Call Don’t Click Update: Resources

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Toll Free number for accessing federally mandated free credit report:


For mailing, complete the Annual Credit Report Request Form and mail it to:

Annual Credit Report Request Service
P.O. Box 105281
Atlanta, GA 30348-5281

The Annual Credit Report Request Form is available online at: <>

Federal Trade Commission page on Free Annual Credit Reports: <>



Dave Del Torto of was instrumental in the early stages of this research.

Daniel Brandt of Public Information Research and provided information on the details of online ad campaigns and how the click flows work with affiliate marketing programs for both versions of the report as well as technical proofing for the report.

The report and June 2005 conference on Search Engines by Consumer Reports WebWatch was helpful in shaping the information about search engines and the official site.

Gary Mittman of Nami Media provided information about the “pay per click” business model and world.

Daryl Swensson, Technology Research Fellow at the World Privacy Forum, assisted in the proofing of the early report drafts.

L.K. Davidson provided editorial proofing of both versions of the report.

John Boak, Webmaster of World Privacy Forum, created the design for the report.

Jordana Beebe of Privacy Rights Clearinghouse provided particularly important feedback during the peer review process for the first version of the report.

Tips provided by the Attorney General of Michigan’s February 2005 consumer alert were indispensable in thinking through the consumer information in the report.




Roadmap: Call Don’t Click Update – Still be smart about ordering federally mandated free credit reports: Resources


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