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This online, open-access eBook tackles one of the most important concepts on the modern internet: your digital footprint. We take a comprehensive look at the evolution of the internet age and how that has shaped the way that we view our online habits. It goes into detail on where your information can be found, accessed, and sold by data brokers to large corporations. Additionally, it explains why you should care about protecting your footprint and constructive habits that will allow you to keep your information secure. Ultimately, this book will inform the reader that the use of online technology does not go without its consequences, so we should do our part to inform everybody of them.

This ebook assignment was published in December 2016 by: Claire Williams, Joey Visco, John Wegener, and Brittany Czodli as the final group project for a section of the IMS 201 class at Miami University.