Reputation.com & Brand.com Blacklisted by Google – $70M+ Risk

If anyone had any questions, Google is *still* on a mission to squash reputation management firms that use questionable solutions that violate Google's policies. Plenty of smaller reputation management firms have been targeted by Google in the past, but Google had upped the ante by completely removing "industry leaders" Reputation.com and Brand.com from search results. …

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Why would Google Blacklist Reputation.com and Brand.com?

This is PART II : Reputation.com and Brand.com Blacklist by Google.  Google definitely had plenty to consider when it came to giving Reputation.com and Brand.com a penalty. Reputation.com and Brand.com have various different issues, but the general issue is that both organizations are competing head-to-head with Google’s SEO team and they are constantly pushing the …

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Competitive Intelligence and Online Privacy, NSA Leaks from Edward Snowden

In preparation for attending the Privacy Identify Innovation conference here in Seattle with peers, my recent conversations have been around the  kind of data that Edward Snowden and related NSA leaks stirred up. These conversations live in another dimension almost as spooky as the Twilight Zone. While the NSA is in the center of this …

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