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Google Bomb: The Untold Story of the $11.3M Verdict That Changed the Way We Use the Internet
Google Bomb: The Untold Story of the $11.3M Verdict That Changed the Way We Use the Internet John W. Dozier Jr., Sue Scheff 0757314155 9780757314155 Our society has reached an all-time low. Simple keystrokes can now literally ruin lives, reputations,
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Google Bomb: The Untold Story of the $11.3M Verdict That Changed the Way We Use the Internet by John W. Dozier Jr., Sue Scheff

Our society has reached an all-time low. Simple keystrokes can now literally ruin lives, reputations, and cause years of suffering, and require exorbitant amounts of time, money, and sanity to rebuild a life and/or career that has been shattered by cyberbullying, Internet defamation, identity theft, privacy invasion, and so much more. There is even a term that has emerged intonbsp;our lexicon that describes the practice of manipulating the ranking of web pages: Google Bomb.Sue Scheff knows first hand about the devastating effects of Google bombing and Internet defamation. Her reputation was destroyed and she almost lost her business because of false and libelous statements about her and her business that went viral. Falling into a deep depression accompanied by agoraphobia, Sue could not escape the abusive attacks from strangers and the paranoia that accompanies such abuse. However, she fought back, and sued the figure head who launched the attack campaign and was awarded a jury verdict of $11.3 million--a case that has set the precedent for a massive debate on Internet regulation vs. free speech and Internet etiquette and safety policies.Because there is so much to navigate and know about the unknown and mostly unchartered legal territories of Internet usage, Sue has rounded up some of the worlds most preeminent experts on the newly emerging business of Internet law, including attorney John W. Dozier. In Google ??nbsp;Bomb , Dozier and Scheff offer a hybrid of memoir and prescriptive self-help, as well as a timely call to action that will arm readers with what they can do to avoid falling victim to cyber abuse, rebuild their own ruined reputations, or avoid unknowingly committing a crime against strangers on the Internet.Written with two markets in mind: those hundreds of thousands of people who are victims of Internet harassment and cannot afford legal council to help clean up their reputations, and those who have built a career, business, and personal reputation and want to be armed with protection and prevention techniques that will help them avoid falling victim to cyber bullies, hackers, e-vengers, and Phreaks.The true-life story of Sue Scheffs landmark lawsuit and the lessons she learned coupled with invaluable expert advice from anbsp;top Internet legal and reputation defense expert,nbsp; Google??nbsp;Bomb is a heavy-hitting, one-of-a-kind book that will likely spark debate, controversy, and save lives at the same time.nbsp

Author: John W. Dozier Jr., Sue Scheff

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 264

Publisher: HCI

Publication Date: 2009-09-01

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