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Top 50 Data Brokers

Top 50 Biggest Data Brokers in Google🤯

Use this interactive chart to explore the Top 50 Biggest Data Brokers (ranked by number of pages indexed in Google).

How Data Brokers Manipulate You

What People Search Sites are really good at is stoking people’s psychology. They have all of these devices that have been built up over decades through trial and error that are are designed to get people to take the next step, to garner more curiosity, to get them to complete a form or to get them to hand over their credit card.

What Data Brokers Know About You

Finding out that data brokers sell personal information of yours that you didn’t offer to them to begin with can be disturbing, and the fact that it’s gone unregulated for so long makes it a little bit scarier as far as the information that you can actually find out about other people now.

What Are People Search Sites?

Data brokers are companies that collect information on consumers and then sell that information to other companies. And the data broker ecosystem is vast.It’s a galaxy of companies that exist in this space. Most of the data brokers ordinary people don’t know who they are or that they exist. The ones that peek their heads out of the shadows the most are data brokers that we call People Search Sites.

How Data Brokers Moved Online

What data brokers would do is go out and scrape the web, and also gather public records databases for free. They could license data from companies like LexisNexis or Acxiom or Epsilon, and then they could just publish all of that information to the Web. They could put ads on the website, and then they would have millions of pages of content indexed in Google.

Who are Data Brokers?

Lawrence Gentilello, Optery CEO and Founder, and Heather Smith, Optery Data Broker Operations Manager discuss who are the data brokers and people search sites posting and selling your personal information online.

Spokeo: How to Opt Out and Remove Yourself from Spokeo | Step-by-Step Instructions

What is Spokeo? Spokeo is a data broker that uses a third party to collect public information. Each profile is presented and organized for searching. Their paid users can access complete personal details, while free users have limited viewing access to the people search results. Spokeo’s profile results includes: names, past & present addresses, personal …

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