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Unsubscribe.com, the Los Angeles–based startup that makes security and privacy tools for email and social networking applications, has been acquired by TrustedID, a Palo Alto, Calif.–based credit and identity protection technology firm. Financial terms of the deal have not been announced.

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Unsubscribe.com, the Los Angeles–based startup that makes security and privacy tools for email and social networking applications, has been acquired by TrustedID, a Palo Alto, Calif.–based credit and identity protection technology firm.

Financial details of the deal have not been announced.

Unsubscribe.com makes some handy tools. Its flagship product was a browser plug-in that integrates with your email and allows you to unsubscribe from any mailing list with one click. This past summer, the company rolled out a new Social Monitor feature that shows the various safety levels of the applications that users have installed on their social media profiles like the ones on Facebook.

When I last interviewed Unsubscribe’s CEO, James Siminoff, earlier this summer, Unsubscribe.com had just under 10 employees based in L.A., and the startup had taken on $2.1 million in venture capital. No word on whether the team will be moving up to Silicon Valley or how many of them will be sticking around post-acquisition. But it seems that the company will live on within TrustedID; Siminoff wrote in a blog post regarding the deal:

I look forward to the next few months as we integrate the products. Also email and Social Monitor were just 2 of the features we had thought of, wait till you see what we are launching next.

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    I had never heard of it before, but unsuscribe.com sounds like a really helpful security technology. Unsubscribing from various mailing lists can be so tedious and more often than not, is ineffective. Excited to see what TrustedID will do with this technology.

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  3. Web app security startup Unsubscribe.com sells to TrustedID – http://t.co/VUDPfLHz

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