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Protect Yourself From Online Slander With Tips From Steven Wyer

STUDIO CITY (CBS)— If you're on the web, then you need to hear what Steven Wyer has to say.

Wyer is the author of "Violated Online: How Online Slander Can Destroy Your Life & What You Must Do to Protect Yourself," which educates readers about the dangers of the Internet with personal experiences of those who have been affected by slanderous statements posted online.

"Violated Online" offers a collection of examples from online slander victims and presents more than 50 specific tips that readers can follow to better prepare themselves for an unexpected online attack. For example, many people do not know that search engines retain emails for a period of time even after they are "deleted."

For more tips, visit the book online.

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