13 ways to protect your privacy this year

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 02 2007 @ 02:44 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
ICWT lists 13 ways to protect your privacy in 2007. Here's one of them:
Don’t Use Your Middle Initial. So many people make the mistake of using their middle initial in everyday life without realizing the impact to privacy. If your name is John Larry Smith, using your middle initial makes it much easier for database operators to connect records. While there are many John Smiths out there, there are not nearly as many John L. Smiths. In most cases, you can get away with removing your middle initial from your driver’s license, checks and most legal documents.

About the Author

Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

Loading Comments