Monday August 22, 2011

Remove Yourself from People Search Websites

Don't like the idea that there is tons of personal information about you on the internet? This article outlines a few ways to get some of that info removed from the internet.

No, this isn’t a fluff post, and I’m not being paranoid. I just spent weeks investigating the process of having one’s personal data wiped from these sites and interviewing Sarah A. Downey, lawyer and privacy analyst at Abine. In case you’re wondering, this is a pretty scary thing to research and test on yourself. In one instance, I found my home address and a map with a simple search on one of the bigger websites, available without a purchase.

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