ClaimID and a number of other identity management were recently feature in the New Scientist article Don’t let cyber-spite ruin your good name.
So how can you protect your reputation online” Various companies are now offering to help, by managing what is written about you on the web. ClaimID, founded by Terrell Russell and Fred Stutzman, is a free service that allows users to collect, annotate and verify information that is either about them, or written by them, such as blogs, websites or news articles mentioning them. The result is a list of links to websites the users have approved. â€œYou can think of it as an online link resumÃ©,â€ says Russell.
This means that when people search for your name they will come across your ClaimID profile, which brings together all the online material you want. â€œThe things that are about you online, the people you know, the contacts you make – they all equate to a reputation,â€ says Stutzman.
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