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|1521:|| US, Canada, Australia and UK Refuse To Sign New Communications Treaty|
The countries had objected to calls for all states to have equal rights to the governance of the internet.
|Foo||Dec 14, 2012|
|1522:|| US calls for China Google Probe|
"The US has called on Beijing to investigate the recent cyber attacks on Google, which have prompted the search giant to threaten to leave China."
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||Jan 21, 2010|
|1523:|| US Supreme Court Allows Minimum Price Requirements|
"The United States Supreme Court has just cracked 100 years of antitrust jurisprudence in a decision that may profoundly affect the way consumer goods are priced in the future. This decision holds great promise -- but not without danger -- for manufacturers of virtually any type of consumer product. "
|Ecommerce||Aug 10, 2007|
|1524:|| US Senator Calls For Slowing and Caution Over Introduction of New TLDs|
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers should consider scaling back the initial round of domains to be introduced in 2013, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, a West Virginia Democrat who leads the Commerce Committee, said Thursday at a hearing on the program.
|Domain Names||Dec 9, 2011|
|1525:|| US Senate to Investigate Google for Antitrust Issues|
Google's dominance in Internet search are among the issues the Senate's leading legislator on antitrust issues plans to scrutinize in the months ahead. [br][br]Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) specifically called out Google as a potential cause for concern. The senator in December urged the Justice Department to conduct a "careful review" of the search giant's attempted acquisition of travel search software firm ITA.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||Mar 11, 2011|
|1526:|| US Senate proposals: Label smut or face prison|
"Operators of commercial websites with sexually explicit content would have to post warning labels on each offending page or face imprisonment under a new proposal in the US Senate."
|Webmaster General||June 15, 2006|
|1527:|| US Senate Passes Internet Sales Tax Bill|
The US Senate sided with financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing an internet sales tax bill. Some smaller online retailers may be exempt.
|Ecommerce||May 7, 2013|
|1528:|| US Search Share December 2011, Google 65.9, Bing 15.1, Yahoo 14.5 pct|
More than 18.2 billion explicit core searches were conducted in December (up 2 percent). Google Sites ranked first with 12 billion (up 3 percent), followed by Microsoft Sites with 2.7 billion (up 2 percent) and Yahoo! Sites with 2.6 billion. Ask Network delivered 531 million searches (up 3 percent), while AOL, Inc. rounded out the top five with 287 million.
|Webmaster General||Jan 13, 2012|
|1529:|| US Search Figures, December 07, Show Google Up To 66%|
"The latest figures from search market share monitor Hitwise shows Google with a record 66 percent share of Web searches in the United States."
|Webmaster General||Jan 8, 2008|
|1530:|| US Residents: Do You Know Your ZIP + 4?|
"The US has an extension to the ZIP code that, if adopted widely, could solve the problem of codes covering too large an area."
|Local Search||Jan 17, 2008|
|1531:|| US RIAA Says ISPs Could Start Policing Copyright By July 12|
"Each ISP has to develop their infrastructure for automating the system," Sherman said. They need this "for establishing the database so they can keep track of repeat infringers, so they know that this is the first notice or the third notice. Every ISP has to do it differently depending on the architecture of its particular network. Some are nearing completion and others are a little further from completion."
|Content, Writing and Copyright||Mar 15, 2012|
|1532:|| US Online Sales Expected to Grow 17 Pct In 2008|
"The biggest online categories: apparel (due to rise by $3.9 billion, or 17%), computers (up $3.2 billion, or 15%) and autos (up $2.5 billion, or 15%)."
|Ecommerce||Apr 9, 2008|
|1533:|| US Legislation Approved Means ISPs Must Retain 1 Year Of Customer Data|
A last-minute rewrite of the bill expands the information that commercial internet providers are required to store to include customers' names, addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, bank account numbers and temporarily-assigned IP addresses.
|Webmaster General||July 29, 2011|
|1534:|| US Lawmaker Renews Push Against Internet Gambling|
"...Rep. Bob Goodlatte will reintroduce a bill this week that would prohibit Internet gambling, a fast-growing industry valued at about $12 billion."
|Webmaster General||Feb 15, 2006|
|1535:|| US Jury Finds Google Infringed Oracle's Java Copyrights in Android|
Oracle: "The overwhelming evidence demonstrated that Google knew it needed a license and that its unauthorized fork of Java in Android shattered Java's central write once run anywhere principle,"
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||May 8, 2012|
|1536:|| US Judge Rules Google Violated Patents and Must Pay Royalty on AdWords Revenue|
District Judge Raymond A. Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk division decided Tuesday that I/P Engine, a patent licensing subsidiary of Vringo, should be paid an ongoing royalty rate of 6.5 percent on a part of AdWords revenue.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||Jan 29, 2014|
|1537:|| US Judge Orders Hundreds of Sites Be Removed From Google, Bing, etc.|
Concerned about counterfeiting, Chanel has filed a joint suit in Nevada against nearly 700 domain names that appear to have nothing in common.[br][br]When Chanel finds more names, it simply uses the same case and files new requests for more seizures.
|General Search Engine Marketing Issues||Nov 30, 2011|
|1538:|| US Judge Dismisses US Authors Guild Case Against Google Books Scanning|
Google wins the long running lawsuit over book scanning.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||Nov 15, 2013|
|1539:|| US Internet Usage Remains Static at 14hrs a Month|
"The survey found that the nearly 14 hours Americans spend online at home each month is close to the worldwide average. Of the 12 countries surveyed, those living in Hong Kong surf the longest, averaging nearly 22 hours per month. On the lower end, Italians on average log eight hours online."
|Webmaster General||Mar 18, 2005|
|1540:|| US Government to Classify Search Marketers|
The US Department of Labor (US DOL) asked SEMPO to help them find industry experts and professionals who can assist in the creation of a new O*NET classification for Search Marketers.
|Professional Webmaster Business Issues||June 14, 2010|
|1541:|| US FTC To Investigate Google Apple Board Relationship||Foo||Aug 4, 2009|
|1542:|| US FDA Asserts Authority Over Social Media and Metatdata|
"The Food and Drug Administration ordered the first enforcement action against a pharmaceutical company for its use of Facebook a month ago, directing drugmaker Novartis to remove a "Facebook Share" widget on the website for its leukemia drug Tasigna."
|Facebook Marketing||Aug 9, 2010|
|1543:|| US Dollar Continues to Tank - International Ecom Profoundly Affected|
"Up until now I've been eating it on the exchange rate because the American market is my largest segment, and most of my competition has not yet upped their prices. As the Canadian dollar has gone from 62 cents US to over 97 cents yesterday I'm finding it very hard to hold the line on pricing. "
|Ecommerce||Oct 21, 2007|
|1544:|| US Customs: It Has The Right To Seize any .com, .net or .org|
...it says it has the right to seize any .com, .net and .org domain name because the companies that have the contracts to administer them are based on United States soil, according to Nicole Navas, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman.
|Domain Names||Mar 7, 2012|
|1545:|| US Court Denies Spamhaus Domain Suspension|
A US judge has denied a request to order internet registrars to suspend Spamhaus's domain, easing concerns that the spam blocking service might be interrupted.
|Webmaster General||Oct 20, 2006|
|1546:|| US Copyright Office Website Considers Requiring Internet Explorer|
The US Copyright Office is considering whether to require IE for online pre-registration of a work.
|HTML||Aug 9, 2005|
|1547:|| US Commerce Department prepares to give up oversight of ICANN|
U.S. Plans to Give Up Oversight of Web Domain Manager
|Domain Names||Mar 15, 2014|
|1548:|| US Bill Proposes Wide Emergency Measures for Control of Internet|
"Even though your company/site isn't in the US, you will likely still be affected by this bill. There is a fair bit of core infrastructure that is located in the US (and would be subject to this law), and likely some of your major sources of traffic."
|Professional Webmaster Business Issues||Sept 1, 2009|
|1549:|| US Administration Moves To Start Consumer Privacy Legislation|
The Obama administration plans to work with Congress to enact legislation to protect peoples' online privacy based on a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights being unveiled tomorrow.[br][br]At the same time, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and AOL are committing to work with Do Not Track technology in most major Web browsers so people can stop companies from tracking them as they bounce around the Internet, the administration said in a statement.
|Foo||Feb 23, 2012|
|1550:|| URLs in Printed Literature|
"Is there an excepted norm in displaying a URL in print documents?"
|Webmaster General||May 15, 2002|
|1551:|| URL Submission to Google with Fetch as Googlebot|
The Fetch as Googlebot feature in Webmaster Tools now provides a way to submit new and updated URLs to Google for indexing. After you fetch a URL as Googlebot, if the fetch is successful, you'll now see the option to submit that URL to our index. When you submit a URL in this way Googlebot will crawl the URL, usually within a day. We'll then consider it for inclusion in our index. Note that we don't guarantee that every URL submitted in this way will be indexed...
|Google SEO News and Discussion||Aug 4, 2011|
|1552:|| URL Shortening Service, tr.im, Will Keep Operating||Foo||Aug 13, 2009|
|1553:|| 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."
|Foo||Aug 10, 2009|
|1554:|| URI Shortener Makes Partnerships To Protect Users From Malicious Links||Foo||Dec 1, 2009|
|1555:|| 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 Search and Internet Marketing News||July 22, 2002|
|1556:|| 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 Search and Internet Marketing News||May 31, 2012|
|1557:|| 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 Search and Internet Marketing News||July 28, 2011|
|1558:|| 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".
|June 20, 2012|
|1559:|| 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 Issues||Nov 19, 2010|
|1560:|| 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 General||July 18, 2006|