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6 Ways to Outsmart Data Brokers

by Kelly Dilworth, Fox News Network

Think twice about the trail of information you leave behind when you go about your day. Unlike consumer reporting agencies, data brokers aren’t subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act – they don’t have to tell you what they’re collecting, nor do they have to correct your information if it’s wrong. The Federal Trade Commission has asked Congress to step in and regulate the information data brokers are collecting so you have more control over your data. But until that happens, it’s up to you to keep an eye on the information you’re disclosing and protect what privacy you have left. Read More ›