Online Privacy – Self Contributed Data

This is the second part of the Online Privacy series. I suggest you read the introduction before reading this but that’s up to you.

Self-contributed data can be the holy grail to a Private Investigator if you are something like a “tweetaholic” (compulsive twitter user) or a facebook addict. Although facebook has privacy settings, if this isn’t set correctly then it’s as good as publicly broadcasting your life. I know that adjusting your privacy settings can be a painful and confusing experience.

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Online Privacy – Introduction

What does it take for a stalker, employer, private investigator, government or even a fraudster to get to know about you nowadays? Well, not much! 10 years ago, it would have been very difficult for anyone to get any information about you but today, with the aid of the internet, this is very easy – especially for the youth of the western civilisation. In the next few articles I look to cover the following:

  • Self-contributed data.
  • Information about you put on by others.
  • Hackable data.

Each of which, I look to help you take the right steps to prevent breach of what you think should be private.

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