Darius M. Fisher, president of Status Labs, has some important tips for Internet users who are concerned about their privacy. First, if you don't want people to discover your home address or phone number, you have to contact data brokers, like Spokeo and Whitepages, and opt out of their listings. It's a lot of work, and you have to check back with each data broker periodically, since they repopulate their information. If you own a domain, pay the extra free for privacy, otherwise, anyone can find your personal information on the WhoIs database. Fisher also warns people to assume everything they post on social media is public, regardless of their settings. He also suggests that you Google your name to see what links appear.
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