Naked in Cyberspace: How to Find
Personal Information Online Wins “Most Insightful
Book” Award at the International Competia Awards
June 4, 2003, Medford New Jersey—Information
Today, Inc. (ITI) is pleased to announce the book, Naked in Cyberspace: How to
Find Personal Information Online by Carole A. Lane has been named “Most
Insightful Book” by Competia Inc.
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“Step by step, it takes the reader on a journey on how to find
and then use some of the vast personal data available ‘online.’ Naked
in Cyberspace can help us understand what is, and more importantly,
what is not yet out there.” —John J. McGonagle
The Helicon Group
“One of the most interesting aspects of reading this book is
comprehending the wealth of information that is potentially available
on individuals.” —Stephen Lafferty
“We are thrilled that Naked in Cyberspace has
won the ‘Most Insightful Book’ award at
the International Competia Awards held in Montreal,
Canada, June 2–4,” said Tom Hogan, Jr.,
ITI Marketing Director. “There was stiff competition
and we are proud that its quality and significance
made it the winner.” Books were judged on innovation,
ability to present the product/process, usefulness
to professionals in Competitive Intelligence and Strategic
Planning, quality of the references, user-friendliness,
thoroughness of research, as well as clearness/clarity
of the information provided to the Awards.
An independent judging panel representing the top
professionals in the fields of Competitive Intelligence
and Strategic Planning worldwide chose the winning
book, according to Competia Inc. (http://www.competia.com).
Competia is North America’s leading consultancy
and training organization for senior executives and
analysts in Strategic Planning and Competitive Intelligence.
Competia Awards is an international recognition program
for professionals and communities who have created
superior applications for the field.
In Naked in Cyberspace, author Carole Lane surveys
the types of personal records and online services that
are available on the Internet. She explains how researchers
find and use personal data, identifies the most useful
sources of information about people, and offers advice
for readers with privacy concerns. With this book,
you’ll learn how to use online tools and databases
to gain competitive intelligence, locate
and investigate people, access public records, identify experts, find new customers,
recruit employees, search for assets, uncover criminal records, conduct genealogical
research, and more. A companion Web directory to this book provides links to
more than 1,000 key resources.
Carole A. Lane has been involved with personal records
as a designer of databases and information systems
and as principal of her own research firm, TechnoSearch,
Inc. She has served on the advisory board of the Special
Libraries Association and on the board of directors
of the Association of Independent Information Professionals.
She is a sought-after speaker on research topics and
on protecting the confidentiality of personal information
in the digital age. She is frequently quoted on privacy
issues in the media.
Naked in Cyberspace, 2nd Edition: How to Find Personal
Information Online (586 pp/trade paper/ISBN 0-910965-50-1/$29.95)
is a CyberAge Book from Information Today, Inc. It
is available in better bookstores everywhere through
Chicago-based trade distributor Independent Publishers
Group (IPG) or by calling the publisher at (800) 300-9868
[outside the U.S. call (609) 654-6266]; faxing (609)
654-4309; e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org;
or logging on to the ITI Web site at www.infotoday.com.