Why the Best Online Identity Protection Is Just Being a Weirdo

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These are troubling times for internet identity, with passwords being ravaged and real names outed. How does a young web citizen keep himself secret and safe?

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By being a unique brand of nutjob, of course.

XKCD has given us handy password tips before, but this one might be my favorite. Remember: it's less important to ask a suspicious person something only they would know as it is to notice how annoyingly they answer it. [xkcd]

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