NO PRIVACY ON THE WEB

SNOOPING ON YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER

Want to see how much the world knows about you? Try this: log on to the World Wide Web, fire up a search engine (one of those Websites with names like HotBot or AltaVista that scour the Internet for key words), and type in your name. You're probably listed somewhere, especially if you've been mentioned in a newspaper or magazine article during the past few years.

Big deal. Now type in your Social Security number. If you're an official in the military, if you've filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or if you're a student or faculty member at...

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