Mois : novembre 2009

ACLU Wants You to ?Demand Your dotRights?

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California has come out with a fairly interesting new initiative. Focused on protecting internet privacy and giving individuals control over their information online, the campaign prompts you to “Demand Your dotRights,” by…

Michael Fertik Discusses How to Prevent Social Media Hijacking

There’s nothing more frustrating, and potentially dangerous, than someone masquerading as you online. In a recent interview with the Austin American-Statesman, ReputationDefender CEO Michael Fertik shared some advice on how to keep your Internet identity secure and prevent people from…

Digimind et OTO Research publient le Baromètre du Buzz de 100 grandes marques

La moitié des messages concernant une marque provient de sources qui ne sont pas directement liées à son secteur d’activité.C’est l’un des enseignements de la version 2009 du Baromètre des marques lancé dès 2008.Dans le cadre de ses études récurrentes…

In praise of chunky buttons.

In my role of “guy who drifts around the office pretending to look busy” I’ve been overhearing a lot of discussion lately about tabs. The consensus seems to be that tabs are a great method for navigating around websites, except…

How Depressing! Woman Loses Sick-Leave Benefits Over Vacation Photos

Who would have guessed? Insurance companies can now deny mental health coverage thanks to Facebook photos! According to an article from CBC News,“A Quebec woman on long-term sick leave is fighting to have her benefits reinstated after her employer’s insurance…

Comparaison de discours autour d’EASP et PASP

2 nouveaux fichiers viennent d'être promulgués par décrets : le premier étend le domaine d'investigation des enquêtes administratives pour les candidats à la fonction publique ; le 2nd concerne les individus impliqués susceptibles de commettre des actes de violence collective.EASP…

Pros and Cons of Starting Your Own Blog

Starting a blog is a great way to show the world your unique identity. Even an “amateur” blog can let customers, friends, and coworkers know you are serious about establishing yourself online.Of course, exposing one’s self to the praise and…

FTC Releases Guide to Help Parents Talk to Their Kids About the Web

The Federal Trade Commission recently released a new guide to help parents talk to their kids about the internet. Released through the FTC program, OnGuard Online, the guide is titled Net Cetera: Chatting With Kids About Being Online.Here is a…

Google Scholar indexe le contenu juridique

Et voilà encore une attaque en frontal de la part de Google sur les territoires d’acteurs comme LexisNexis et WestLaw. Google a annoncé la semaine dernière que son service Google Scholar indexe désormais les contenus juridiques en full text en…

NameGrab Contest Winners Announced!

Thanks to everyone who commented on our post about the NameGrab launch last Monday. We’re looking forward to the next generation of reputation management on the Web, and for these lucky winners, they are one step closer.To Jason Wolf, Benjamin…