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FAST and Looksmart

Haven't seen that one before?

   
4:05 pm on Mar 14, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Just noticed today that LS apears as portal partner and powered by FAST.
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4:10 pm on Mar 14, 2002 (gmt 0)

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That's what I thought! I saw Fast's logo on looksmart and Brett said Looksmart use Fast's old engine...
4:15 pm on Mar 14, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Old SOFTWARE. When you search on the Looksmart directory, it is Fasts _software_ running the search on ls's machines.

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4:28 pm on Mar 14, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Aha! Interesting.

LS is indeed using different providers around the globe (ink, google, altavista, (fast)).

Thanks for clearing that up.