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Internet Hoaxes and Urban Legend
Internet HoaxesHoaxes: a story or information which has no basis in fact.Urban Legend: a story about a person or place that is either false, exaggerated or misleading.
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Online Books
Avoiding Online Hoaxes By Therese Shea
Email Hoaxes: Form, Function, Genre Ecology by Theresa Heyd
AOL for Dummies by John Kaufeld
Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong's Hat by Michael Kinsella
Web of Deception: Misinformation on the Internet by Anne P. Mintz
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TechRepublic-Top 10 sites debunk Internet hoaxes About-Hoax List: Current Netlore  Urban Legends
Phone Scams and Hoaxes
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Online Resources
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Don't Spread that Hoaxs Symantec Anti Virus... Internet Email Warnings  Urban Legend Combat Kit
Articles
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Western Union Types of Frauds US Treasury Report Phone and Email Scams
AARP What to Watch for 2017 Gov't Agencies to Report Scams and Frauds
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