The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy: Practical Tips for Staying Safe Online

Violet Blue

nonfiction technology
informative fast-paced

168 pages | first published 2014

The whirlwind of social media, online dating, and smartphones can make life a dream—or a nightmare. For every trustworthy website, there are countless jerks, bullies, and scam artists who would 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 show 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.

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