The previous year has been marked by the largest data breaches in the history of cybersecurity. Hardly a week went by without news that some company had exposed and leaked consumer and commercial data. In fact, according to the Breach Level Index (BLI,) 1454 organizations in various industries failed to safeguard their databases, resulting in the entirety of their user’s information being exposed for all to see. And all this happened in 2017 alone.
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Dzmitry Bukuyazau, head of OneRep since 2015, discusses the company’s growth, plans for the future, what distinguishes OneRep from its competitors, and how online privacy companies can be useful at a time when Internet security is at stake.
Continue reading "“It’s undeniable. Our physical lives and online lives have merged into one.” An interview with the CEO of OneRep"
At OneRep, customer satisfaction is our top priority. The way you talk to customers has a big impact on your brand, and nothing delivers customer satisfaction quite like consistently delightful communication.
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OneRep’s audience is growing every day, which inspired us to reach out to you, our new friends and customers, and tell you more about our company, our team, and our overall mission.
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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?"
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"