You've heard the saying - "Your reputation precedes you". It's especially true when it comes to the internet. Most of us have set up email accounts and websites; we belong to social media sites; we buy merchandise, play games, write blogs and reviews; and just search around. But you probably don't know that by doing those things, you're leaving a digital trail that could allow unscrupulous people to affect your life and livelihood. In our ongoing series -- "Virtual Violations" - we explore how individuals can protect themselves and their families in cyber-space.