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Retailers

Retailers are important for providing the goods and services you need, but if they're not kept at bay by solid regulation and educated consumers, they will often abuse any advantage they can. Since I can't help by creating or enforcing regulation, I can at least help by educating consumers.

Read these guides to understand some of the tricks and tactics you might find used against you and what to do about it.

IDENTITY THEFT
How to Steal Identities - Why It's So Easy
Credit Freeze
Out and About Defense
credit-monitoring
id-theft-insurance
The Identity Theft Victim's Mini-Guide to Recovery
PRIVACY
The Geek Privacy Principle
Nothing to Hide
Data Abuse
RFID - Radio Frequency IDentification
Privacy Alias/Persona
Out and About Defense
INTERNET SAFETY
Online Addiction
The Consequences of Posting Online
Photo Safety
Tricks and Scams
Account Hijacking
Trusting Companies
PASSWORDS
Bad Passwords
Password Tips and Tricks
Password Protection
Password Mugging
Computer Security
E-mail Safety
Kids and Computers
Shopping Online
Retailers
All About Warranties