"After registration you are presented with a dozen or so types of mailing lists (coupons, credit cards, catalogs, etc.). You can stop most of them with a single click. Others require printing out a form or going to another website", explains Arrington.
In the post he also briefly mentions StolenID Search, a company that will check if your credit card is published on the web.
LifeLock is another website, that fights Identity Theft and will put a “fraud alert” on your credit report. New accounts cannot be opened, if there is a fraud block on your credit report unless the company or person opening the account speaks directly with the credit bureau and gets a permission
This information can be extremely useful for library customers, who have identity theft problems. Read more at TechCrunch.