Data Retrieval

Search Engines and Private Information

Most people are unaware that search engines, mail servers, and free online services collect information you input into their web forms. Even more people are unaware that mail servers and search engines work together to create profiles on individual users. They do this to create advertising revenue for themselves, but they also create lists of information that can be susceptible to cyber terrorism. Nonpub.com suggests taking mind to what information you use when searching the internet and websites of ill repute. You never know when and to what extent a hack on a websites database may affect your private information. It is better to be safe than sorry when it […]

Data Retrieval

Private Information and Reverse Phone Lookup

The debate on what information is private and what information is public has been in the media frequently because of the NSA and other incidents of “information hacks.” What the majority of these discussions are bringing to light is the fact that certain information should be considered private in the eyes of the law. This includes medical records, financial records, and other specific personal legal documents. What this does not include is public telephone and cell phone information. Because public telephone information is not considered private in the eyes of the law, it is completely legal to perform reverse phone lookups on telephone and cellphone numbers. Isn’t Phone and Cell […]

Data Retrieval

How Private Information is Used to Harass and Violate Your Privacy

Marketing companies are out of control. It seems that no matter the regulations, some scrupulous marketers will continue to harass and solicit your attention. There are options to lower the frequency of unsolicited communications. The first thing you have to do is take control of how they get your information. This is much harder than most think. You have to actively think of all the ways in which people can get your contact information. How do they get my information in the first place? There are lots of locations and ways where your information can become public for solicitors to get a hold of and use to contact you. Obituaries, […]