|Forum: Webmaster General|
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|121:|| Internet Ad Revenues Drop 5pct In Q1 2009||June 8, 2009|
|122:|| Internet Gambling Legalization Bill to Be Considered by U.S. Congress|
"The Massachusetts Democrat said his legislation "will enable Americans to bet online and put an end to an inappropriate interference with their personal freedom."
|May 5, 2009|
|123:|| Oracle To Purchase Sun Microsystems for $5.6bn Net|
"Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation announced today they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Oracle will acquire Sun common stock for a total of $5.6 billion net of Sun's cash and debt."
|Apr 20, 2009|
|124:|| CAPTCHAs Get Smarter||Apr 17, 2009|
|125:|| Get The Most Out of Your Site Contact Form|
"Some sites don't have it, some have a page with an email that you click and opens your email client, and some others put the email as a gif image to avoid being scanned on the web and receive spam. All of the previous cases are wasting the potential and benefits of a contact form."
|Apr 7, 2009|
|126:|| Web and Internet Ethics For Beginners|
"What are some common ethical traps that a noob may be tempted to fall into?"
|Mar 28, 2009|
|127:|| How To Make Bad Economic Times Less Bad|
"...just some simple tips to make these bad economic times a little easier."
|Mar 12, 2009|
|128:|| U.S. Politicians Propose Operators of Wi-Fi Keep Logs for Two Years|
"A provider of an electronic communication service or remote computing service shall retain for a period of at least two years all records or other information pertaining to the identity of a user of a temporarily assigned network address the service assigns to that user."
|Feb 20, 2009|
|129:|| Adobe Warns of Critical Vulnerability|
"A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9 and earlier versions. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system."
|Feb 20, 2009|
|130:|| U.S. January Search Share For Google Fell, With Gains For Others|
"Google saw its share of the search engine market in the United States fall slightly during January 2009, while its three largest rivals Yahoo, Microsoft and Time Warner's AOL each increased their shares."
|Feb 19, 2009|
|131:|| Webmaster Earns $10 Million Per Year in One Hour Per Day|
"How does he do it? He keeps things simple."
|Jan 15, 2009|
|132:|| Report: Online Bullying Is More of a Threat to Children Than Solicitation|
"...the report concluded that the problem of bullying among children, both online and offline, poses a far more serious challenge than the sexual solicitation of minors by adults."
|Jan 14, 2009|
|133:|| Top 25 Dangerous Coding Errors|
"The US National Security Agency has helped put together a list of the world's most dangerous coding mistakes."
|Jan 13, 2009|
|134:|| How To Stop Spam Submissions On Email Forms||Jan 8, 2009|
|135:|| Best WebmasterWorld Threads of 2008|
"A selection of WebmasterWorld best threads of 2008"
|Dec 23, 2008|
|136:|| Violating TOS Now, Legally, Appears The Same as Hacking|
"Web site terms of service, which end users universally ignore, suddenly have teeth: violating them is a federal hacking offense, punishable with jail time."
|Dec 1, 2008|
|137:|| Skype 4.0 Beta 2 for Windows Ready For Download|
"Skype has released 4.0 Beta 2 for testing today."
|Oct 1, 2008|
|138:|| World Wide Web Foundation|
"Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, unveiled today the World Wide Web Foundation, to fulfill a vision of the Web as humanity connected by technology."
|Sept 15, 2008|
|139:|| Internet Anonymity Being Reviewed By U.N. Agency With IP Traceback Initiative|
"The U.S. National Security Agency is also participating in the "IP Traceback" drafting group, named Q6/17, which is meeting next week in Geneva to work on the traceback proposal."
|Sept 12, 2008|
|140:|| More on The Pitfalls of Cached Pages and Internet Scrapers|
"Viewing these older versions of Web pages avoids the privacy risks discussed above: The copied pages are not on the company's Web site, so the company has no record of the researcher's activities."
|Aug 25, 2008|
|141:|| Your Website May Incriminate You: Lawyers Using Your Own Web Site Against You|
"The problem starts when you realize you may have content on your web site that could result in legal issues."
|Aug 25, 2008|
|142:|| Recaptcha: Is It The Next Step In Anti-Spam|
"Created by Luis von Ahn at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, the Recaptcha project scoops up words that optical character reading software has marked as unreadable by computers."
|Aug 18, 2008|
|143:|| Some Firms Tracking User Behaviour Without Explicit Consent|
"Several Internet and broadband companies have acknowledged using targeted-advertising technology without explicitly informing customers, according to letters released yesterday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee."
|Aug 12, 2008|
|144:|| U.S. Congress Expresses Interest in Web Privacy|
"We understand that many of the questions that you have posed to us and a number of other companies stem from concerns about that particular model for online advertising, but we believe that the vast majority of online advertisers, like Google, is not engaged in these practices."
|Aug 11, 2008|
|145:|| Hackers May Be Targeting Google Gadgets|
"It's not that Google is designing insecure programs."
|Aug 10, 2008|
|146:|| Net Address Bug: "Every Network is at Risk"|
"...fixes for the flaw in the net's Domain Name System (DNS) had focused on web browsers but it could be abused by hackers in many other ways."
|Aug 7, 2008|
|147:|| DNS Flaw: First Attacks Reported|
"The existence of the Domain Name System (DNS) flaw, which could be used to redirect browsers to malicious sites, was revealed at the start of July..."
|July 31, 2008|
|148:|| HP, Intel and Yahoo In Cloud Computing Research Data Centers|
"Chip giant Intel is teaming up with web firm Yahoo and hardware company HP to create virtual research centres for cloud computing."
|July 29, 2008|
|149:|| PDF Is Out Of Touch|
"I don't see that as a criticism against PDF. I like that fact that PDF is not for dynamic documents. It's what differentiates that medium from almost everything else on the Web."
|July 25, 2008|
|150:|| Is There a Future for CAPTCHA As It Is Now?|
"Is CAPTCHA even worth implementing still if it is so easily worked around?"
|July 17, 2008|
|151:|| DNS at Risk From Multivendor Cache Poisoning|
"On July 8th, technology vendors from across the industry will simultaneously release patches for their products to close a major vulnerability in the underpinnings of the Internet...This is the largest synchronized security update in the history of the Internet, and is the result of hard work and dedication across dozens of organizations.
|July 9, 2008|
|152:|| Hackers Hijack Critical Internet Sites|
"Turkish hackers Thursday defaced the official sites of the international organizations that oversee the Internet's critical routing infrastructure and regulate domain names,"
|June 28, 2008|
|153:|| Online Ad Sales Take a Dip, According to IAB|
"Spending on online advertising in the first quarter declined for the first time in more than three years when compared to the fourth quarter, the Interactive Advertising Bureau said on Tuesday."
|June 18, 2008|
|154:|| Skype Tests Public Beta V 4.0 With Added Features|
"The 4.0 test version invites users to post bigger photos of themselves, instead of just thumbnail images, to encourage callers to see and be seen."
|June 18, 2008|
|155:|| Report Highlights "Dangerous" Web Domains||June 4, 2008|
|156:|| Adobe Launches Acrobat.com - and releases Acrobat 9 (with Flash)|
With the public beta launch of the free services at Acrobat.com, Adobe challenges Google Docs, Microsoft Office Live Workspace, WebEx, and GoTo Meeting all at the same time.
|June 2, 2008|
|157:|| The Planet (EV1) Data Center Catches Fire - 9000 Servers Offline|
"...a transformer in The Planet H1 datacenter caught fire. The fire department required them to take down all generators. This significant outage is impacting around 9,000 servers and 7,500 customers."
|June 1, 2008|
|158:|| Free Dynamic DNS Services Pose Massive Security Threats||May 6, 2008|
|159:|| Massive Botnet Spamming Infestation Thwarts Standard Detection|
"There appears to be a botnet called Kraken infesting many machines, primarily home broadband users, on possibly an unprecedented scale with estimates ranging from 165K to 600K infected machines."
|May 1, 2008|
|160:|| AT&T Says Internet's Current Architecture Will Reach Its Limit By 2010|
"Jim Cicconi, vice president of legislative affairs for AT&T, warned that the current systems that constitute the Internet will not be able to cope with the increasing amounts of video and user-generated content being uploaded."
|Apr 20, 2008|