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1481: new post   URL Shortener Tr.im to Shut Down
"With so many URL shortening services out there, this was bound to happen to at least one of them: Trim is shutting down."
FooAug 10, 2009
1482: new post   URI Shortener Makes Partnerships To Protect Users From Malicious Links
FooDec 1, 2009
1483: new post   UKPlus Joins The BTLookSmart Network
"BTLookSmart today announced that it will be providing search solutions to Associated New Media´s (ANM) online sites that include UK Plus,..."
UK & Ireland Search, Marketing, Internet News and Information For Webmasters and MarketersJuly 22, 2002
1484: new post   UK:ICO Sends Cookie-Compliance Warning Letters To 75 Major Businesses
The list includes Amazon, Apple, the BBC, Department for Transport, eBay, Google, HSBC, John Lewis, Lloyds TSB, the Met Office, Microsoft, the National Lottery, Network Rail, the NHS, Sainsburys, Scottish Government, Tesco, the Cabinet Office, Virgin Media and Yahoo.
UK & Ireland Search, Marketing, Internet News and Information For Webmasters and MarketersMay 31, 2012
1485: new post   UK: Telco/Net Provider, BT, Ordered To Block Access to Pirate Site
In his ruling, Justice Arnold stated: "In my judgment it follows that BT has actual knowledge of other persons using its service to infringe copyright: it knows that the users and operators of Newzbin 2 infringe copyright on a large scale, and in particular infringe the copyrights of the studios in large numbers of their films and television programmes."
UK & Ireland Search, Marketing, Internet News and Information For Webmasters and MarketersJuly 28, 2011
1486: new post   UK: Sponsored Twitter Football Advertising Campaign Banned
The Advertising Standards Authority said that the messages did not make clear they were "identifiable as marketing communications".
TwitterJune 20, 2012
1487: new post   UK: Google To Delete Street View Personal Data
"Google is to delete the sensitive information, including full emails and passwords, it illegally captured from Wi-Fi networks when its Street View cars mapped the UK's towns and cities."
Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business IssuesNov 19, 2010
1488: new post   UK: BSkyB Bundles Internet With Satellite
"BSkyB placed a big bet on broadband on Tuesday with a 400 million pound plan to bundle high-speed Internet access with satellite TV, taking on telecoms giants BT, NTL and France Telecom."
Webmaster GeneralJuly 18, 2006
1489: new post   UK/EU Cookie Law: Sites Must Now Seek Consent
From Sunday, sites must obtain "informed consent" from visitors before saving cookies on a machine.
UK & Ireland Search, Marketing, Internet News and Information For Webmasters and MarketersMay 26, 2012
1490: new post   UK's Which? Webtrader Closing
A popular best practice scheme is closing in the uk: "...Sites have to adhere to all UK and Europe Consumer laws, and display terms and conditions to customers stating all their rights."
EcommerceJan 5, 2003
1491: new post   UK's Online Retailers Told To Change Websites To Meet Consumer Laws
More than a third of the UK's top online retailers could be breaking consumer laws, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has said.
EcommerceOct 12, 2012
1492: new post   UK's ITV Warns Apple Off Using its Brand For Apple TV
Apple has never confirmed plans for an "iTV" but expectations that it is preparing to launch one are gathering pace.
FooFeb 13, 2012
1493: new post   UK's ASA In New Online Advertising Remit For Websites
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority launches a cross-media ad campaign to raise awareness of regulation changes which will see its remit extended to cover marketing on websites from 1st March 2011.[br][br]As a result of the new regulation, marketing communications on companies' own websites and in other third party space under their control, such as Facebook and Twitter, will have to adhere to the non-broadcast advertising rules as set out in the CAP Code.
UK & Ireland Search, Marketing, Internet News and Information For Webmasters and MarketersJan 19, 2011
1494: new post   UK and EU Cookie Permissions Compliance
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the UK and EU Cookie Law and how to make your site compliant.
UK & Ireland Search, Marketing, Internet News and Information For Webmasters and MarketersApr 5, 2012
1495: new post   UK Users Seeing Glitched Google Logos
Reports have filtered in for a week that users in the UK are seeing strange Google logo glitches at selected ISPs.
UK & Ireland Search, Marketing, Internet News and Information For Webmasters and MarketersSept 5, 2002
1496: new post   UK Reopens Google Street View Investigation
Specifically it wants to know what type of data was captured; when Google managers became aware of the issue; how the news was managed and why the full range of gathered data was not represented in a sample the firm presented to it in 2010.
Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business IssuesJune 13, 2012
1497: new post   UK Pay Per Call Service by ingenio/MIVA to be Withdrawn
"The pay per call service offered by ingenio/MIVA will cease on April 5th according to an email I recieved from MIVA today."
Local SearchMar 21, 2007
1498: new post   UK Newspaper Drops Its Facebook Social Reader To Regain Control of its Content
Now the Guardian has said it is effectively shutting down its app and will be pushing readers from the social network to its website instead, so that it can retain more control over what happens to its content.
Facebook MarketingDec 14, 2012
1499: new post   UK Netscape OnLine to close
According to reports, AOL (UK) will close Netscape Online (UK) on June 27.
UK & Ireland Search, Marketing, Internet News and Information For Webmasters and MarketersMar 22, 2002
1500: new post   UK Net Numbering Project Under Way
"When finished the UK's national Enum directory will make looking up net phone numbers like finding a website."
Webmaster GeneralNov 28, 2007
1501: new post   UK ICO: Google Didn't Take "Significant" Details Over WiFi
"On the basis of the samples we saw, we are satisfied so far that it is unlikely that Google will have captured significant amounts of personal data."
Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business IssuesJuly 29, 2010
1502: new post   UK Government Replies to E.U. over Phorm Ad System
"In response to EU questions about its legality, it said that it was happy Phorm conformed to EU data laws."
FooSept 16, 2008
1503: new post   UK Google SERP Changes - August 2008
"Has anyone noticed on some queries when "Pages from UK" is selected, that pages that are not from the UK are returned?"
Google SEO News and DiscussionAug 1, 2008
1504: new post   UK Copyright Laws To Be Reviewed And Made "fit for Internet age"
"...the law could be relaxed to allow greater use of copyright material without the owner's permission."
Content, Writing and CopyrightNov 5, 2010
1505: new post   U.S.FCC Aims to Punish Comcast Over Net Neutrality
FooJuly 11, 2008
1506: new post   U.S.A.'s 'Homeland Security': Fix Your Windows
"In a rare alert, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has urged Windows users to plug a potential worm hole in the Microsoft operating system. "
(deprecated) Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista)Aug 10, 2006
1507: new post   U.S.A. Claiming All .com and .net Sites Are In Its Jurisdiction
The US's Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is targeting overseas websites it believes are breaking US copyrights whether or not their servers are based in America or there is another direct US link, said Erik Barnett, the agency's assistant deputy director.[br][br]As long as a website's address ends in .com or .net, if it is implicated in the spread of pirated US-made films, TV or other media it is a legitimate target to be closed down or targeted for prosecution, Barnett said. While these web addresses are traditionally seen as global, all their connections are routed through Verisign, an internet infrastructure company based in Virginia, which the agency believes is sufficient to seek a US prosecution.
Domain NamesJuly 5, 2011
1508: new post   U.S.: Renewed Push For Internet Sales Taxes
"Delahunt, a Massachusetts Democrat, introduced a bill on Thursday that would rewrite the ground rules for Internet and mail order sales by eliminating the option for many Americans to shop over the Internet without paying state sales taxes."
EcommerceJuly 8, 2010
1509: new post   U.S.: Obama Signs Executive Order Outlining Internet Control In Emergencies
President Barack Obama signed an executive order last week that could give the U.S. government control over the Internet.
FooJuly 11, 2012
1510: new post   U.S.: New Do Not Track Privacy Bill Introduced
The bill is the first in this session to specifically tackle the creation of a do-not-track system, according to a spokesman for Ms. Speier. In December, the FTC issued a report recommending the creation of a do-not-track system and suggested that lawmakers use the report as a template for legislation.

Since the FTCs recommendation, Mozilla Corp. has said it will include a do-not-track feature in an upcoming version of its Firefox Web browser. But so far, no tracking companies have publicly stated that they will participate in a do-not-track system.
Webmaster GeneralFeb 14, 2011
1511: new post   U.S. and U.N. Cooperate on Global Digital Library
"The World Digital Library initiative will digitize unique and rare materials from libraries and other cultural institutions around the world and make them available free of charge on the Internet," Paris-based UNESCO said in a statement."
Webmaster GeneralOct 18, 2007
1512: new post   U.S. and U.K. To Get Google's Campaign Insights
"The system, called Campaign Insights, has been in beta test in the past year with marketers like PayPal and Simplexity and beginning today, the company will start offering it to its bigger advertisers in the U.S. and U.K."
Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business IssuesOct 19, 2009
1513: new post   U.S. Warning Over Java Vulnerability
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urged computer users to disable Oracle Corp's Java software, amplifying security experts' prior warnings to hundreds of millions of consumers and businesses that use it to surf the Web.
Webmaster GeneralJan 11, 2013
1514: new post   U.S. User Satisfaction Survey Says Yahoo Better Than Google
"Yahoo Inc may be struggling to convince Wall Street of its future prospects, but for the first time its users gave its services overall a better rating than what Google Inc received, according to a study released on Tuesday."
Yahoo Search Engine and DirectoryAug 14, 2007
1515: new post   U.S. Supreme Court Does Not Kill Business Method Patents
"The decision, however, closed off no options to patent seekers, though the justices unanimously declared that the process at issue in the case could not be patented."
Professional Webmaster Business IssuesJuly 2, 2010
1516: new post   U.S. Spends Big On Virtual Goods
EcommerceOct 22, 2009
1517: new post   U.S. Senate Passes Bill Over Counterfeit Goods Websites
"If the registry is located outside the United States, the U.S. Attorney General could go after the website by requiring U.S.-based Internet service providers, payment processors and advertising networks to stop doing business with it."
Content, Writing and CopyrightNov 18, 2010
1518: new post   U.S. Search Share: Google Shows Growth of 44.9 Percent
"Google Inc.'s online search engine maintained the largest share of the U.S. Internet search market in May, according to a report released Wednesday by Nielsen/NetRatings."
Webmaster GeneralJune 21, 2007
1519: new post   U.S. Search Share December 2010
Google accounted for 69.67 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending Jan. 1, 2011. Bing-powered search received 25.77 percent of searches for the month, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 15.17 percent and 10.60 percent, respectively.

Bing and Yahoo! Search achieved the highest success rates in December 2010, meaning that for both search engines, 81 percent of searches executed resulted in a visit to a Website.

Google achieved a success rate of 65 percent, up 1 percent over the previous month.
General Search Engine Marketing IssuesJan 13, 2011
1520: new post   U.S. Retail Sales Take An Unexpected Fall
EcommerceJan 14, 2010
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