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Here's how to view, download, and delete your personal information online

Set aside lots of time and extra hard-drive space.
Download personal info

Imagine on that screen there's a never ending parade of internet privacy center sites.

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Yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a speech outlining the need for digital privacy reform, especially here in the United States where we don’t enjoy legal protection as citizens of the EU do under the General Data Protection Regulation.

One of the key rights Cook championed was the ability for people to access, download, correct, or even delete this personal information that many companies—from social networks to data brokers—use to profile us.

Many sites, in fact, already allow users to view and download their personal information, but trying to track it all down requires a lot of patience, as

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