Atherton, California, Dec 18, 2012 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) --
Today Truth Seal Corp. announced that Vinton G. Cerf, Ph.D. has joined the TruthMarket(TM) Board of Advisors. TruthMarket is an online Marketplace for Truth Telling(TM). It provides ordinary citizens with a platform to "crowd-fund" and execute grass roots campaigns that publicly expose misrepresentations and false political, commercial and science claims, while highlighting true claims and offering cash rewards to successful campaign creators, sponsors and challengers.
Widely known as one of the "Fathers of the Internet," Dr. Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. He is known for his pioneering insights and innovative contributions to technologies that further advance the Internet and its important role is fostering open, global dialogue. Explaining his decision to join the TruthMarket Board of Advisors, Dr. Cerf notes that, "in a world of false dichotomies and factual denial, the TruthMarket concept seems set to clear away the fog of uninformed debate."
"We're very enthusiastic about Dr. Cerf joining our Board of Advisors. He will be adding important philosophical and technological insights to a growing cadre of reputable experts committed to challenging manipulative speech, false claims and distorted facts," said Rick Hayes-Roth, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Truth Seal. "Dr. Cerf's contributions to the culture of modern communication and his insightful positions have attracted a strong following of like-minded people supportive of truth in public affairs. We look forward to having them participate in TruthMarket campaigns."
"Truth Seal has been actively recruiting reputable authorities like Dr. Cerf for the Board of Advisors," stated Mark L. Feldman, Ph.D., Board Member and investor. "Advisors known for their high integrity are important to TruthMarket's mission to increase truth and trust throughout the information space." Feldman adds that "more announcements of public figures joining the TruthMarket Board of Advisors can be expected."
About Vinton G. Cerf, Ph.D.
Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and chief Internet evangelist for Google. Cerf has held positions at MCI, the Corporation for National Research Initiatives, DARPA, Stanford University, UCLA and IBM. Vint Cerf is president of ACM and served as chairman of the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and was founding president of the Internet Society. Widely known as one of the "Fathers of the Internet," he received the U.S. National Medal of Technology in 1997, the Marconi Fellowship in 1998 and the ACM Alan M. Turing award in 2004. In November 2005, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and in April 2008 the Japan Prize. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, and AAAS, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the Computer History Museum and the National Academy of Engineering. Cerf holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Stanford University and Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from UCLA and holds over 20 honorary degrees from universities around the world.
TruthMarket is a division of Truth Seal, a California Corporation. TruthMarket is designed to be popular online platform that enables everyone to campaign for truth in public dialogue. The primary objective is to increase truth and trust throughout the public information space - online and offline - by publicly exposing false claims and highlighting true claims. TruthMarket's ultimate goal is to predispose all public dialogue toward truth telling.
Marketplace for Truth Telling, TruthMarket and TruthSeal are trademarks of Truth Seal Corp.