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I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did

I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did

Social Networks and the Death of Privacy

Social networks, the defining cultural movement of our time, offer many freedoms. But as we work and shop and date over the Web, we are opening ourselves up to intrusive privacy violations by employers, the police, and aggressive data collection companies that sell our information to any and all takers.

Through groundbreaking research, Andrews reveals how routinely colleges reject applicants due to personal information searches, robbers use vacation postings to target homes for break-ins, and lawyers scour our social media for information to use against us in court. And the legal system isn't protecting us—in the thousands of privacy violations brought to trial, judges often rule against the victims. Providing expert advice and leading the charge to secure our rights, Andrews proposes a Social Network Constitution to protect us all. Now is the time to join her and take action—the very future of privacy is at stake.

Log on to www.loriandrews.com to sign the Constitution for Web Privacy.
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  • Free Press | 
  • 272 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781451651065 | 
  • January 2012
List Price $16.99

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Is There Such a Thing as Privacy on the Internet?

Lori Andrews discusses the ways social media is being used against us by publicizing our private lives.

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Lori Andrews
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Lori Andrews

Lori Andrews is the director of the Institute for Science, Law, and Technology at Illinois Institute of Technology. She was named a “Newsmaker of the Year” by the American Bar Association Journal and has served as a regular advisor to the U.S. government on ethical issues regarding new technologies. Learn more at LoriAndrews.com.

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