Privacy Tips

Discover Online Privacy Protection Service: An Entry-Level Data Broker Removal Tool

January 13, 2023
In late 2022, financial services company Discover introduced “Online Privacy Protection,” a new tool that removes Discover customers’ personal data from 10 select people search websites.  People search sites, also known as people finder sites …

10 Great Tips to Reboot Your Privacy Online

October 3, 2022
For Cyber Security Awareness Month we’re offering some great tips on how to reboot your privacy online. Online Purchases Stop using your real email and phone online; most browsers now have “hide my email” functionality built in.Use Apple…

How to Remove Your Phone Number From the Internet

June 27, 2022
Ever wondered how telemarketers get your phone number? Well, chances are, they found it online. Unfortunately, they’re not the only ones who can find it.  In fact, it’s likely your phone number has been bought and sold at least once along…

What You Need to Know About Google’s New Search Removal Policy

May 23, 2022
Google’s new search removal policy makes it possible to remove more of your information from their search results. The April 2022 change of their search removal policy is a rare bit of good news for privacy advocates. Before this change, you c…

Introducing the New DeleteMe Dashboard with Custom Removal and Deletion Requests

May 3, 2022
We are very excited and proud to announce the brand new DeleteMe dashboard and user experience complete with some awesome new features that we’ve been working on for quite some time! Over the past few months, we’ve been redesigning the overall…

Election Privacy Lessons Revealed By Abine’s “What’s My Vote Worth” Calculator

April 22, 2022
Last week, we announced the release of our “What’s My Vote Worth” calculator, with which individuals can enter anonymous information about themselves – like party affiliation, age, ethnicity, and voting history – to get a projected estimate of how…

How to remove personal information from internet

March 28, 2022
Have you just found that your personal information is available somewhere online you don’t want it to be? You’re not alone.  Today an alarming amount of personal information can be found online of virtually any US citizen. Even if you’…

How to Report Identity Theft

March 10, 2022
How do you go about reporting identity theft? Have you noticed credit charges or invoices that you don’t recognize? Or maybe you’ve been rejected for credit even though you have a solid credit history?  These along with rejection notices from …

How to Protect Yourself from Social Security Scams

March 9, 2022
“The moment you receive this message, I need you to get back to me on my department division toll-free number,” says a recorded voicemail message from a robocaller pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA).  This is t…

How To Delete Myself From The Internet?

February 17, 2022
According to research, 79% of Americans don’t feel secure with the way companies are handling their personal information online. And for good reason. The quantity of data breaches is rising dramatically and many consumers have had their person…

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