rcjordan - 11:33 pm on Mar 14, 2001 (gmt 0) BTW, Nettaxi backed out the deal to acquire them in December. I'd say that was a good move.
Yep, check this out from Wired (3/00):
Over the past month, a little-known Internet search engine called GoHip.com has become a hot topic in several newsgroups, discussion boards, and media accounts. But it's not because it went public, got sold, or gave away free prizes. Rather, GoHip has come under fire for distributing an ActiveX control download that automatically modifies several components on a user's PC -- including one that adds a tenacious GoHip signature to every piece of outgoing email.
BTW, Nettaxi backed out the deal to acquire them in December. I'd say that was a good move.