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|1561:|| 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|
|1562:|| 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|
|1563:|| 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|
|1564:|| 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|
|1565:|| 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|
|1566:|| 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|
|1567:|| 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|
|1568:|| 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|
|1569:|| U.S. Spends Big On Virtual Goods||Ecommerce||Oct 22, 2009|
|1570:|| U.S. Senator Calling For Bitcoin Currency Ban|
"I urge regulators to take appropriate action to limit the abilities of this highly unstable currency."
|Ecommerce||Feb 27, 2014|
|1571:|| 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 Copyright||Nov 18, 2010|
|1572:|| 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 General||June 21, 2007|
|1573:|| 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 Issues||Jan 13, 2011|
|1574:|| U.S. Retail Sales Take An Unexpected Fall||Ecommerce||Jan 14, 2010|
|1575:|| 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|
|1576:|| U.S. Regulators Want Clarity About Ads on Blogs||Foo||Aug 11, 2009|
|1577:|| 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|
|1578:|| 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|
|1579:|| 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|
|1580:|| 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|
|1581:|| 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|
|1582:|| 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|
|1583:|| 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|
|1584:|| 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|
|1585:|| U.S. May 2009 Search Share Rankings||General Search Engine Marketing Issues||June 17, 2009|
|1586:|| 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|
|1587:|| U.S. Judge Says Google's Tracking Not Proved Harmful|
U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson wrote that the companies had circumvented the browsers' settings, allowing users' personal information to be sold to ad companies. But the judge said that the plaintiffs couldn't show that they suffered because the companies collected and sold their information.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||Oct 11, 2013|
|1588:|| 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|
|1589:|| 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|
|1590:|| 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|
|1591:|| 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|
|1592:|| U.S. ISP Cut Off For Alleged "illegal, malicious, and harmful content"||Foo||June 6, 2009|
|1593:|| 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|
|1594:|| 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|
|1595:|| 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|
|1596:|| 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|
|1597:|| U.S. F.T.C.: Online Ads Must Be Clearly Marked as Ads To Avoid Deception|
"Marketers have ... moved past the banner ad into advertising that is more seamlessly, and inconspicuously, integrated into digital content,"
|Foo||Dec 5, 2013|
|1598:|| 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|
|1599:|| 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|
|1600:|| 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|