While internet users express varying degrees of awareness about the availability of certain information, one’s home address and “your employer or the company you work for” are the most common pieces of information known to be online. Fully 35% of internet users say that their home address is available online, while 40% say their address is not available. Another 25% say they don’t know whether or not their home address can be found on the internet. Read More

Russell Heimlich  is a former web developer at Pew Research Center.