At the end of December, I reported at Search Engine Land on what what seems to have been a major change in Google’s internal policy. (See: Paradigm shift: Has Google suspended defamation removals?) Google has effectively begun to decline requests to remove defamation from its web search results, although it has been honoring those takedown […]
In my recent article, I predicted that the worst was far from over for Ashley Madison users whose personal information was exposed by the massive hacking. Indeed, our research has now uncovered that over 500 domain names have been registered, indicating that the next stage of this reputation apocalypse is about to happen.
Argent Media CEO, Chris Silver Smith, was interviewed recently by Gemma Birch of Webcertain TV on the topic of “Online Reputation Management – The Dark Side of the Internet”. Description: “It has never been easier to create smear campaigns and publish defamatory content online – and the impact of such campaigns on individuals can be […]