Tag Archives: Chris Silver Smith

Initial Interest Confusion rears its ugly head once more in trademark infringement case

Columnist Chris Silver Smith details recent trademark infringement cases in which site search results pages caused legal issues for retailer sites. E-commerce businesses should take notice! The post Initial Interest Confusion rears its ugly head once more in trademark infringement case appeared...

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Is Ripoff Report subverting Google take-downs?

Previously de-indexed Ripoff Report pages are reappearing and ranking prominently again in Google. Columnist Chris Silver Smith takes a close look at how the site is eluding Google’s page removal processes and how defamation victims — and Google — can fight back. The post Is Ripoff Report...

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Google thaws (a little) on defamation cases

Would-be-legal remedies for online reputation issues are still up in the air, explains contributor Chris Silver Smith, arguing that it may be time to amend the applicable legislation. The post Google thaws (a little) on defamation cases appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Paradigm shift: Has Google suspended defamation removals?

Columnist Chris Silver Smith takes a look at what could be a recent policy shift in Google's longstanding informal policy of granting court-ordered defamation removal requests. The post Paradigm shift: Has Google suspended defamation removals? appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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10 domain name secrets to repair your online reputation

If you're trying to fix your personal reputation online, looking toward your domain name is a valuable first step. Columnist Chris Silver Smith explains some options beyond setting up YourName.com. The post 10 domain name secrets to repair your online reputation appeared first on Search Engine...

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Are Search Engines Responsible For Reputation? Yes, Virginia, They Are. Big Time!

Columnist Chris Silver Smith discusses the legal issues surrounding online defamation, including search engines' role in helping (or harming) victims. The post Are Search Engines Responsible For Reputation? Yes, Virginia, They Are. Big Time! appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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10 Ideas: How To Fix A Damning Business Review

A bad review can hit your business hard, but columnist Chris Silver Smith has 10 ways to turn the negativity around and improve your customer care. The post 10 Ideas: How To Fix A Damning Business Review appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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