To sum up, we have a reputation-management company sharing a domain registration e-mail with a whole bunch of reputation-management websites. Most of those sites appear to exist to protect people who have appeared in news articles about possible scandals. Critics of those same people have faced an on-line defamation campaign and at least two denial-of-service attacks. The person who runs the reputation management company is a convicted hacker who claims to have changed his ways. He declines to explain why he entrusted his company’s domain to someone he had never met. He also declines to explain why similar reputation-management websites are registered to Eduardo Aponte, a rare enough last name to make it a remarkable coincidence that it’s also his last name.Read: "Who protects reputation for the Bolibourgeoisie?"
(HT: Guido D. Núñez-Mujica)
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