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|1521:|| U.S. Removes Baidu From "notorious markets" List|
Baidu, which has been on the notorious markets list for years, in July inked an agreement with top music studios to distribute licensed songs through its mp3 search service, ending a legal dispute over accusations the company encouraged piracy.
|Asia and Pacific Region||Dec 23, 2011|
|1522:|| U.S. Regulators Want Clarity About Ads on Blogs||Foo||Aug 11, 2009|
|1523:|| U.S. Q3 Online Ad Revenues Up 22pct To $7.88 Billion|
"Brand marketers recognize that their messages need to be where their consumers are spending time, and that is increasingly in digital media," said Randall Rothenberg, President and CEO, IAB. "Digital marketing has delivered the kind of results that have made more marketers stand up and take notice, as these latest numbers clearly demonstrate." [br]
|Webmaster General||Nov 30, 2011|
|1524:|| 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."
|Webmaster General||Feb 20, 2009|
|1525:|| U.S. Online Spending Predicted To Reach $37.6 Billion For Nov and Dec|
The bullishness over e-commerce sales comes as retailers both on and offline prepare for the key U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend when people head to stores -- or to their computers -- in search of bargains.
|Ecommerce||Nov 23, 2011|
|1526:|| U.S. Online Holiday Spending Sets New Record Up 15 pct|
"Cyber Monday kicked the week off with a bang as consumers opened their wallets to the tune of $1.25 billion, but it was only the beginning of a very strong week of online holiday spending," said comScore chairman Gian Fulgoni. "Tuesday and Wednesday followed with billion dollar spending days, helping Cyber Week reach a record weekly total of nearly $6 billion in spending."
|Ecommerce||Dec 5, 2011|
|1527:|| U.S. November Retail Sales Surpass Forecasts|
"The National Federation of Independent Business's sentiment gauge rose by 1.5 points to 93.2, the highest since December 2007, as more companies projected sales will grow."
|Ecommerce||Dec 14, 2010|
|1528:|| U.S. Net Neutrality Rules Take Effect November 20, 2011|
The regulations covering so-called Net neutrality, published in the Federal Register on Friday, are sure to trigger legal and congressional challenges.
|Webmaster General||Sept 23, 2011|
|1529:|| U.S. Net Ad Revenue Grows To $7.3 Billion In Q1|
As further evidence of an industry-wide recovery, domestic Web ad revenues hit $7.3 billion during the first quarter of the year, according to new data from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers.[br][br]Year-over-year, that represented a robust 23% increase, as well as the highest first-quarter revenue level ever.
|Webmaster General||May 27, 2011|
|1530:|| U.S. Military Blocks MySpace & YouTube|
Ban affects only computers owned by the military; 11 other websites on block list.
|Community Building and User Generated Content||May 14, 2007|
|1531:|| U.S. May 2009 Search Share Rankings||General Search Engine Marketing Issues||June 17, 2009|
|1532:|| U.S. Keeps Control Of Web Domain Group ICANN|
"The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it would retain oversight for three more years of the company that manages Internet domain names, renewing an agreement that was scheduled to expire this weekend."
|Domain Names||Sept 30, 2006|
|1533:|| U.S. Judge Rules COPA Unconstitutional|
"U.S. District Judge Lowell Reed Jr., who presided over the trial involving several online publications and the American Civil Liberties Union, ruled that COPA is "impermissibly vague and overbroad" to be constitutional"
|Webmaster General||Mar 22, 2007|
|1534:|| U.S. Judge Approves $22.5 Million Fine for Google Over Privacy Settings|
It's looking like Google may have to soon cough up the $22.5 million fine it agreed to pay in order to settle Federal Trade Commission claims that it illegally bypassed user privacy settings in Apple's Safari Web browser.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||Nov 19, 2012|
|1535:|| U.S. Judge Allows Piracy Trial To Test IP Evidence|
Such cases rely on identifying the machines the IP address of machines from which content was illegally downloaded as evidence of wrongdoing.
|Foo||Oct 10, 2012|
|1536:|| 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."
|Webmaster General||Feb 19, 2009|
|1537:|| U.S. ISP Cut Off For Alleged "illegal, malicious, and harmful content"||Foo||June 6, 2009|
|1538:|| U.S. Hacker Gets 20 Years|
"The judge who sentenced him described the case as 'the largest and most costly example of computer hacking in US history'."
|Foo||Mar 27, 2010|
|1539:|| U.S. Grants Patent For Broad Range Of Internet Rich Applications|
"The patent--issued on Valentine's Day--covers all rich-media technology implementations, including Flash, Flex, Java, Ajax, and XAML, when the rich-media application is accessed on any device over the Internet, according to the patent holders."
|WebmasterWorld Supporters||Feb 24, 2006|
|1540:|| U.S. Government Shuts Down Scams Promoted Via Google AdWords|
The crackdown announced Wednesday renews questions about the role that Google's massive advertising network plays in enabling online misconduct.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||Nov 17, 2011|
|1541:|| U.S. FTC Wants Regulations For Blogs and Social Networking|
"Under the new regulations being proposed, such bloggers would be legally liable if they make untrue statements about the products or services."
|Professional Webmaster Business Issues||Apr 6, 2009|
|1542:|| U.S. EU, Japan & Canada Reach Internet Gambling Deal|
"The United States has reached a deal with the European Union, Japan and Canada to keep its Internet gambling market closed to foreign companies, but is continuing talks with India, Antigua and Barbuda, Macau and Costa Rica, U.S. trade officials said on Monday."
|Webmaster General||Dec 17, 2007|
|1543:|| U.S. DOT Bans Windows Vista, Explorer 7, and Office 2007|
US Department of Transportation "... there appears to be no compelling technical or business case for upgrading to these new Microsoft software products. Furthermore, there appears to be specific reasons not to upgrade."
|(deprecated) Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista)||Mar 3, 2007|
|1544:|| U.S. D.O.J. Hires Antitrust Lawyer In Google-Yahoo Partnership|
"Litvack's hiring is the strongest signal yet that the U.S. is preparing to take antitrust action against Google and its advertising deal with Yahoo Inc."
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||Sept 10, 2008|
|1545:|| U.S. Court Rules Disputed Web Patent Claim Is Invalid|
A US court has upheld a decision to invalidate a tech firm's claim to own technologies underpinning the web.
|Foo||July 23, 2013|
|1546:|| U.S. Court Orders Twitter to Reveal User Details Over Libel Battle|
The social network has passed the name, email address and telephone number of a south Tyneside councillor accused of libelling the local authority via a series of anonymous Twitter accounts.[br][br]The UK South Tyneside council took the legal fight to the superior court of California, which ordered Twitter, based in San Francisco, to hand over the user's private details.
|May 30, 2011|
|1547:|| 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."
|Webmaster General||Aug 11, 2008|
|1548:|| U.S. Authorities Shut Down File Sharing Sites|
"The investigative arm of the Homeland Security Department appears to be shutting down websites that facilitate copyright infringement."
|Domain Names||Nov 29, 2010|
|1549:|| U.S. Authorities Shut Down File Sharing Sites|
"Domains seized included a BitTorrent search engine, music download sites and shops selling fake designer clothing."
|Foo||Nov 29, 2010|
|1550:|| U.S. And U.K. Trial Of Bid Per Call In Google AdWords|
Over the next few weeks in the US and UK, we'll be rolling out the ability for advertisers to bid for phone calls, in addition to bidding for clicks, when they show Google search ads on computers and tablets.[br][br]Today, a combination of your ad's Quality Score and max cost-per-click (CPC) bid determine your Ad Rank, which influences your ad's position. But with bid-per-call, your bid for phone calls and phone call Quality Score can directly factor into your Ad Rank, too. Higher ranked ads are more likely to be seen and can therefore generate more phone calls (and clicks, too).
|Google AdWords||Oct 25, 2011|
|1551:|| U.N. Proposes Changes To Net's Operation|
"A top United Nations official on Monday called for changes in the way the Internet is operated, taking aim at "self-serving justifications" for permitting the United States to preserve its unique influence and authority online."
|Foo||Oct 30, 2006|
|1552:|| U.K.'s Nominet Proposing Shorter .uk Internet Domain|
The scheme would give businesses the chance to register www.name.uk as their web address. It would run alongside the current co.uk service.
|Domain Names||Oct 1, 2012|
|1553:|| U.K. Regulator Gives Google 35-Days to Delete Street View WiFi Data|
"Failure to abide by the notice will be considered as contempt of court, which is a criminal offence."
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||June 21, 2013|
|1554:|| Typhoon Morakot Cuts Off Asian Net Connections||Asia and Pacific Region||Aug 13, 2009|
|1555:|| Two Years Trying To Recover From Panda|
The story of a webmaster that has spent two years attempting to recover from Google Panda. There is some debate whether it is hit by Panda or Penguin.
|Google SEO News and Discussion||Aug 20, 2013|
|1556:|| Two More Registrars Lose ICANN Accreditation|
"ICANN terminated its accreditation agreement with two registrars ISPREG LTD and SBNames Ltd for failure to comply with the requirements of the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA)..."
|Domain Names||Feb 13, 2010|
|1557:|| Two Modifications Virtually Eliminate Spam Posts|
"I've recently installed two mods on two separate forums that were plagued by spambot registration and spam posts. Over night both have completely stopped."
|Community Building and User Generated Content||Dec 15, 2006|
|1558:|| Two Anchor Text Backlink Questions.||Link Development||Jan 8, 2009|
|1559:|| Two Adsense Patent Applications|
Google applies for patents related to AdSense advertising technology.
|Google AdSense||Mar 25, 2004|
|1560:|| Twitter, The Footballer, And UK Privacy Law|
The micro-blogging site is the subject of a High Court legal challenge in relation to the naming of a footballer who had obtained a privacy injunction.
|May 24, 2011|