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Latest Online Privacy Company Stories

2013-06-04 08:39:00

CJA's Network of Judges Begin Second Year of DeleteMe Partnership to Remove Judges' Personal Data from People Search and Data Broker Sites BOSTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abine, Inc., the leading online privacy company, announced the renewal of an exclusive partnership today with the California Judges Association to provide its DeleteMe service to the Association's judicial members. Abine's DeleteMe is a subscription-based service that finds and removes personal data from some...

2012-11-08 08:41:13

BERKELEY, Calif. and BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While public debate about online tracking and Microsoft's Do Not Track continues, tracking of web users' behavior is growing at a startling pace. Berkeley Center for Law and Technology's Fall 2012 Web Privacy Census, based on online privacy company Abine's web crawling and analysis technology that powers its DoNotTrackPlus tool, determined that the use of third-party tracking cookies on the 100 most popular websites increased by 11...

2012-10-18 07:31:36

BOSTON, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month, Abine, Inc., the leading online privacy company, announced a new partnership today with the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) to support domestic violence victims in their need to protect their private information. The partnership will benefit the organization's members, employees, partners and affiliated domestic violence organizations across the country, and will provide discounted and...

2012-09-27 06:31:35

BOSTON, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Avira, the fastest growing anti-virus company, and privacy expert Abine, partnered to launch Avira Browser Tracking Blocker, which will allow Avira's 100 million users to stop web tracking with just one click. The feature is built from Abine's market leading DoNotTrackPlus (DNT+) technology, making it the most powerful and comprehensive tracking protection available in any security product. The tool will instantly empower users to choose...

2012-06-20 02:32:04

BOSTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abine, Inc., a Boston online privacy startup, announced an exclusive partnership today with the California Judges Association to provide its DeleteMe service to the Association's judicial members. Abine's DeleteMe subscription service finds and removes personal data from data broker websites and monitors them to ensure the data does not return. DeleteMe's operators will delete the judges' personal information, including their names,...

2012-06-12 06:29:40

BOSTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abine, Inc., a Boston online privacy startup, announced that its DoNotTrackPlus (DNT+) privacy app has surpassed one million downloads since its launch in February. Consumer concern about online privacy has grown consistently over the past year due to the Obama administration's online privacy efforts, proposed privacy legislation like SOPA and CISPA, and frequent privacy missteps by companies such as Facebook, Google, and Apple. Against this...

2012-05-30 06:29:37

BOSTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abine, Inc., the online privacy company and makers of the popular DoNotTrackPlus (DNT+) privacy tool, announced today it has been selected as one of the winners of the Red Herring's Top 100 North America Tech Startup Award. Red Herring announced its Top 100 award in recognition of the leading private companies from the Americas, celebrating these startups' innovations and technologies across their respective industries. Red Herring's Top 100...

2012-05-23 06:29:42

BOSTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abine, Inc., the online privacy company and makers of the popular Do Not Track Plus (DNT+) privacy tool, announced today it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Americas award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. Abine was selected as a finalist because of its commitment to improving consumers' control over their personal information on the...

2012-02-13 09:09:00

BOSTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abine, Inc., a leader in online privacy solutions for consumers announced today that is has filed a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint against BeenVerified.com, one of the largest background check websites and data brokers. Abine has found that consumers who stated their preference to be removed using BeenVerified's own opt-out system in fact showed up again in its online databases. Abine's DeleteMe service, which is now fully...

2012-02-09 08:31:00

BOSTON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abine, the leading provider of online privacy solutions for consumers looking to regain control over their personal information, announced today the official release of its new product, Do Not Track Plus (DNT+), a simple and effective tool that gives privacy back to consumers. DNT+ makes it easy for anyone to see when they're being tracked online and stop being profiled by social networks, large advertisers, and data collection...