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Web Psychos, Stalkers and Pranksters : How to Protect Yourself in Cyberspace

Banks, Michael A.

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ISBN 10: 1576101371 / ISBN 13: 9781576101377
Published by Coriolis Group Books, Albany, 1997
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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FIRST PRINTING of the First Edition. A fascinating discussion about the freaks, kooks, nuts, and psychos that infest the Internet and who delight in targeting, harassing, and destroying individuals and their reputations there, filled with advice on how to identify them and understand what they do, how, and why, and how to protect oneself to avoid these forms of human filth. Large-format wraps, contains illustrations, resources list, indexed, 376pp. A very nice copy. Very rare. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 00008907

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Title: Web Psychos, Stalkers and Pranksters : How ...

Publisher: Coriolis Group Books, Albany

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Provides step-by-step instructions for how to protect sensitive, personal information and how to avoid becoming an online target. Shows users how to track down those who may be harassing, abusing, or defrauding them. Alerts the reader to the presence of many kinds of online dangers and violations of privacy, including compromises of passwords and chat room impostors. Includes real-life examples of victims of online predators. Explains the mechanisms by which stalkers, con-artists, and pranksters create hazards and cause problems. Teaches Internet users how to effectively deal with online threats, either by prevention or defensive reaction.

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Michael A. Banks (Oxford, OH) is the author of 38 novels and non-fiction books, including several books about the online world. A full-time writer since 1983, he has been a contributing editor to Windows Magazine, Computer Shopper, and other publications. He has written for every major PC magazine, including Byte, PC World, and many more.

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