PublicData.com is the number one resource for public records from local, state, and federal agencies. Since its creation on September 1, 1997, PublicData.com has been an industry leader in affordable access to Public Records. Through the constant addition of new databases, a user friendly website, and top-notch customer support, PublicData.com strives to provide you with a quality experience and give you what you want to know when you need to know it. We remain dedicated to the idea that all citizens of our free society should have access to all of the records that government collects* and will continue to offer you what you want and need.
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*PublicData.com does not provide information critical to national security and information involved in ongoing criminal investigation.
PublicData.com gathers and presents data from various government entities (directly and indirectly) and is in no way subsidized by any government.
Advanced Search is finally here! Have you ever had trouble finding a certain individual or business name on PublicData.com because you didn't know the exact format used? Have you ever needed to search on multiple criteria, like NAME and ADDRESS? Advanced Search was created to provide these capabilities (and much more). Enter as much information as you know, and records that match the most information will be at the top of the search results list. Advanced Search allows PublicData.com capabilities similar to popular search engines (i.e. Google, Yahoo, etc). It will take us some time to convert the thousands of databases available on PublicData.com to the new format, but we will be adding Advanced Search to more databases as rapidly as possible.
PublicData was started on September 1, 1997 and was originally incorporated outside the United States. In 1997, government attitude toward making access to public records easy and inexpensive was to confront those who did so with threats of prosecution and civil penalties. Ultimately, after some lobbying and law changes; PublicData was moved into the US in 2004.
Governments (federal, state, local) within the US generally remain opposed to the idea of PublicData.com and look for ways to discourage general public access to Public Records (simply put, governments view this as a loss of their power and control). It is common for opportunistic politicians or bureaucrats to jump onto manufactured stories of a criminal element using information from PublicData.com to perpetrate a crime. These "keepers of the public trust" are motivated by their own quest for power by duping the public into demanding that access to Public Records be restricted. Now to be sure, criminals have used PublicData.com but we work very aggressively with law enforcement to help assure conviction.
We remain dedicated to the idea that all citizens of our free society should have access to all of the records that government collects (except information critical to national security and information involved in ongoing criminal investigation). Likewise we will continue to lead the industry in "low cost" real-time access to Public Records. We will continue to add to the number of database offerings while providing better performance and more value. PublicData.com purchases all of its data from various government entities (directly and indirectly) and is in no way subsidized by any government.
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