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|1561:|| 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|
|1562:|| URLs in Printed Literature|
"Is there an excepted norm in displaying a URL in print documents?"
|Webmaster General||May 15, 2002|
|1563:|| 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|
|1564:|| URL Shortening Service, tr.im, Will Keep Operating||Foo||Aug 13, 2009|
|1565:|| 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|
|1566:|| URI Shortener Makes Partnerships To Protect Users From Malicious Links||Foo||Dec 1, 2009|
|1567:|| 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|
|1568:|| 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|
|1569:|| 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|
|1570:|| 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|
|1571:|| 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|
|1572:|| 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|
|1573:|| 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 Search and Internet Marketing News||May 26, 2012|
|1574:|| 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."
|Ecommerce||Jan 5, 2003|
|1575:|| 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.
|Ecommerce||Oct 12, 2012|
|1576:|| 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.
|Foo||Feb 13, 2012|
|1577:|| 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 Search and Internet Marketing News||Jan 19, 2011|
|1578:|| UK and EU Cookie Permissions Compliance|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the UK and EU Cookie Law and how to make your site compliant.
|UK Search and Internet Marketing News||Apr 5, 2012|
|1579:|| 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 Search and Internet Marketing News||Sept 5, 2002|
|1580:|| 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 Issues||June 13, 2012|
|1581:|| 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 Search||Mar 21, 2007|
|1582:|| 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 Marketing||Dec 14, 2012|
|1583:|| UK Netscape OnLine to close|
According to reports, AOL (UK) will close Netscape Online (UK) on June 27.
|UK Search and Internet Marketing News||Mar 22, 2002|
|1584:|| 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 General||Nov 28, 2007|
|1585:|| 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 Issues||July 29, 2010|
|1586:|| 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."
|Foo||Sept 16, 2008|
|1587:|| 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 Discussion||Aug 1, 2008|
|1588:|| 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 Copyright||Nov 5, 2010|
|1589:|| U.S.FCC Aims to Punish Comcast Over Net Neutrality||Foo||July 11, 2008|
|1590:|| 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. "
|Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10)||Aug 10, 2006|
|1591:|| 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 Names||July 5, 2011|
|1592:|| 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."
|Ecommerce||July 8, 2010|
|1593:|| 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.
|Foo||July 11, 2012|
|1594:|| 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 General||Feb 14, 2011|
|1595:|| 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 General||Oct 18, 2007|
|1596:|| 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 Issues||Oct 19, 2009|
|1597:|| 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 General||Jan 11, 2013|
|1598:|| 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 Directory||Aug 14, 2007|
|1599:|| 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 Issues||July 2, 2010|
|1600:|| U.S. Spends Big On Virtual Goods||Ecommerce||Oct 22, 2009|