Cyber Utopia

Written by Kenneth L. Cluck III

Table of Contents I. What is Cyber Utopia? II. Free Internet Services of Today III. Who Ownsrepparttar Internet?

I. What is Cyber Utopia?

Cyber Utopia is a non-existent Internet. Itís a place where information can be sent anywhere to anyone in a matter of seconds. It is a place that truly does not exist though we are forced to think it does. We think we can spread our words to anyone throughrepparttar 139220 Internet, but what weíve been taught is a Cyber Utopia. A non-existent form of global communication, and our goal is to helprepparttar 139221 Internet come closer to this.

II. Free Internet Services of Today

Well, what kind of services doesrepparttar 139222 Internet allow us to have? Thoughrepparttar 139223 Internet is built of many computers and information is transmitted almost instantly from one end ofrepparttar 139224 world to another, Internet communication is not as easy as some people may think. You also need to find out how to reach your target; you do this through bigger websites. Though it is true thatrepparttar 139225 Internet is a place where you can transmit messages quickly, it doesnít mean business hasnít consumed it to cause people need more to dorepparttar 139226 same things.

Do you want a good place where your members can freely talk, but without paying any money? Itís hard to believe how much more Forum, or worst yet, Search Engine hosting costs so much more than normal web hosting. Most peopleís Forums or Search Engines may take up to a max of a few megabytes. Yet hosting services want to charge much more than actual web hosting. Even though it may be argued that they developed their software so it takes more, well, that is not true either. Forum software such as PhpBB and NavBoard are free forums software that not only offerrepparttar 139227 same and many times more features than paid forum software they do not contain ads and may freely be used, but than you need a good web host. One ofrepparttar 139228 best forum hosts is, offers forum hosting without charge and without ads, though you pay nothing is still a profitable business.

Thoughrepparttar 139229 businesses that charge a lot for script hosting (such as forum or search engine hosting) or put ads on what they host are trying to earn a profit. There are other ways of creating an income fromrepparttar 139230 services. For,repparttar 139231 forum hosting is automated and is just a reason for people to go torepparttar 139232 website, only has banners onrepparttar 139233 main page of Thoughrepparttar 139234 banners may not look good torepparttar 139235 average Internet user it insures their existence. And sincerepparttar 139236 forums they host do not have ads and are free, you can have a massive online community without having to give any money. This is whatrepparttar 139237 Internet is about, being able to freely share information. This is what tries to do.

How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Written by Gary Gresham

While nothing is ever foolproof you can learn how to protect yourself from identity theft. Identity theft isrepparttar fastest growing crime in America today with victims reporting new cases to authorities at an alarming rate. Last year alone in 2004, more than 9.9 million Americans were victims of identity theft scams. Those crimes cost them nearly $5 billion. That number of victims and their losses are probably much higher. Several cases go unreported because people are either embarrassed that it happened to them or have no idea where to report it when it does happen. First, here are a few ways to prevent identity theft so you have less chance of it happening to you. A very important step in learning how to avoid identity theft is to keep a close watch on all of your personal information and your credit report. Check your credit reports from all three credit bureaus at least once a year to see that everything is accurate. If you find an error, dispute it immediately so you can protect yourself against fraud. Similar names and similar social security numbers often get mixed up, or even worse, someone could have stolen your identity. Another way to prevent identity theft is not to carry your Social Security card or anything with your Social Security number on it in your wallet. Keep your social security number private because someone could easily steal your identity with your number. The same goes for your bank card pin number because it makes it easy for a thief who has stolen your wallet to help themselves to your bank account at an A.T.M. Other ways to prevent identity theft also need to be applied torepparttar 139187 Internet. If you userepparttar 139188 Internet, make sure all your security software like virus protection and spyware software is up to date. Be aware of Internet scams that ask for any personal or password information. Legitimate businesses will never send you an e-mail asking you to confirm your personal identifying information. So never give out personal information unless you initiatedrepparttar 139189 contact or you're absolutely sure who you're dealing with. Also be especially careful about giving your credit card number overrepparttar 139190 phone to telemarketers. While most companies are legitimate this is a popular way for thieves to obtain your name, address and credit card number. So what happens if you do become a victim and what is involved in reporting identity theft? Here isrepparttar 139191 information forrepparttar 139192 agencies you need to contact. 1. Contactrepparttar 139193 fraud departments of any one ofrepparttar 139194 three major credit bureaus to place a fraud alert on your credit file. The fraud alert requests creditors to contact you before opening any new accounts or making any changes to your existing accounts. As soon asrepparttar 139195 credit bureau confirms your fraud alert,repparttar 139196 other two credit bureaus will be automatically notified to place fraud alerts, and all three credit reports will be sent to you free of charge.

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