Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Cyberstalking….Are We At Risk?

" - Kathleen Baty is "chief operating chick" at Safety Chick Enterprises. The author, journalist, and motivational speaker was also the victim of a kidnap attempt at knife-point by an obsessive stalker."

My brother is always looking out on the safety front as far as the internet goes. Which is a good thing...which is something that a lot of us tend to forget about as we type our little fingers away throughout the week while posting on our blogs. And this just really caused me to take a moment and think, think, think. So, I just wanted to share this article with all of you to keep your guard up....
Article By: John Brandon

Published June 29, 2010

In the last few weeks, Christina DesMarais has lived in a state of fear.

The writer, triathlon runner and mother of four started a nutrition and fitness blog a few weeks ago and noticed someone kept posting nasty comments. Eventually, she started receiving hurtful e-mails as well. Last week, a letter came in the mail.

"I'm the middle-aged man in the turquoise junker or the teen in the silver Camero (sic) or maybe even the woman in the Suburban -- I wouldn't be caught running down my road again if I were you," the anonymous letter said....CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE

Have YOU had a cyberstalking encounter?

Is this something that has crossed your mind before as you're writing/tweeting/facebooking?

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