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How can you protect yourself online?

Don't let your guard down when communicating with strangers on-line. The major commercial services usually require that your real name and address be available to them, though you are often able to choose a pseudonym for participation in forums. And, once you leave the proprietary areas of the service and venture into that vast, unregulated frontier of the Internet, anonymity is the rule.

>>How can you protect yourself online?
>>What common sense protections are there for buying online?
>>What legal protections are there for buying online?
>>What about substitute goods?
>>Is it safe to give a credit card number online?


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