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!  In addition to this online consumer alerts page, please also visit these Guardian eCommerce online consumer protection links: Online Safety Tips , Internet Fraud Protection Tips , Online Credit Card Fraud Protection Tips , and important Online Consumer Warnings . Based on the flood of recent online consumer complaints received: please consider the following recommendations to ensure your protection: Do NOT double-click 'submit' buttons. Unfortunately, some Web sites are double-billing clients. Review your ...
page. Tweets are publicly visible by default, however senders can restrict message delivery to their friends list. Users may subscribe to other author tweets—this is known as following and subscribers are known as followers . As of late 2009, users can follow lists of authors instead of following individual authors. 1 2 All users can send and receive tweets via the Twitter website, compatible external applications (such as, for smartphones ), or by Short Message Service (SMS) available in certain countries. While the service is free, accessing it through SMS may incur phone service provider fees. Since its creation in 2006 by ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Learn About Identity Theft - Identity Theft Protection: Protect ...
Simply put, identity theft happens when someone assumes another person’s identity in order to fraudulently obtain money, goods, or services. The results of identity theft include ruined credit ratings, unearned debt, unwanted debt collections, and sometimes even wrongful arrest. Identity theft is a malicious and onerous crime because most victims will not find out they’re a victim until the damage is already done, because it costs the victim so much, and because offenders usually get away with the crime. Reports of identity theft continue to increase at an alarming rate each year. As many as 10 million people fall ... market research, surveys and trends
Broadband Internet Connection | macromedia flash 5.0, high speed ...
Millions of people today are using the platform of Internet to share information, make new associations and communicate. In fact, the influence of the Internet is such that it has changed the way we shop, communicate, and learn new things. Right from individuals, businessmen, students to journalists, consultants, and corporate giants, everyone is using the power of the Internet to grow and establish their own identity in the market. What is Broadband Satellite Internet? Broadband satellite Internet is a great solution for those who spend a lot of time surfing the World Wide Web. The word “Broadband” is derived from ... market research, surveys and trends

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EPIC - Public Opinion on Privacy
Public opinion polls consistently find strong support among Americans for privacy rights in law to protect their personal information from government and commercial entities. The public considers opt-in--the principle that a company should obtain an individual's affirmative consent before collecting or sharing data--as one of the most important privacy rights. A March 2000 BusinessWeek/Harris Poll shows that 86% of users want a web site to obtain opt-in consent before even collecting users' names, address, phone number, or financial information. The same poll shows that 88% of users support opt-in as the standard ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Identity Theft Surveys and Studies: How Many Identity Theft ...
Recent Surveys and Studies from Javelin Strategy & Research, Better Business Bureau, Identity Theft Resource Center, Federal Trade Commission, Gartner, and Privacy & American Business   Javelin Strategy & Research Survey - February 2007 Javelin/Better Business Bureau Survey - January 2006 Javelin/Better Business Bureau Survey - January 2005 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - December 2004 Identity Theft Resource Center - September 2003 Federal Trade Commission Survey - September 2003 Gartner Survey - July 2003 Privacy & American Business Survey - July 2003 Javelin Strategy & Research Survey - February 2007 In February ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
You Want My Personal Data? Reward Me for It
Ian Wilkes, left, and Ginsu Yoon are the founders of Bynamite, which is testing software that monitors what ad networks and Web sites collect and assume to know about a user. LIFE, as they say, imitates art. And the way things work commercially today across much of the Web recalls that chapter in “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” where Tom cajoles his guileless friends into whitewashing Aunt Polly’s fence. They supply the labor, but he gets the reward. On the Internet, users supply the raw material that helps generate billions of dollars a year in online advertising revenue. Search requests, individual profiles on ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Census aims to (finally) move into the future
One, the quaint methods the government still uses (snail mail, pen and paper, door-to-door visits). Two, the skyrocketing cost ($14.7 billion for the 2010 Census). "There's got to be a better way," says Stamm, 54, a small business owner in Overland Park , Kan. "We just need to find a more efficient way to do it. Spending billions of dollars is ridiculous." The sentiment is shared by many. As hundreds of thousands of workers knock on doors this summer to collect information for the 2010 Census, momentum is mounting to drag future Censuses into the 21st century. This year's Census may be the last to ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

European Privacy and E-Commerce Alert December 2007
Brussels Privacy & E-Commerce Alert use and deployment of new and existing technologies to support the development of effective and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Machine Readable privacy Policy Statements
In addition to  a “human readable” Privacy Policy, all Web sites shall have a machine-readable privacy policy that alerts users automatically about whether site privacy practices match their personal privacy preferences. All Department of Commerce Web sites , except intranet sites not available to the public. To make it easier for users of public Web sites to protect their privacy while using U.S. Government Web sites.  None. December 15, 2003. The Privacy Provisions of the E-Government Act of 2002 require both a “human readable” Privacy Policy and agency use of machine readable ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
KB: E-Commerce privacy and security: Guidelines for University ...
This policy applies to all Princeton University departments authorized to sell goods and services, and collect payments over the internet. Where practices diverge from these guidelines, the relevant department or unit should inform customers of the nature and extent of the differences. Treatment of Customer Information Princeton web sites, or web sites of the University's business partners, covered by this policy may request personal information from customers in order to complete a transaction, for example, a customer's name, phone number(s), physical address, shipping address (if different), email address, ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Where does the line for credability begin an end in todays cross ...
Many people are abusing social networks and privacy to push products down to people who might not even be interested. On the other hand, yes, sometimes it is exactly companies present online which provide us with the best solution for a specific problem. But how do Social Media Marketers manage to stay on the right side of "the line" and when is the corporate message trusted.... I really dont think that it is an easy question - on the contrary... So many people just get so caught up in the online marketing thing that they start to abuse the personal privacy and personal interests... and the efforts go rapidly from productive to ...
How can I create an Intelligence Alert for ANY referring domain ...
I'm trying to find a way to have my account alert me when any referral source is sending me an increase in traffic above a given threshold.  Normally, it will be a source I hadn't expected or heard of though, so I can't preemptively create an alert template for the specific source. Any tips? Hi, Google Analytics provides common templates for you to edit and apply for your reports. Select from the list in the Alert Templates   section, and click 'Copy' to start editing the template for your own purposes. The slider you see on the Manage Intelligence Alerts customizations page is for ...