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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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]