The public has never been more wrong than to attempt to protect identity by climbing on the band wagon known as identity theft insurance in the opinion of this author. Consumer privacy tactics will help the astute individual avoid identity theft through privacy living.
Is identity theft insurance an oxymoron?
Can identity protection be achieved by buying identity insurance?
What about Bubba having access to that great big ole database?
The power of marketing is a tremendous force laid upon those unwilling to critically think about the content of the suggestions. Throw in a celebrity-type or better yet, “a lazy man’s way to …….” and you have a start at catching the public in a trap that no sane individual would stick their big toe into in my experienced opinion.
I think identity theft insurance is a sham. I see it as a marketing ploy with promises that cannot be kept by the clerks and pseudo managers who try to sell it. They try to hook you in through fear tactics derived from what I believe to be skewed statistics and mass media attention, and this is based on my experienced opinion, too.
Who has access to the database that houses your most personal and confidential information?
Consumer privacy is the elevator to preventing identity theft
Keep your name, address, telephone numbers, e-mails, automobiles, employer, finances private and out of the databases that store the information of Joe Sixpack and you’ll be on your way to high-level privacy.
Now, how in the world do you do all of that?
Is it about time you exercised your right to privacy?
Start with the basics, of course.
Learn what you’re doing before jumping into the anonymous living arena.
For those who want to learn how the privacy experts do it, subscribe to a Free privacy course or three.
Grant Hall is the author of Privacy Crisis; Identity Theft Prevention Plan and Guide to Anonymous Living, an e-book that is available for purchase and immediate download.