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How people search sites (a.k.a. data brokers) get your information

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Who is searching for you? sued for deception

“Who’s searching for you?” asks this question to every visitor of its site, and according to a lawsuit filed in California on February 3, 2011, it lies about the answer.  For example, one victim cited in the complaint allegedly registered as “sfsf sdgfsdgs,” then received an email from saying that seven people were […]

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Spreading the word on removing yourself from background check sites: Part 1

A week ago, I–Sarah Downey, an attorney and privacy analyst at Abine–posted a reddit thread as LawyerCT on how to remove yourself from the background check site BeenVerified, as well as a few others.  I was sick of people search websites making it hard for people to delete themselves, so I figured I’d share my […]

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