The Wise Camel has an entertaining 5 Step Guide to Exacting Revenge that might worry anyone who is trying to control their online reputation.
Get revenge by controlling what information people find out about a person when a search is done on that person’s name. Here are the 5 easy steps to accomplish this...
The steps involve using blogs and other free services to set up revenge-blogs to say things about the person in question. Then, when people search for the name, your pettiness comes up first in the results.
I believe this post is done in fun, but the only counter to this happening can be deciding NOW to control my own online presence by setting up those spaces myself.
Thanks to George, who sent this to me offline.