identity theft

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Politics, the internet and Net Neutrality

There is a battle raging over the connection you have to the internet. It has pitted taxation and overly zealous politicians between corporate power and those that decide the welfare of society.  It was dubbed Net Neutrality but the fight over your data is in the forefront, the connection speed, in reality, is just a …

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A BILL To restore Privacy and ensure security, to the citizens of the United States and its Territories

The Congress caters to corporations and refuses to uphold the privacy and security of American citizens. Here is a bill template created to be shared and forwarded to our lawmakers not as a solution but as a starting point. A BILL To restore Privacy and ensure security, to the citizens of the United States and …

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What Identity Theft and Term Limits have in Common

For years our election cycles have been stuck in the mire of corporate influence. Both Senate and House members spend a considerable amount of time each week raising campaign funds. Thus, congress is hooked on your data. Your representatives spend considerable time each week cold calling for donations to their campaigns. That is not what …

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Data thieves some call them data brokers

All around you data collection exists. You don’t even need to have a cell phone or use a computer. Credit card merchants and credit reporting companies sell your buying habits to anyone. Your local grocery store and drug stores track your purchases through loyalty programs. Data brokers buy information and sell it openly to criminals …

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Unrestrained data broker industry behind those pesky telemarketing calls

By Trip Elix On June 18, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that carriers can block unwanted calls. Many of the calls made by scammers and criminals use spoofed caller ID numbers. Many of them also ignore the “do not call” registry operated by the Federal Trade Commission. This practice is illegal and many of the …

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Anthem hack aftermath offers lackadaisical protection

An official announcement was given via email to some of those affected by the breech at Anthem. The data lost included the personal identifiable information to millions of its customers. Credit monitoring for 2 years is the prize, a mere $360.00 per person at full retail. From AllClear a company that does full service monitoring …

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