Thanks to the dark patterns and opaque data governance policies of major web companies, some of whom make it actually impossible to have your data deleted from their systems, and others for whom deletion is a transient concept, there’s a need for a company by company playbook on how to engineer the deletion of your account and data from their servers.

Visit just delete me to find out how to delete your account and data, and let’s hope that as cloud services and privacy continues to mature, so to do our regulations and rights to have control over the data we provide, knowingly or otherwise.

Of course, this doesn’t help us where they’ve shared our data with third parties.