ITRC Solution 14
Protecting Your Online Identity 

The need to protect your identity online has become increasingly important with the growing number of social networking and blogging sites available. Personality profiles and blogging about personal experiences creates a public record of your personal information. Once it is posted – it is nearly impossible to take it back.

The ITRC suggests the following tips to protect your identity online:

Related Links:

ITRC Fact Sheet FS 127 - Blog Sense

ITRC Fact Sheet FS 138 - Social Networking and Identity Theft


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