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Online identity class.pdf

  1. 1. Your Online Identity<br />Discovering Managing Controlling<br />Kimberley R. Barker<br />Emerging Technology Librarian<br />
  2. 2. Discovery<br />Find out what information about you is just a search away by mining the “deep web”.<br />The deep web is“World Wide Webcontent that is not part of the Surface Web, which is indexedby standard search engines.”<br /> –Wikipedia<br />
  3. 3. Characteristics of the deep web<br />Info in unlinked sites, so cannot be found with regular search engines (which depend on hyperlinks)Site categories:Dynamic; Unlinked; Private; Contextual; Limited access; Scripted; Non-HTML<br /> Vast- in 2000, the size of the deep web was estimated at 7,500 terabytes & 550 billion documents<br />
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  5. 5. Searching the Deep Web<br /><ul><li>Pipl.com returns results from:
  6. 6. Anywho
  7. 7. Spokeo
  8. 8. Whitepages
  9. 9. MyLife
  10. 10. PeopleSmart
  11. 11. Archives
  12. 12. Moore Library News
  13. 13. Ebay
  14. 14. Amazon</li></li></ul><li>pipl results are categorized:<br />Quick facts<br />Contact details: phone numbers & physical addresses<br />Background reports<br />News articles<br />Social networking sites<br />Vital records<br />E-mail addresses<br />
  15. 15. Let’s take a look at pipl in real time!<br />
  16. 16. More on searching the deep web<br />Kosmix.com: <br />“…combines deep and surface results, breaking them down into categories such as videos, documents, books, blogs, discussion forums, and websites.”<br />
  17. 17. Managing<br />Take steps to manage your privacy, and thus limit info that may be found on you.<br />http://www.butterscotch.com/tutorial/Facebook-Privacy-Settings-Pt-1<br />http://www.butterscotch.com/tutorial/Facebook-Privacy-Settings-Pt-2<br />
  18. 18. Controlling<br />Below is a list of companies who make your info available. To have your information removed, follow the links and follow the directions.<br />Public Records Now http://bit.ly/fIF1yZ<br />Ameridexhttp://bit.ly/hszkFl<br />Inteliushttp://bit.ly/cNyMW5<br />Piplhttp://bit.ly/frflWh<br />For a more exhaustive list: http://bit.ly/hNlnEb<br />
  19. 19. Controlling<br />Reputation.com<br />
  20. 20. Controlling<br /><ul><li>Take a more active role towards controlling the information that people can/will find about you with a service like Reputation.com“…the only reputation management services that can affect Deep Web results. The company’s monitoring tools will alert you whenever new information appears online, and Reputation.com offers products designed to remove Deep Web information if you find something you don’t like.”</li></li></ul><li>Controlling<br /><ul><li>Reputation.com offers different packages for controlling your identity</li></li></ul><li>Controlling<br />Let’s take a look at Reputation.com in real time<br />
  21. 21. Controlling<br />Removing your information from the web<br />Below is a list of companies who make your info available. To have your information removed, follow the links and follow the directions.<br />Public Records Now http://bit.ly/fIF1yZ<br />Ameridexhttp://bit.ly/hszkFl<br />Inteliushttp://bit.ly/cNyMW5<br />Piplhttp://bit.ly/frflWh<br />For a more exhaustive list: http://bit.ly/hNlnEb<br />
  22. 22. In conclusion…<br />All kinds of information about you is freely available on the Internet.<br />Pretending that it isn’t there is not the way to handle this.<br />Do the searches and discover what information is there.<br />Take steps to limit the information that is available about you.<br />

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