Tuesday 18 November 2008

Can you delete your digital past?

Computerworld had a very interesting article "Deleting your digital past - for good" about how you might go about taking down online information that you don't want to be available. As you might expect, it's not easy. The article offers three scenarios of people who don't want certain information to remain on the internet -and only one can definitely be fixed.
A whole industry known as "online reputation management" has grown up around helping individual clients and corporate clients suppress negative information online by creating more positive and search-engine-friendly postings.

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