Is a website that has outdated information about me allowed to charge me to take it down?

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Sometimes. Currently, no federal law gives you the right to prevent data brokers from collecting, sharing or publishing your personal information. In general you also don’t have the right to make most data brokers correct or delete inaccurate, incomplete or unverifiable information. If you live in California or Virginia, however, you do have the Right to Correct and can ask a business to correct your information after submitting a verified consumer request. 


If you pay to have your information taken down from one website, your information will likely only be taken down from that site. Others may still publish your personal information.