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Title:
Invasion of privacy : how to protect yourself in the digital age
Author:
Hyatt, Michael S.
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Publication Information:
Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, 2001.
Physical Description:
256 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780895262875
Format :
Book

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This book is a report of how the government, industry, individuals, and interest groups have access to personal information about you. The book contains valuable information that will help you get around Big Brother.


Author Notes

Michael S. Hyatt is executive vice president and publisher of Thomas Nelson Publishers


Table of Contents

Introduction: The End of Privacy?p. 1
Part 1 Understand the Threat
1 The Beast Comethp. 17
2 Corporate Spiesp. 31
3 Rogue Predatorsp. 47
4 Government Surveillancep. 61
Part 2 Decide What to Do About It
5 Making the Decision and Setting Goalsp. 75
6 Procedures and Disciplinep. 89
Part 3 Employ Appropriate Countermeasures
7 Computers and the Internetp. 107
8 Banking and Financesp. 131
9 Your Physical Address and Mail Privacyp. 149
10 Medical Recordsp. 159
11 Identification Documentsp. 173
12 Telephone and Faxp. 183
Epilogue: The Future Is in Your Handsp. 197
Appendix A A Privacy Self-Assessmentp. 201
Appendix B The Complete Privacy Checklistp. 207
Appendix C A Comprehensive Privacy Resource Listp. 213
Appendix D Establishing a Privacy Policy for Your Familyp. 221
Appendix E Public Servant Questionnairep. 225
Acknowledgmentsp. 229
Notesp. 231
Indexp. 249