Online Identity Theft

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Using widely available Internet tools, internet thieves trick unsuspecting computer users into providing personal data, which they then use for illicit purposes, causing mistrust of online payment and banking services.  This book defines identity theft and studies how it is perpetrated, outlines what is being done to combat the major types of ID theft, and recommends specific ways that ID theft can be addressed in an effective, global manner.


OECD Policy Guidance on Online Identity Theft

The following are extracts from the OECD Policy Guidance on Online Identify Theft, which followed the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy in Seoul, Korea on 17-18 June 2008. 


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