Intelius Tag Archive

DeleteMeHow-TosPrivacy

Why do I need to renew DeleteMe?

Your information is always re-populating and reappearing on Spokeo, White Pages, Been Verified, Intelius. Renew DeleteMe.   Back in 2012, we published an article about why our DeleteMe service is a recurring subscription, why it’s recommended that you always renew DeleteMe, and it’s not simply a 1-time thing. Now it’s 2018, there’s more data brokers and people […]

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What are data brokers? Spokeo, White Pages, Intelius, Been Verified, People Finders

Who are these Data Brokers? Spokeo, White Pages, Been Verified, People Finder Data Brokers: corporations that collect large swaths of personally identifiable information (PII) and package it all together to create “profiles” with identifying tags. These tags include everything from Social Security Numbers and birthdays, to the Type of Roof on your house and “motorcycle […]

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DeleteMeHow-TosPrivacy

Supreme Court Ruling on Spokeo vs. Robins and how it relates to DeleteME

Supreme Court ruling on Spokeo.com If you’re concerned about your personal information being out there in public online and especially if you’re a customer of Abine’s DeleteMe service, we thought you’d be interested in hearing about the recent Supreme Court decision concerning the data broker Spokeo.com.  Spokeo is one of the many data broker web sites […]

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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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Sticking it to the people search sites

Tell us if this situation sounds fair to you:  dozens of websites you’ve never heard of are publicly displaying and selling your personal information–your address, phone number, email address, family members, etc.–and profiting off it. The companies selling your personal info don’t ask you first if it’s okay, and you don’t make any money from […]

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