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How to Invent a Person Online

Is it possible to be truly anonymous in the digital world? Here is an example of one Aaron Brown who did. On April 8, 2013, I received an envelope in the mail from a nonexistent return address in Toledo, Ohio. Inside was a blank thank-you note and an Ohio stat...

The Extreme Measures One Man Took To Learn About Online Tracking

Aaron Brown has scruffy brown hair, a thin mustache-goatee combo, and one of those mouths that rests in a frown. He just turned 29. Last June, he completed a boater’s safety course from the Department of Natural Resources in Ohio, where he went to college. ...

Identity Theft Protection In Five Important Tips

Identity theft can and does literally happen everywhere and anywhere and it happens so often that it...