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Concerned about your privacy while using Tinder, Bumble, Hinge, OkCupid, Grindr, or other dating apps? You should be. Use this guide to stay safe while using dating apps. You Give Away Tons of Information to Dating Apps Today is Valentine’s Day, meaning a lot of people are doubling-down on their swiping. Dating apps have reported […]
Data Brokers like BeenVerified, Instant Checkmate, and MyLife are Making it Harder to Opt-Out Data brokers like BeenVerified, Instant Checkmate, and MyLife have new ways of crawling the web, making it more difficult to remove your listing from Google. DeleteMe experts know how to deal with these stubborn sites and remove your info. Opting-Out of […]
Concerned about your privacy while using a DNA test from Ancestry DNA, 23andMe, or other DNA testing company? You should be. Use this guide to stay private while using at-home DNA test kits. DNA Testing Can Seriously Compromise Your Privacy This holiday season, at-home DNA test kits were once again one of the most popular […]
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 […]
MyLife is a data broker site that publishes your personal information online. This free guide can be used to complete a MyLife opt-out and remove your listing, or you can use DeleteMe to opt-out of all major data brokers.
Ever want to delete things from the Internet? Maybe it’s an article, a picture, a blog post, an account, or a video. It’s not always so easy, but it can be done. We’ve spent years deleting people’s information, processing more than 10 Million consumer opt-outs from data broker websites with DeleteMe, and we’ve learned a lot. […]
It’s not just Equifax. The entire industry is full of itself, corrupt, and hawking services with close to zero value. It’s hard to find the perfect words, but the best descriptor for current identity protection is probably simple: “insurance fraud”. The problem of managing our identity online is real – we live increasingly digital lives […]
Why renew DeleteMe? It’s a question we get all the time. Your information is always being re-posted online. DeleteMe will keep you safe in the long-term. In 2012, we published an article about why DeleteMe is a recurring subscription, why we recommend renewing DeleteMe, and that it’s not as easy as a one-time fix. Now it’s […]
We originally published this post on our Online Privacy Blog, but we’ve updated it here as the story has progressed. (Originally published February 16, 2018.) After winning an astonishing $560 million in the Powerball Lottery, a New Hampshire woman became the subject of intense stress as she refused to give up her anonymity. It’s a […]
We originally published this post on our Online Privacy Blog, but we’ve updated it here as the story has progressed. (Originally published: May 30, 2018) In May 2018, Vermont became the first U.S. state to regulate data brokers that buy and sell personal information of consumers. Until now, major data brokers like Whitepages, BeenVerified, and […]