Presentation on theme: "Final Presentation CS408-03 By: Brittany Roy. My Book Title: Privacy Lost: How Technology Is Endangering Your Privacy Author: David H. Holtzman."— Presentation transcript:
My Book Title: Privacy Lost: How Technology Is Endangering Your Privacy Author: David H. Holtzman Year Published: 2006
Overview Topics discussed in book Identity Theft No-Fly list Strategies for resisting privacy violations
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
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
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
Topic Applies We discussed privacy in Chapter 2 of the Gift of Fire Identity Theft Giving out information
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.