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Information Privacy

The Internet is a fun place--but it can also be dangerous. Spammers, hackers, and identity thieves lurk in the corners of the World Wide Web, waiting to grab unsuspecting users’ personal information. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby show you how you can keep yourself safe by keeping your personal information private! You’ll learn how to recognize and avoid the most common scams used by these digital nogoodniks. You’ll also find out why it’s important to read a site’s privacy policy before entering with anyone you don’t know in real life. Finally, you’ll discover why it’s never a good idea to post information that you wouldn’t want your parents or teachers to see! So don’t be scared of the Internet; educate yourself, and be prepared!

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Why is Internet privacy so important?

What can I do to protect my privacy online?

If I can’t give out personal information online, then how can I sign up for newsletters or buy things?