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How DeleteMe Improves Google Search Results: Remove Whitepages, Intelius, Been Verified, and More

Listings from data broker websites like Whitepages, Spokeo, and Been Verified make it easy for hackers to find your info from just a quick Google search. DeleteMe removes these listings, in turn removing these search results from Google.

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Featured Data Broker – Whitepages: Opt-Out and Learn More

Whitepages is a data broker site that posts your personal information online.  Use this guide to complete an Whitepages opt-out and remove your information, or use DeleteMe to opt-out of all major data brokers for you.

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Ancestry DNA: Protect Your Privacy and Delete Your Account

Using Ancestry’s genealogy services and DNA testing could put your privacy at risk. Because of their wealth of genealogy and personal information, they are worse for your privacy than competitors like 23andMe, Helix, and MyHeritage. For the past few years, DNA testing kits have been one of the most popular holiday gifts–over Black Friday and […]

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Marriott Breach – 500 Million Guests’ Data Exposed

Marriott’s guest reservation system has been breached, exposing the personal information of approximately 500 million guests from over the past four years. DeleteMe can protect you from data breaches like this: we stop hackers from being able to obtain your personal information in the first place. Right now, DeleteMe is offering a free month of […]

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Featured Data Broker – Intelius: Opt-Out and Learn More

Intelius is a data broker site that posts your personal information online.  Use this guide to complete an Intelius opt-out and remove your information, or use DeleteMe to opt-out of all major data brokers for you.

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Your Voter Records are Being Sold

Yesterday, I woke up at 6AM to vote in Midterm Elections, in person, for the first time in my American life. I got there just as my polling station opened. There was already a line snaking all around the school hallway, full of people ready to cast their ballot. Most of these people had probably […]

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DNA Testing Kits: Does Privacy Matter to Ancestry DNA and 23andMe?

DNA Testing companies like Ancestry DNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage, Helix, and FamilyTreeDNA might be using your private information in ways that you don’t understand, and that puts your privacy at risk. If you haven’t used a DNA testing kit yourself, you probably know somebody who has. Companies like AncestryDNA, 23andMe, and MyHeritage promise to help you […]

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In China, Private Data is For Sale

We originally published this post on our Online Privacy Blog, but we’ve updated it here as the story has progressed.  (Originally published January 13, 2017.) The private data collected by the Chinese government’s mass surveillance program is for sale online, and it’s not that expensive. In the West, breaching personal data privacy in the interest […]

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Featured Data Broker – Been Verified: Opt-Out and Learn More

Been Verified is a data broker that posts your personal information publicly online.  Use this free guide complete a Been Verified opt out and remove your listing, or use DeleteMe to opt out of all major data brokers.  DeleteMe Been Verified Opt Out Review BeenVerified collects and posts all kinds of personal information publicly online.  […]

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Online, You Are Guilty Even After Proven Innocent

Online reputation is becoming more complicated than ever.  More and more people are having “Google problems”.  They usually look something like: a) someone got arrested, b) the local newspaper wrote about it, c) prosecutors dropped the charges completely, d) the person’s record was expunged (i.e., the record was wiped clean), but e) the original article […]

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