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Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC)
Source: FBI

Main Web page for the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Internet Fraud Complaint Center ("IFCC"). Describes the IFCC as follows: "For victims of Internet fraud, IFCC provides a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of a suspected criminal or civil violation." From this page, consumers can link to an online complaint form. Also included is a link to tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of Internet fraud. Types Internet fraud covered in the tips include: Internet auctions, non-delivery of merchandise, credit card fraud, investment fraud, and Nigerian letter fraud.
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Internet Fraud Tips
Source: National Fraud Information Center

Detailed description of how to avoid becoming a victim of Internet fraud. Included are a general tips and tips regarding specific types of fraud including: advance fee loans, business opportunities, charity scams, credit card loss protection, general merchandise sales, Internet access services, job placement service scams, Nigerian money offers, prizes and sweepstakes, scholarship scams, work-at-home scams, bogus credit card offers, buyers clubs, computer equipment and software, credit repair, information and entertainment services, investment scams, magazine sales, online auctions, pyramids and multilevel marketing, and travel fraud. Some of the tips describe marketing practices that are illegal and list steps consumers should take if they have become a victim of fraud.
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EFF's Top 12 Ways to Protect Your Online Privacy
Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is a non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of citizens' rights regarding computers and the internet. This article provides practical tips for protecting one's privacy when online.
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CDT's Guide to Online Privacy
Source: Center for Democracy and Technology

Practical tips for protecting personal privacy when using email or visiting websites.
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