As public shaming becomes more commonplace, it behooves internet users to update their privacy settings yearly, writes Julia Angwin in an op-ed for ProPublica. She provides nine suggestions for readers, like "deleting some data, securing communications, updating software, and making passwords longer," the report states. "The size of the problem and the difficulty of the solutions can be overwhelming," Angwin adds. "Just remember that whatever you do — even if it’s just upgrading one password or opting out of one data broker — will improve your situation." Editor's Note: Ryan Chiavetta reviews "So You've Been Publicly Shamed" for The Privacy Advisor.
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