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How to Remove Yourself from PhonesBook

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PhonesBook is a data broker site that posts your personal information online.  Because PhonesBook is owned by Intelius, removing yourself from Intelius should also remove you from PhonesBook.  Removing yourself from Intelius requires you to fill out an opt-out form and verify your email address.  Your listing should be removed within 72 hours. 

Speed: 4, SlowDifficulty: 1, Easiest

How to Remove Yourself from PhonesBook, via Intelius

1. Go to their opt-out website, http://intelius.com/optout, and search for your listing.

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2. Find your listing and click “select and continue”.

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3. You will have to enter your email address to verify your opt-out request. Enter your email address (we recommend using a masked email), perform the CAPTCHA, and click “continue”.remove yourself from PhonesBook4. You will be shown a page saying that a verification link was sent to your email.

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5. Open your email and click on the verification link that was sent to you.

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6. You will be redirected back to the Intelius page, confirming that your request was successfully submitted.

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7. Next, you will get an email that your request is being processed.remove yourself from PhonesBook8. Wait for the final confirmation email. You should get this within 72 hours.

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