Research a few websites like Quora, Yahoo Answers, or Answers.com, and you’ll find countless discussions about how to remove your private information from the Internet. The fact is, your home address, telephone number, and even health records, are flagrantly being bought and sold by unscrupulous corporations known as data brokers.
Continue reading "Transparency and online privacy. What you need to know about online protection rules"
In 2014, Dutch student, Shawn Buckles, set up an online auction to sell off his personal data to the highest bidder.
Every bit of personal information went up for sale, including, location records, travel records, his personal calendar, email conversations, online conversations, browsing history, and his shopping preferences. Continue reading "Personal Data Is a Source of Income for Data Broker Industry"
If you’re reading this, you might be wondering, “How did this happen? I’ve never shared personal details about my income, address, or phone number, yet somehow, it’s posted all over the Internet without my consent! It’s a blatant violation of my rights! This must be illegal!” Does any of this sound familiar?
Creepy as it sounds, we’re all being watched all the time. The question isn’t what we know about privacy, but what we don't know about it. Continue reading "How Does Your Personal Data Appear on Countless Websites?"
You have many choices when selecting a service to secure your online privacy. To help you make an informed decision, we continue our in-depth analysis of competing services to see how they measure up against OneRep.com. So without further ado, let’s begin our OneRep vs. PrivacyDuck comparison. Continue reading "OneRep VS. PrivacyDuck"
We continue analyzing how OneRep differs from other competing services. Today's article will tell you more about Reputation Defender. The evidence collected will show you that even the pioneer in the online security industry has to improve a lot in order to stay afloat.
Continue reading "OneRep VS. ReputationDefender"
You have many choices when selecting a service to secure your online privacy. To help you make an informed decision, we continue our in-depth analysis of competing services to see how they measure up against OneRep.com. So without further ado, let’s begin our OneRep vs. DeleteMe comparison. Continue reading "OneRep VS. DeleteMe"
Selecting the right service to maintain your online privacy is no small thing. In our ongoing effort to help you make an informed decision, we offer a comparison between OneRep and Safe Shepherd. Continue reading "OneRep VS. Safe Shepherd"
For sure you’ve faced the following situation: you googled your name, found your private records on dozens weird sites. “How to protect myself and remove records from countless people-search sites asap?” — is a very popular request. OneRep found a solution that would save your time. Continue reading "Remove Yourself from the Internet with OneRep Opt-Out Instructions"
We asked our support managers Marina and Anthony to tell us more about useful tips to simplify and speed up the process of removing private information from the Internet. They use them everyday to remove hundreds of personal records and you will be able too! Continue reading "10 Life Hacks That Help Remove Private Data From the Internet"
If you’ve ever tried to remove private details about yourself online, then it quickly became apparent that there’s many obstacles blocking your path to true online privacy. The average consumer is completely unaware of the countless ways their private information is being used and shared. The people pulling the strings behind the scenes are known as data brokers, and they have a good reason to keep your information public — it makes them money. As such, they have no motive to remove your private information from their websites.
Here’s a few examples of how data brokers and people-search sites can make it difficult for you to remove your private information. Continue reading "Why It’s Difficult to Remove Private Information About Yourself from the Internet"