It’s often difficult to protect your privacy in the virtual world. Take every measure possible to stop spam, phishing, pharming, identity theft, scams and fraud. To help fight against malign virtual citizens, we have developed The Antihubris.com Internet, E-Commerce & E-mail Safety Resource Center. There are great resources at antiphishing.org, the Center for Democracy and Technology, the US Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), at the venerated online law resource - The 'Lectric Law Library, and of course Wikipedia.
(a quick reminder to
Mac, Linux, and other UNIX based system users: though your
OS is virtually impenetrable from viruses, etc., you can
still unknowingly pass malicious code to Windows users - so
you should take the same precautions and get the same
bomb-proof-as-possible anti-virus / spyware / adware, etc.
software that PC users are so familiar