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by 'Anil' Radhakrishna
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Are you building a WikiLeaks of your own life?

New York Times reports that there are now several people database websites that can aggregate personal information & present a dossier with your age, home value, marital status, phone number and your home address, even a photo of your front door. 
Snoops who take the time to troll further online may also find in blog posts or Facebook comments evidence of your political views, health challenges, office tribulations and party indiscretions, any of which could hurt your chances of admission to school, getting or keeping a job or landing a date. Many privacy experts worry that companies will use this data against users, perhaps to deny insurance coverage or assign a higher interest rate on a loan.


Like the way some weight loss clinics charge for each pound lost, there are sites that charge a price ($75-$99) for removing personal information from the top online databases!

Also see:
Say Goodbye to Privacy
Impact of online reputation on job recruitments

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