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|241:|| The Happy New Year Thread for 2009||Jan 1, 2009|
|242:|| The Internet Aquisition Arms Race|
"Google Inc.'s $1.65 billion acquisition of Internet video site YouTube Inc. has turned up the pressure on rivals to keep pace in a rapidly changing online environment. "
|Oct 29, 2006|
|243:|| The Most Valuable Global Brands: Google Tops Again|
"Its brand value grew 30 percent since last year's report to surpass $86 billion."
|Apr 21, 2008|
|244:|| The Times to Charge for Frequent Access to Its Web Site|
"Perhaps what is the top global news online site is looking to charge for access."
|Jan 18, 2010|
|245:|| The WebmasterWorld Saturday Classic : Gizmo Quiz||Oct 4, 2003|
|246:|| This Weeks Microsoft Windows Virus||Oct 29, 2003|
|247:|| Tim Berners-Lee warns against third-party internet snooping||Mar 12, 2009|
|248:|| Time Magazine Person of the Year: Mark Zuckerberg |
"Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is TIME's 2010 Person of the Year."
|Dec 15, 2010|
|249:|| Time Warner Cable Experiments With Metering Internet Use|
"On Thursday, new Time Warner Cable Internet subscribers in Beaumont, Texas, will have monthly allowances for the amount of data they upload and download."
|June 3, 2008|
|250:|| Top Spammer Arrested in Seattle|
"Robert Alan Soloway is accused of using networks of 'zombie' computers to send out millions of spam e-mails."
|May 31, 2007|
|251:|| Trojans Exploit Sony CD Copy-Protection On Music CDs|
"A controversial copy-protection program that automatically installs when some Sony BMG audio CDs are played on personal computers is now being exploited by malicious software that takes advantage of the antipiracy technology's ability to hide files."
|Nov 11, 2005|
|252:|| Turning Unwanted Telemarketing Calls Into Profit Opportunities|
"WebmasterWorld Members come up with novel ways to turn unwanted telemarketing calls into profit opportunities."
|Oct 9, 2010|
|253:|| Twitter Hacker Arrested Over Obama and Spears Hack|
"The man is accused of breaking into dozens of Twitter and Google accounts and posting screen shots of private pages on online hacker forums."
|Mar 25, 2010|
|254:|| Twitter Hacker Exposes Company Documents|
"...as they were never meant for public communication, publishing these documents publicly could jeopardize relationships with Twitter's ongoing and potential partners."
|July 15, 2009|
|255:|| 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."
|Oct 30, 2006|
|256:|| U.S. Authorities Shut Down File Sharing Sites|
"Domains seized included a BitTorrent search engine, music download sites and shops selling fake designer clothing."
|Nov 29, 2010|
|257:|| 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.
|July 23, 2013|
|258:|| 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'."
|Mar 27, 2010|
|259:|| U.S. ISP Cut Off For Alleged "illegal, malicious, and harmful content"||June 6, 2009|
|260:|| 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.
|Oct 10, 2012|
|261:|| U.S. Regulators Want Clarity About Ads on Blogs||Aug 11, 2009|
|262:|| 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.
|July 11, 2012|
|263:|| U.S.FCC Aims to Punish Comcast Over Net Neutrality||July 11, 2008|
|264:|| 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."
|Sept 16, 2008|
|265:|| 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.
|Feb 13, 2012|
|266:|| URI Shortener Makes Partnerships To Protect Users From Malicious Links||Dec 1, 2009|
|267:|| 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."
|Aug 10, 2009|
|268:|| URL Shortening Service, tr.im, Will Keep Operating||Aug 13, 2009|
|269:|| 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.
|Feb 23, 2012|
|270:|| US FTC To Investigate Google Apple Board Relationship||Aug 4, 2009|
|271:|| 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.
|Dec 14, 2012|
|272:|| US: New York Attorney General's Operation "Clean Turf" Fines Companies For Writing False Online Reviews|
The authorities fight back over false online reviews!
|Sept 25, 2013|
|273:|| USA Power Outages|
Sites going down hard and fast.
|Aug 14, 2003|
|274:|| Universal Music Sues MySpace.com||Nov 18, 2006|
|275:|| Vantage Search SEM Firm Raises 70$ Million in First Round Funding|
"...has completed a $70 million Series A preferred financing"
|Feb 28, 2007|
|276:|| Verdict on MP3 Patents Judgement Means Microsoft to Pay $1.52billion|
"Microsoft was ordered by a federal jury yesterday to pay $1.52 billion in a patent dispute over the MP3 format, the technology at the heart of the digital music boom. If upheld on appeal, it would be the largest patent judgment on record."
|Feb 23, 2007|
|277:|| Verizon Adopts Next Generation P4P File Swapping Technology|
"Verizon says this technology can solve the bandwidth utilization challenges that surround peer-to-peer technology."
|Mar 15, 2008|
|278:|| Verizon To Acquire Alltel for $28.1billion|
"Verizon Wireless said on Thursday it will buy rural mobile service provider Alltel for $28.1 billion..."
|June 5, 2008|
|279:|| Verizon, Sprint and Time Warner Cable To Block Access To Illegal Sites|
"The agreements will affect customers not just in New York but throughout the country."
|June 10, 2008|
|280:|| Vint Cerf: Internet Access is Not a Human Right|
Improving the Internet is just one means, albeit an important one, by which to improve the human condition. It must be done with an appreciation for the civil and human rights that deserve protection, without pretending that access itself is such a right.
|Jan 5, 2012|