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Protect your privacy!

Check out the Electronic Privacy Information Center's Top Ten Consumer Privacy Resolutions for the new year [via Dave Farber's IP list]. The executive summary follows.

  1. Engage in "privacy self defense."
  2. Pay with cash where possible.
  3. Install anti-spyware, anti-virus, and firewall software on your computer.
  4. Use a temporary rather than a permanent change of address.
  5. Opt out of prescreened offers of credit.
  6. Choose Supermarkets that Don't Use Loyalty Cards.
  7. Opt out of financial, insurance, and brokerage information sharing.
  8. Request a free copy of your credit report by visiting
  9. Enroll all of your phone numbers in the Federal Trade Commission's Do-Not-Call Registry.
  10. File a complaint.

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