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Final Presentation CS408-03 By: Brittany Roy. My Book  Title:  Privacy Lost: How Technology Is Endangering Your Privacy  Author:  David H. Holtzman.

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1 Final Presentation CS By: Brittany Roy

2 My Book  Title:  Privacy Lost: How Technology Is Endangering Your Privacy  Author:  David H. Holtzman  Year Published:  2006

3 Overview  Topics discussed in book  Identity Theft  No-Fly list  Strategies for resisting privacy violations

4 Identity Theft  Most common information stolen is SSNs and mother’s maiden names  SSNs are important to one’s identity but are poorly protected  Marketing companies are guilty of buying information (ex. Doctors offices)  Example in book: Military would contact students asking for them to enlist

5 No-fly list  Made after 9/11  Not made public  You don’t know why you are put on the list  ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) sued the TSA to find out how many people were on the list  Caused a lot of problems

6 Strategies  Best strategy is to minimize the amount of private information you give out  The Ignorer:  Pretend there is no problem  The Avoider:  Duck situations when needing to give information  The Deceiver:  Strategic liars, give the wrong information  The Curmudgeon:  Cranky complainers who refuse to give out info.  The Vigilante:  Take matters into their own hands

7 Topic Applies  We discussed privacy in Chapter 2 of the Gift of Fire  Identity Theft  Giving out information

8 Recommend?  Yes, if you are interested in learning a lot more about Privacy.  You can learn a lot from this book if you are looking for ways to avoid giving out your information.


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