ERIC Number: EJ547844
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Footprints and Fingerprints in Cyberspace: The Trail You Leave Behind.
Dern, Daniel P.
Online, v21 n4 p44-46,48,50 Jul-Aug 1997
Online users leave traces that others can find and use. Provides an overview of where and how users leave traces and what users can do to protect their privacy. Discusses Internet accounts; special files ("signature,""plan,""project,""file,""finger,""whois," and "vacation"); online use; e-mail and Usenet; patterns and trends; Web footprints and "cookies"; and server logs. (PEN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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