Candidates: Claim Your Digital Real Estate!
December 22, 2011
A pro-Democratic SuperPac has Google bombed Newt. Click on NewtGingrich.com, and you will be sent to a Tiffany’s ad, Freddie Mac home page or travel agencies specializing in Greek Cruises. Incredibly, Texas Governor Rick Perry has also overlooked locking up his dotcom URL.
One would have thought—given the prominence of another Google bomb that has linked another presidential candidate, Rick Santorum, to a scatological reference since 2003—that locking up one’s digital real estate in all reasonable permutations to prevent Digital Assassination would, by now, be Campaign 101.