The whirlwind of social media, online dating, and mobile apps can make life a dream—or a nightmare. For every trustworthy website, there are countless jerks, bullies, and scam artists who want to harvest your personal information for their own purposes. But you can fight back, right now.
In The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy, award-winning author and investigative journalist Violet Blue shows you how women are targeted online and how to keep yourself safe. Blue's practical, user-friendly advice will teach you how to:
Delete personal content from websites
Use website and browser privacy controls effectively
Recover from and prevent identity theft
Figure out where the law protects you–and where it doesn't
Set up safe online profiles
Remove yourself from people-finder websites
Even if your privacy has already been compromised, don't panic. It's not too late to take control. Let The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy help you cut through the confusion and start protecting your online life.
The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy
No Starch Press
Safari Books Online
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Violet Blue is an investigative tech reporter at ZDNet, Zero Day, CNET, and CBS News, as well as an award-winning sex writer and columnist. Blue is a well-known public pundit on privacy activism and bleeding-edge tech culture. She is a member of the Internet Press Guild and the Center for Investigative Reporting, as well as an advisor at Without My Consent. She was the first female podcaster and currently maintains a thirteen-year-old sexuality blog at tinynibbles.com. She is the author of over 40 books and anthologies.