Your Right To Privacy: Minimize Your Digital Footprint by Jim BronskillYour Right To Privacy: Minimize Your Digital Footprint by Jim Bronskill

Your Right To Privacy: Minimize Your Digital Footprint

byJim Bronskill, David Mckie

Perfect | June 28, 2016

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Hacking, snooping and data mining are commonplace in the digital era. At work, on the road and even at home, your personal information can be seen and shared and your privacy can be violated. Two veteran journalists have written a practical, easy-to-follow guide to minimize your digital footprint, protect your vital information and prevent sensitive details from being misused.Jim Bronskill and David McKie spell out the steps each of us can take to keep our important data out of reach while still participating fully in new technologies. They identify the pitfalls as well as the small moves that will help us avoid them. Your Right to Privacy makes an important contribution to enforcing our right to privacy at a time when governments, businesses and others want to know more about almost everything we do. This book follows the successful Your Right to Know by the same two authors.
Jim Bronskill is a reporter in the Ottawa bureau of The Canadian Press, specializing in security and intelligence, policing and justice-related issues. Bronskill also frequently writes about privacy in the digital realm, and has considerable experience using information laws to uncover stories. David McKie is an award-winning producer ...
Title:Your Right To Privacy: Minimize Your Digital FootprintFormat:PerfectDimensions:136 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.3 inPublished:June 28, 2016Publisher:Self-Counsel PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770402632

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Table of Contents

Foreword xiIntroduction xiii1 Privacy Through the Ages 12 Privacy at Home 51. Telemarketers 61.1 How to complain 82. Political Parties 93. A Wired House 113 Employee Privacy Rights 171. What Information Can Your Employer Collect? 182. Why Do Employers Need This Information? 193. What Steps Can You Take? 204 Online Security 231. Identity Theft 261.1 What to do if you’re a victim of identity theft 272. Spam 292.1 What to do if you’re a victim of phishing 30iv Your Right to Privacy3. Targeted Advertising 333.1 What to do to protect your browsing privacy 344. Social Media 395. Technology 445.1 Encryption 455.2 Passwords 475.3 Online banking 526. Transparency Reports 535 Traveling 551. Smartphones 552. In Your Vehicle 613. At the Border 643.1 Crossing into Canada 653.2 Crossing into the United States 674. At the Airport 695. Staying Secure On the Move 736 Pictures and Videos in Public Spaces 771. Do I Need the Person’s Permission? 782. What Rights Do I Have to Not be Photographed? 783. Where Can I Take the Photo or Shoot the Video? 797 Spying Eyes 811. Police 832. Intelligence Agencies 853. Video Surveillance 894. Drones 918 Information Requests and Complaints 951. Accessing Your Information in the United States 952. Accessing Your Information in Canada 96Contents v9 The Future 1011. Genetic Testing 1012. Wearable Devices 1033. Big Data 104Glossary 107Resources 1151. Privacy 1152. Fraud 1163. Blocking Cookies and Creating Passwords 1164. Transparency 1175. Encryption, App Security, and Smartphones 1186. Border Security 1197. Key Intelligence Watchdogs 1208. Information Requests 121Samples1 Phishing Email 322 Opt-out for Cookies 353 Google Chrome’s Do Not Track Option 364 Firefox Do Not Track Option 375 Microsoft Internet Explorer Internet Options 386 Personal Information Request Form 98 - 20160616