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Privacy

Delete yourself from your iPhone or iPad with DeleteMe Mobile

We launched DeleteMe Mobile on January 14, 2013. It hasn’t even been a month, and we’re excited to already have thousands of users! Like our standard, web-based DeleteMe service, DeleteMe Mobile scours the Internet and assists with the removal of personal information from some of the largest U.S.-based people search databases. DeleteMe Mobile is designed to […]

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9 easy ways to beat identity thieves

Stealing your identity is big business for scammers, costing each victim an average of $5,000 a year. Luckily, there are some easy things you can do on your own to make yourself a harder target. It’s all about reducing the size of your digital footprint and keeping your data out of the hands of people […]

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How to protect yourself from any data breach

Data breaches are becoming the norm.  From Zappos to Playstation Network to Global Payments to LinkedIn, it seems like there’s another one every day.  There really is a black market for your data:  the Identity Theft Assistance Center reports that 8.1 million adults in the U.S. suffered identity theft in 2011, each of whom lost […]

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How to delete yourself from Spokeo.com

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 […]

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When delete means delete: the inside story of our FTC complaint against BeenVerified.com

You’ll need some background on our DeleteMe service for the following post to make sense:  our service deletes your personal information from many of the largest people search websites that list it.  These are sites like Intelius.com, Spokeo.com, and WhitePages.com.   We monitor your personal information online to ensure that it doesn’t return, and we […]

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