Google’s search engine has become a verb in the same way as ‘hoovering’ became a synonym for vacuuming and ‘xeroxing’ meant photocopying. But not everyone wants to put all their data in Google’s basket. There are lots of alternatives to Google when it comes to search. Here are a few.
Removing your home address from “people search” sites is a long, tedious and sometimes costly process. So once you do it, you want it to stick. Unfortunately, says BoingBoing, this is not a one-and-done process. Even after you get delisted, your name will pop up in new databases.