Information Privacy Issues with People Search Websites: What can you do to protect yourself?

February 3, 2011 admin 0

At one time, when you wanted to know something about someone you would use a search engine like Google or Yahoo, but that is not the case anymore. There are hundreds of websites with your personal information listed that will provide your information to someone for a fee and some even for free. Many people always ask, “How did my information get on this site?”, and I often state, “You put it there.” Maybe not directly, but through various online activities such as Facebook and Twitter updates as well as signing up to purchase items online. All of that information is eventually collected and stored in some company’s database. […]