The Federal Trade Commission has a website devoted to your identity, your privacy, safeguarding both, and steps to take when either is compromised. It includes limiting unwanted calls and email, computer security, online safety, and identity theft.
Search for your name using several browsers. You'll get a sense of your online presence and what other people can learn about you.
Conduct a web search for reputation tracking services; however, some services may have subscription costs.
The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. Most telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for 31 days. If they do, you can file a complaint at this Website. You can register your home or mobile phone for free.
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