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  1. Google Algorithm Tweak Tries to Squash Mug Shot Websites

    If you've ever been arrested, whether or not you are guilty of the charges, your mug shot may be online. And a potential employer or neighbor might find that mug shot right in the search results when they perform a search for your name.

  2. The Dirty Lawsuit Could be First of its Kind in Reputation Management

    Jones retorts against arguments that defamation never occurred because of her guilty plea in 2012. A new retrial of Sarah Jones vs. Dirty World Entertainment Recordings, LLC is of particular interest to the reputation management industry.

  3. Google Not Responsible for Content of Paid Search Ads, Australian Court Rules

    The Australian High Court’s ruling overturns a Federal Court ruling from last April, which found Google guilty of engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct in four cases between 2005 and 2008 – based on a prior court decision that found a...

  4.’s Top Question of 2012: Will Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart Get Back Together?

    Was John Edwards found guilty? That was the top trending question of 2012 from Spoiler alert: apparently, yes. At least for now. The big question now: is KStew pregnant with the spawn of RPatz?

  5. Google Sued by Germany’s Former First Lady for Prostitution-Related Search Suggestions

    Google and former CEO Eric Schmidt were also found guilty of defamation in 2010 when the search engine suggested terms including “rapist” and “Satanist” for a plaintiff. This time, Germany’s former First Lady, Bettina Wulff, is taking the search...

  6. Vitaly Borker Gets 4 Years for Threats, Terror Used to Boost Google Rankings

    By May 2011, Borker’s gig was up and he pled guilty to charges of fraud and sending threatening communications. The former owner/operator of was also ordered to pay nearly $100,000 in restitution and fines as a result of his use of...