HOW TO BE INVISIBLE THOMAS DUNNE BOOKS ST. MARTIN'S PRESS NEW YORK REVISED AND UPDATED HOW TO BE M \ / IC THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL PRIVACY, YOUR ASSETS, AND YOUR LIFE J. J. LUNA This publication is for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for legal or other professional advice. If professional advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought to address the particular circumstances involved. THOMAS DUNNE BOOKS. An imprint of St. Martin's Press. HOW TO BE INVISIBLE: REVISED EDITION. Copyright © 2004 by Editorial de Las Islas LC. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoeve rwithout written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. For information, address St. Martin's Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. 10010. www.stmartins.com Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Luna, J. J. How to be invisible : the essential guide to protecting your personal privacy, your assets, and your life / J. J. Luna.—Rev. and updated, p. cm. Includes index (p. 279). ISBN 0-312-31906-1 EAN 978-0312-31906-9 1. Privacy, Right of—United States. 2. Identification—United States. 3. Computer security—United States. I. Title. JC596.2.U5L86 2004 323.44'8*0973—dc22 2003058770 First Edition: March 2004 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 21 A NOTE TO READERS This book is sold with the understanding that it is not meant to offer or replace legal or investment advice. Laws vary—what is legal in one state may be illegal in another. Laws and procedures also change frequently and are subject to different interpreta tions. Moreover, the general situation described in this book may not apply to your particular circumstances. Thus, no action rec ommended in this book should be taken without first obtaining the advice and counsel of a trained legal professional.