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Naked in Cyberspace How to Find Personal Information Online

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ISBN-10: 0910965501

ISBN-13: 9780910965507

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Carole A. Lane, Beth Givens

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List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Information Today, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 586
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2

About the Web Site
Personal Records in Cyberspace
Welcome to Cyberspace (Check Your Clothes at the Door)
How This Book Is Organized
What Type of Research Interests You?
Types of Personal Records
Where Can I Find More Information?
Database Searching
Equipment and Software
Types of Online Database Vendors
Types of Data
Search Languages and Methods
Online Database Pricing and Fees
Copyright and Resale
Errors and Omissions
Information Professionals or Brokers
The Internet, Consumer Online Systems, and Personal Information
What the Internet Is Not
What Kinds of Personal Information Can You Find on the Internet and Consumer Online Systems?
A Few Sample Searches
Locating a Person
Searching for Assets
A Background Profile
A Word About Privacy
Privacy Laws
Technology and Personal Information
A Last Word About Privacy
How Personal Records Are Used
Locating People
Getting Started
The Problems with Names
Databases Used
Pre-Employment Screening
What Is Pre-Employment Screening?
Professional Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations
Motor Vehicle Records
FAA Airmen
Consumer Credit Records
An Alternative Social Security Number Screening Device
Earnings History
Education Verification
Employment History
Worker's Compensation History
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Records
Medical Records
Public Records
Combined Pre-Employment Searches
Other Pre-Employment Databases
Recruitment and Job Searching
Job Seekers
Job Openings
Tenant Screening
Credit Records
Public Records
Tenant Databases
Asset Searches
Who Needs an Asset Search?
What Types of Records Are Available?
What's Missing?
Competitive Intelligence
Who's Who?
Corporate Musical Chairs
Current Awareness
Where Have They Been? What Have They Done?
What Are They Thinking?
Stock Ownership
Business Predictions Hidden in Public Records
Identifying an Expert
How Are Experts Used?
How Can You Identify an Expert?
Prospect Research (Fundraising)
Campaign Contributions
Public Records
Telephone Directory Databases
Mailing Lists
Foundations and Grants Databases
Private Investigation
Public Records
Motor Vehicle Records
Telephone Directories
Not All Private Investigators Use Databases
The Internet
Further Information
Types of Personal Records
Biographical Book Directories
Biographical Books
Biographical Index Directories
Biographical Directories
Biographical News
The Internet
General Indices
Family Finder Index
Public Records Indices
Telephone Directories
Geographic Differences
Residential vs. Business
Subject Area
Added Content
Search Capabilities
Use Restrictions
Telephone Directories on the Internet
For Further Information
Staff, Professional, and Other Directories
Staff Directories
Professional Directories
Ancillary Directories
Mailing Lists
Telephone Directories
Other Directories
Magazine Subscriptions
Associations and Membership Groups
Warranty Registration Cards
Friends and Family
Telephone Inquiries
Government Agencies
Public Records
Online Mailing Lists and Spam
Mailing List Swapping
Finding an Existing Mailing List
Mailing List Expenses
Stopping the Junk Mail and Telemarketing Calls
News Directories
Television and Radio Transcripts
Combined News Databases
News Clipping Services, Current Awareness, and Selective Dissemination of Information
Online Newsgroups
Photographic Images
Photo Stock Agencies
News Services
Business Periodicals and Magazines
Missing Children and Loved Ones
Photos Included in Other Databases
Speech Databases
Quotations Databases
Professional and Technical Papers Presented
Published Articles
Published Books
Political Speeches
College Dissertations
Bank Records
Personal Bank Accounts
Unclaimed Funds
Business Bank Accounts
Business Credit and Company Financial Records
Public Records
Sources of Business Financial Information
Consumer Credit Records
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
Credit Databases
Searching the Credit Files
Credit Agency Reports
Consumer Credit History Reports
Employment Reports
Collection Reports
Consumer Reports
Address Update Reports
Address Verification Reports
Social Security Number Search Reports
Fraud Alert/Prevention/Detection Reports
Examples of Additional Credit Services
Credit Bureaus
Consumer Rights
Requesting a Copy of Your Credit Report
Foreign Consumer Credit Records
Limitations on the Records Displayed on Credit Reports
Criminal Justice Records
Criminal Justice Databases
Other Uses for Criminal Records
International Criminal Justice Organizations
Criminal Justice Bulletin Boards and Web Sites
For Further Information
Department of Motor Vehicles
Identifying Information on Individuals
Driver's License Data
Driving Records
Vehicle Registrations
Vessel Registrations
Vehicle/Vessel Histories
Problem Driver Pointer System
How to Access DMV Records Online
Regulations on Accessing DMV Records
Death Records
Social Security Death Index
Public Records Vendors
Cemetery Records
War Records
Deaths in the News
Deaths in Other Databases
Tax Records
Franchise Tax Records
Board of Equalization Records (or State Sales Tax Board)
Property Tax Records
Income Tax Records Within Public Records
Medical and Insurance Records
Medical Registries
Access to Medical Records
Medical Insurance Databases
Public Records
Motor Vehicle Records
Worker's Compensation Records
Mailing Lists
OSHA Records
Medical Details Viewed by the World
Concern for the Future
Public Records
Limitations of Online Public Records
Types of Public Records Available Online
Court Records Systems
Other Types of Records Available from Public Records Vendors and County Sites
Other Services Available from Public Records Vendors
Adoption Records
Adoption/Reunion Registries
News Groups
Adoption Information
Adoption/Reunion Publications
Adoption Legislation
Children Available for Adoption
Celebrity Records
Biographies and Credits
Upcoming Projects
Contact Information and Business Relationships
Online News Groups
Internet Sites
Celebrity Deaths
Genealogical Records
Standard Genealogical Record Formats
Soundex Codes
Where to Get Started
Genealogical Registries (Pedigrees)
Census Records
Church Records
Announcements (Newspaper, Meeting, Etc.)
Family Bible Records
Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records
Immigration Records
Land (Real Property or Deed) Records
Military Records
Combined Records
Political Records
Political News
Political Directories
Voting Records/Politics
Government Documents
We the People
Census Records
Other Demographic and Statistical Databases
Census Projections
Foreign Census Records, Demographics, and Statistics
Demographic and Statistical Publications
Where Can I Find More Information?
Adoptee/Birthparent Search Guides
Background Research/Investigative Reporting Books
Genealogical Research Guides
Internet/Web Searching Books
Locating People
Mailing List Directories
Privacy, Security, and Freedom of Information Books
Public Records Research Guides
Adoptee/Birthparent Search Publications
Competitive and Business Intelligence Publications
Fundraising/Prospect Research Publications
Genealogical Research Publications
Investigative Journalism & Private Investigative Publications
Mailing Lists/Direct Marketing Publications
Online Research and Database Publications
Pre-Employment Screening and Recruitment Publications
Privacy and Computer Security Publications
Property Management Publications
Adoptee/Birthparent Search Organizations
Asset Search Organizations
Consumer Credit Associations
Fundraising/Prospect Research Organizations
Genealogical Research Associations
Investigative Journalism and Private Investigative Organizations
Organizations Involved in Privacy Rights, Computer Privacy, or Freedom of Information
Process Server Associations
Professional Research Associations That Are Knowledgeable About Online Searching
Property Management Organizations
Public Records Research Organizations
Skip-Tracer and Collection Agency Associations
Tenant Screening Associations
Databases That Include Biographies
Book Directory Databases
Business Credit and Company Financial Databases
Professional and Staff Directory Databases
Other Directory Databases Containing Employee Information
General Encyclopedia Databases
News Databases
Databases That Include Photographs
Databases Containing Quotations and/or Speeches
Telephone Directories
Adoption and Reunion Registries
Consumer Online Systems
Public Records Producers and Vendors
Other Database Vendors
Companies and Associations That Can Help to Remove Your Name from Mailing and Telephone Lists
Have I Missed Anything?
About the Author