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Ashley Madison Site Hacked – Offers Free Removal

After hackers allegedly stole the data of over 37 million Ashley Madison users, they are now offering a free removal. Ashley Madison is a married dating and extramarital affairs website. Their slogan is: "Life is short. Have an affair." The removal includes all information related to a member's profile and communications activity. The process involves a hard-delete of a requesting user's profile, posted pictures and all messages sent to the system users' email … Read More

Remove Your Name from

If you are registered to vote in Florida, it is likely that your full legal name, date of birth, address, voter id, party and race appear on New Hampshire Political Protester Tom Alciere's website. According to Tom Alciere's website, there is a new online option at the bottom of every page to request the removal of your voter information from his website. To do so, 1. Find your information on is website and go to the very bottom of the page. 2. Select the … Read More

CheaterVille Website Taken Down!

The website launched in 2011 owned by James McGigney has removed all of their user submitted photos of alleged cheaters. On their home page they disclosed that they are re-routing all of the indexed search results of cheaters to their home page. Since CheaterVille did theoretically not have a removal policy, we believe this is an important step toward shutting down websites like these. We don't know the exact reason the site was taken down but hope … Read More

Revenge Porn Website Owner Found Guilty of 27 Felony Counts

The website owner Kevin Blollaert, 28-years old was found guilty of 27 felony counts for created a revenge porn website where he posted more than 10,000 sexually explicit photos of women online to extort hundreds of dollars from each. He was convicted of 21 identity theft and 6 extortion counts. The case was the first of its kinds filed by the California attorney general centered around the now defunct website called In 2013, Gov. … Read More

Adding Yourself to the National Do Not Call Registry

Today, we are testing the National Do Not Call Registry and we're re-adding our business phone numbers, residential and cell phones to the National Do Not Call Registry. 1. Here's the link to the site: 2. Here are the Steps below. You no longer need a credit card. You can register 3 phone numbers with one email address. 3. To submit a complaint if you receive an unwanted call after your number was on the National Registry … Read More

Breaking: Who Owns BustedMugshots.coms &

For years, many of us in the Internet Reputation Management Industry that have no affiliation with any of these sites have wondered who owns them. Like many individuals whose photos have appeared on this website, we too have checked the Domain Name Ownership records and Hosting providers as well as other public Internet documents. In the past, there has been numerous amounts of conflicting information on the owners and operators. A December 2013 Inside Edition story … Read More

Who owns

As lawmakers including several potential class action lawsuits have pushed to get these sites shutdown are at the very least removed from the Search Engine Results, the identities or ownrers of these websites have finally become public knowledge. The identity the owner of one of the major mugshot websites appears to be Arthur D'Antonio who resides in Costa Mesa, California and operates ( and ( As those … Read More

Breaking: Who owns

For years, many of us in the Internet Reputation Management Industry that have no affiliation with any of these sites have wondered who owns them. One of these sites is Like many individuals whose photos have appeared on this website, we too have checked the Domain Name Ownership records and Hosting providers as well as other public Internet documents. In the past, there has been numerous amounts of conflicting information on the owners and … Read More – Site Owner Charged with 31 Felony Counts

  The website owner of and, Kevin Bollaert, 27 of San Diego, California was charged with 31 felony counts of conspiracy, identity theft and extortion by the California State Attorney General's Office. If you were victimized by this website, see the link below for filing a complaint. As part of the public posting, required the full name of the person, location, age and Facebook Profile Link. The second … Read More – Brian Holloway – Brings Minors & Internet Privacy to the Forefront

Ex-NFL star and Stanford Alum Brian Holloway is indirectly bringing the issue of Internet Privacy and Minors to the national media with his website On Labor Day Weekend, approximately 300 house-crashing teens were partying at his vacant Rensselaer County Vacation Home. It caused $20,000 in estimated damages. The photos and names of these teens, many posted by those at the party, are now indexed by the Search Engines and have become a permanent … Read More

Vine App Privacy Settings – How to Make Vine Private

Vine is the mobile service that lets users create and share short looping videos. All videos published to Vine are public like Twitter posts. Since you can't currently make these videos private, here are recommended privacy settings for your Vine App including information about deleting a video post and blocking users. Vine Privacy Settings 1. Vine Videos - Videos you post to Vine will appear on your Vine Profile, Timelines of your Vine followers. You can also … Read More

How to Block a User on Instagram

Here are the steps to Block a User on Instagram. To block or unblock someone: Go to their profile by tapping  at the bottom of the app and searching for their name or username Tap  in the upper-right corner of their profile Tap Block User or Unblock User Reference Blocking People ( … Read More

Florida HB 677 – Mugshot Removal Bill

Finally, a Politician that understands Internet Privacy, Rep. Carl Zimmerman, D-Palm Harbor has introduced Florida HB 677, a Mugshot Removal Bill. With an Effective Date of October 1, 2013, the bill requires that operators of Mugshot Websites remove a person's name & information within a specified period after notice that person is acquitted or charges are dropped or otherwise resolved without conviction. It provides for a civil penalty against Mugshot Websites in … Read More

How to Disable YouTube Watch History & YouTube Search History

As a default setting, tracks both your Viewing History and Search History. Here are the privacy settings to disable the collection of this information. 1. Login to your Account. 2. Go to 3. Select the Videos you want to Remove from your YouTube Watch History then click [Remove] or click [Clear all watch history]. Click [Pause watch history] to disable the collection of this information by and … Read More

Facebook Timeline and Tagging Privacy Settings

After the Randi Zuckerberg Facebook Photo Sharing incident, it appears that most Facebook Users have not properly set their Facebook Privacy and Timeline and Tagging Setting. Here is's recommended Privacy and Timeline & Tagging Settings. Recommended Privacy Settings 1) Privacy Settings - Settings, Privacy Settings Who can see your future posts? We recommend you limit your audience for your default setting using the Custom Setting. To … Read More

How to Remove SchoolFeed from Facebook

SchoolFeed owned by acts like a Virus If you get the above screen, do not click Cancel. If you do, it will still act like a virus and post the original SchoolFeed post on your Wall to your Facebook Profile Page. SchoolFeed, was purchased in 2012 by the owner of You do not need this application, if you want to see your friends on, go directly to that site. There is no advantage to using SchoolFeed, it is predatory and … Read More

How to Remove or Change Your Yahoo Local Listing for Free

If you have a local business and want to Add, Change or Remove your Business Listing, Yahoo has a new website: We changed our listing at no-charge. It is similar to the process at Google Local and Bing Local. You can verify your business listing by email, phone or post card. The Yahoo Small Business Center has a URL that uses this interface. This process took about 30 days to change. There is a contact form to customer support if you want to … Read More

How to Change Your Business Listing for Free in 60 Days

Free Business Listing Add, Change, Remove 1. Go to and search for your Business. 2. If you business is listed, click on the link "Add, edit or remove a business listing". 3. You can go to ( and register for an account to claim the listing. They will allow to change your Business Listing Information. They estimated it would take 55 days to complete the change. 4. You can email … Read More

Rhode Island Voter Information –

Tom Alciere, Political Activist, New Hampshire Politician, Public Information Protester, Data Broker or whatever name you want to give him has launched a new website generated with public record data. This time it is that contains Rhode Island voters' names, dates of birth, phone numbers and addresses. Tom Alciere of Nashua, N.H. was forced to resign in 2001 from his seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives after it was discovered that he'd … Read More

How to Remove Yourself from CheaterVille

If any an ex-boyfriend, ex-girlfriend, ex-husband, ex-wife posted a message on James McGibney's CheaterVille site (see photo), it's virtually impossible to remove unless you know the identity of the  poster. The problem with the CheaterVille site is that is allows the poster to be virtually anonymous. The poster gets to write anything about the "alleged" cheater and the poster only has to signup with a email address. In fact if CheaterVille were served with a subpoena … Read More

How to Remove Banjo – Someone Just Viewed Your Profile

Banjo Notification - Someone viewed your Banjo Profile Are you one of the 2 Million Banjo ( users that is using the Banjo Mobile Application? This Social Discovery App works like many of the Dating sites and and sends a mobile notification to the user when you view their profile. Here are some tips for anonymous viewing on Banjo. Banjo Users - Although you see Twitter, Foursquare, LinkedIn and Facebook users, only registered Banjo users … Read More

How To Remove Trending Videos from Facebook – Socialcam Trending Videos

Step-by-Step Instructions - Remove Facebook Trending Videos In May 2012, Facebook launched a new Trending Videos widget that is automatically posted to your Facebook News Feed. What is intrusive about this feed is that the top videos are from Socialcam or Viddy, and to watch these trending videos you once again must install these Social Media Apps. In addition, the Facebook Privacy settings do not provide a privacy setting to enable or disable Facebook Trending Videos. … Read More

Mass Compromise: LinkedIn Passwords – 6.5 Million

LinkedIn is investigating the theft of 6.5 Million of its user passwords that have been publishing on a Russian computer hacking forum. The passwords are circulating in the form of a cryptographic "hash" which converts will let Hackers decipher your LinkedIn password. LinkedIn has 150 million users so it is possible your LinkedIn password was not compromised.That said it is recommended: Immediately change your LinkedIn Password If you use your same LinkedIn … Read More

Facebook Site Governance Vote – Voting Ends Jun 8, 2012 9:00 AM PDT

Facebook Voting Page Click Here - To Vote by June 8, 2012 9:00 am PDT Facebook Voting Information Page Click Here - Voting Information Statement of Rights and Responsibilities Explanation of Change to the SRR Revised SRR - April 20, 2012 Data Use Policy Explanation of Changes to the Data Use Policy Proposed Data Use Policy - May 11, 2012 Our Vote - Here's what out Voting Screen Looks Like To cast an "educated" vote, you would need to read the … Read More

How to Block Someone on Facebook in 5 Minutes

Editors Note: Is there someone that you want to block from seeing your Facebook Profile? Someone you don't want knowing your business? A Former Girl Friend/Boy Friend, Former Spouse, a Family Member, a Stalker, a person from High School or College, a Co-worker or someone who is driving you nuts and is simply being disrespectful in a Facebook Group. Here are instructions for Blocking that Person from Viewing Your Facebook Timeline or Home Page. This will also Block them … Read More

How To Remove Facebook Ads – Disable Facebook Social Ads in 5 Minutes

Step-by-Step Instructions for Removing Facebook Social Ads Here are instructions for removing yourself from appearing in Facebook Social Ads on your Facebook Friend's Walls like the one below. In most cases, these ads are served after you use the Facebook "Like" feature. 1. Click the Down Arrow next to the Home button and select Account Settings. 2. In the left Navigation, select Facebook Ads 3. Under Ads Shown by third parties, select Edit third … Read More

How to Remove Your iPhone Address Book from Twitter in 5 Minutes

Your iPhone Contacts are Stored in Twitter's Servers The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Twitter has acknowledged that after mobile users tap the "Find friends" feature on its smartphone app, the company downloads users' entire address book, including email addresses and phone numbers, and keeps the data on its servers for 18 months. Removal Instructions - Twitter Find Friends Address Book 1. Log-in to your Twitter Account. 2. Go to: Twitter Find … Read More

Is Facebook Stealing Your iPhone Contacts? Download your Data

Facebook's Enhanced Data Archive Now Lists Cell Phone Numbers Stored With Facebook's May 2012 Enhanced Data Archive Release, there is finally publicly available evidence to consumers that Facebook is copying cell phone numbers and email addresses from your perceived private and confidential iPhone Contacts and storing them. We downloaded our Enhanced Data Archive and noticed a new category "Address Book". In our Address Book, we found a random and chilling list of … Read More

How To Report Copyright Infringement – Website Content

If someone duplicated your content without your permission, you are entitled to request that they delete the page, remove the search terms and remove the entry from the Search Engines. We had this occur to some of our content recently where the stolen content was replicated word-for-word including the image links to our site. The website owner subsequently removed the content but the search engines were recognizing the duplicate content as well as the duplicated content … Read More

LinkedIn Privacy Settings – How to ensure your LinkedIn Account is Secure

LinkedIn Privacy Settings - How to ensure your LinkedIn Account is Secure From the LinkedIn Home Menu, under your name, select Settings. These are the settings under Privacy Controls. LinkedIn - Activity Broadcasts Setting De-select this box if you don't want others to know this information (the default is checked). LinkedIn Activity Feeds Select Only You or another option to display actions you've performed on LinkedIn (the default is … Read More RSS fee Internet Removal YouTube Account Twitter Internet Removal, Facebook