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What are Data Brokers Doing with Your Information?

Data brokers are bound by few regulations and it can be nearly impossible to complete a removal from whitepages, or any other data broker.

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What Exactly Do Data Brokers Know About You?

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 American consumer. What information are data brokers collecting? You’ve likely heard […]

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How bad is the 800 million-record First American data breach?

How bad is the 800 million-record First American data breach and can DeleteMe help homeowers who have their private home and personal data exposed? If you have owned a home or currently own in the United States in the last 15 years, it is likely your personal information may have been exposed. The information that […]

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Tax Day 2019: Don’t Give Away Your Personal Info

If you’re using a third-party service to help you file your taxes, you could be allowing them to sell your personal information. Use DeleteMe to ensure that your personal information won’t be exploited by data broker websites. When Filing Taxes, You Might be Giving Away Your Personal Information It’s that time of year again: as […]

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Featured Data Broker — TruthFinder: Opt-Out and Learn More

TruthFinder is a data broker that collects, posts, and sells personal information online. Use this free guide to learn more about TruthFinder, opt-outs, and information removal from DeleteMe. DeleteMe TruthFinder Review Removing yourself from TruthFinder requires you to fill out an opt-out form.  After that, your listing should be removed within 48 hours. Like other […]

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You Got a DNA Test Kit: Now What? Staying Private with Ancestry DNA, 23andMe

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 […]

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Featured Data Broker — ZabaSearch: Opt-Out and Learn More

ZabaSearch is a data broker site owned by Intelius that posts your personal information online.  Use this guide to complete a ZabaSearch opt-out and remove your information, or use DeleteMe to opt-out of all major data brokers. DeleteMe ZabaSearch Review Because ZabaSearch is owned by Intelius, you can opt-out of ZabaSearch through the Intelius opt-out procedure. Removing […]

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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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