The boom in social networking, blogging and forums on the internet has opened the stage for the average person to create change in the way we perceive companies, people, and products. For most people and businesses this can be a way to share great new services, products, and ideas. It also can be a recipe for disaster when somebody uses the web to ruin the reputation of someone else through defamatory and libel comments, or takes on a company for defective product, or poor services. Brent Franson of ReputationDefender.com discusses the state of art in protecting your personal and business identity on the web and the reasons you should stay vigilant on how you are perceived on today's internet law program.
- Name and address information, past address information, social security numbers, date of birth information, and next of kin information can be used in nefarious ways.
- People have lost jobs, clients, personal relationships, and more due to online slander and defamation of character.
- Internet defamation; the publication of a false or defamatory statements made on the Internet, can damage to your reputation, personal relationships and cause you to lose your job.
- Businesses have lost massive amounts of money and clients due to web defamation, internet libel, and slander, and/or unfavorable commentary on the web.
Announcer: Welcome to Defamation Law Radio. Internet defamation is as easy to perpetuate as a blog post or forum comment. Your online reputation is measured by the website’s return as Google search results. Do you know what people are saying in writing about you? This program is brought to you by Traverse Defamation Law. Internet defamation lawyers with frontline experience handling online slander and libel cases for clients like you. Contact Traverse Legal today and find out how to protect your online reputation.
Damien Allen: Good afternoon and welcome to Defamation Law Radio. My name is Damien Allen, and joining me on the phone is Mr. Brent Franson, Senior Director of Advanced Client Solutions for ReputationDefender.com. Brent’s also the president of the Online Representation Management Association. Good afternoon Brent and welcome to the program.