More people are going online and the amount of personal information being “uploaded” to the web is a cause of concern.
The Associated Press suggests the following tips for safeguarding online privacy. Here’s an excerpt:
Avoid identifying information in user IDs, such as a first initial and full last name. Choosing a moniker that avoids any reference to your name, job or other personal attributes can make tracking more difficult.
Everything we do online leaves records, so please beware or be cautious.