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    I-Team: Protecting Your Privacy in a World That Shares Everything
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    Tune in to News 4 at 11 p.m. each night this week to watch the I-Team's entire five-part series, "Protecting Your Privacy."

    In a culture obsessed with posting, liking and sharing – what information are we sharing and do we like how it can be used by others?

    A picture can be used to create a new identity as part of an online scam. When strangers overhear parts of our conversations or even just look at our clothing, they can find out exactly who we are with a simple Google search.

    PART I: Scammer Uses Sports Anchor's Photo on Dating Site

    I-Team: Scammer Uses Sports Anchor's Photo on Dating SiteI-Team: Scammer Uses Sports Anchor's Photo on Dating Site

    The I-Team has a cautionary tale about internet dating and is the person who you're speaking with really who they say they are. Pei-Sze Cheng reports.

    (Published Monday, April 29, 2019)

    With biometrics surreptitiously tracking and scanning us when we don’t even know it – do our faces even belong to us? Can we really expect privacy anymore?

    PART II: Is Your Cellphone Watching or Listening to You?

    I-Team: Is Your Cellphone Watching or Listening to You?I-Team: Is Your Cellphone Watching or Listening to You?

    It's a chilling thought, but your phone may be watching or listening to you. The I-Team's Andrew Siff reports.

    (Published Wednesday, April 1, 2019)

    While our government crawls to create legislation, they’re getting lapped as technology races ahead at a breakneck pace.

    PART III: 'Creepy' NYC Law School Task Reveals Personal Info Surprise

    Big data and social media companies are changing what it means to be a stranger among strangers. Read more here.

    'Creepy' NYC Law School Task Reveals Personal Info Surprise'Creepy' NYC Law School Task Reveals Personal Info Surprise

    You think you are a private person, but as it turns out big data companies are scraping the web and may have compiled more personal information about you. The I-Team's Chris Glorioso reports.

    (Published Wednesday, May 1, 2019)

    This week, the I-Team explores how we unknowingly forfeit our privacy, and what can happen to it once our information gets into someone else’s hands.

    PART IV: Facial Recognition Causes Concern Among the Public

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    Your face can tell people a lot more about you than you might think and in a new world your every move can be tracked. The I-Team's Melissa Russo reports.

    (Published Thursday, May 2, 2019)

    Your face can tell people a lot more about you than you might think and in a new world your every move can be tracked.

    PART V: Stalkers Hack to Harass Victims in Their Own Homes

    I-Team: Stalkers Hack to Harass Victims in Their HomesI-Team: Stalkers Hack to Harass Victims in Their Homes

    Law enforcement officials say harassers are increasingly using technology to get at their victims — tracking their every move. The I-Team's Jonathan Dienst reports.

    (Published Friday, May 3, 2019)

    Law enforcement officials say harassers are increasingly using technology to get at their victims — tracking their every move. Read more here.

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