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Data Brokers

October 26, 2023
11 review sites that offer unbiased, expert, and regularly updated evaluations to help you choose the right data broker removal service.
October 2, 2023
These 10 websites list your personal information online.
September 13, 2023
White House holds roundtable session on “Protecting Americans from Harmful Data Broker Practices”; CFPB Director Rohit Chopra announces potential rule changes for consumer data reporting  With the prospect of Federal consumer privacy legislation like the American Data Privacy and Protection …
February 3, 2023
Well, what are data brokers? They are organizations that know your phone number, political affiliations, and dating preferences. They also know when you move houses, start a new job, and get a divorce.  Data brokers are companies that sell your personal information to complete strangers.&nbs…
June 24, 2021
By Rob Shavell, Co-Founder and CEO of DeleteMe. Corporate data breaches have become so commonplace that they barely register as newsworthy events anymore. The number of records compromised by hacks increased by 141% in 2020, and massive social platforms like Facebook and commercial sites like Ama…
February 24, 2021
Unhappy about the personal data that shows up when you Google your name? Here’s a guide to understanding where this information comes from and how you can improve your online privacy. Data brokers are companies that make money collecting and trading personal data belonging to consumers they don’t…
August 30, 2019
The data broker industry is somewhat of an anomaly in that they want you to know as little about the industry as possible. Despite being the arbiters of a personal information marketplace worth billions, they want as little publicity as possible, and they make it extremely difficult to remove per…
August 14, 2019
Data brokers are bound by few regulations and it can be nearly impossible to complete a removal from whitepages, or any other data broker.
August 7, 2019
Data brokers collect and store personal information on nearly every U.S. consumer. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) estimates that a single data broker company has information on 1.4 billion consumer transactions, totaling over 700 billion data points and 3,000 data segments for nearly every Am…
June 26, 2019
There is an entire industry out there committed to gathering and selling your personal information. They operate with almost no regulation, and many individuals aren’t even aware of their existence or how their information is being used.

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