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An expanding market for personal information has prompted growing concern about privacy. Anyone can run a simple search for your name, city, and state to reveal a number of data mining websites eager to share and sell your private data. Such easy and immediate access to personal information poses a number of privacy and security […]
You probably haven’t heard of people search websites, but they know a whole lot about you. Also called “data brokers,” these websites make a business of collecting, publicly sharing, and selling your personal information on the Internet. In this post, I’ll show you how to delete personal information from one of the largest people search […]
We get a lot of questions from customers about why DeleteMe is a subscription and not a 1-time sweep of deletions. The reason is quite simple: your personal information often repopulates once we remove it. A simple way of thinking about it is that your DeleteMe operator removes your record, but new information is generated […]
We ranked the biggest people search websites based on customer service, ease of opting yourself out, and respect for privacy. Check out the best and the worst of these intrusive sites.
Think of it as an “undo” button for your online activity: most of what you do on the internet can be undone. Note to readers: we wrote this post way back at the beginning of 2011 and our DeleteMe service has changed a lot since then. We no longer offer custom deletion services like closing […]