You Can Now Ask Google To Remove Personal Information From Search Results

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Google is expanding its appeals process so you can request your personal information be removed from sites that may be displaying things like your address, your birthday, phone numbers, and more, or (a worst-case scenario) if someone is doxing you.

What is doxing? Doxxing is a form of cyberbullying that uses sensitive or secret information, statements, or records to harass, expose, financially harm, or exploit targeted individuals. You've heard the horror stories of kids posting taunts or someone blogging about another person, making false accusations about their character or beliefs. These can prove harmful not only to one's psyc