbs Up!

When an alligator cartoon offering a Facebook Privacy Checkup popped up while I was using Facebook, I assumed it was fraudulent.…
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Keeping personal information off the Internet

Before I'm hired to remove personal information from the Internet, clients understandably want to know if it will stay…

What You Need To Know About Spam Emails

Spam is an annoying online problem that can be found in emails, social media posts, group discussions, help forums and…
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A teen's take on virtual popularity

I can’t help but analyze the sometimes-dysfunctional way that people in my age group act online and on social media.…