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|1:|| Facebook and Google in Day of Action over "Battle for the Net" July 12|
Net neutrality takes center stage on July 12 with Amazon, Facebook, Google and Mozilla, amongst others, protesting to save Net neutrality.
|July 11, 2017|
|2:|| Google Play Store Apps With Ad Click Malware Downloaded 36.5 Million Times|
Google Play Store game apps with a link to ad click malware discovered by researchers.
|May 31, 2017|
|3:|| About.com Re-brands to Become Dotdash|
About.com, the long-established site, is to get a re-brand as its owners re-brand it to Dotdash.
|May 2, 2017|
|4:|| StatCounter: Android is The World's Most Popular OS|
Android has surpassed Microsoft's Windows operating system to become the World's most popular.
|Apr 4, 2017|
|5:|| Facebook, Craig Newmark, Mozilla and others Spend $15 Miln to Combat Declining Trust in News Media|
Combating declining trust in the news media is being tackled through the News Integrity Initiative, formed and funded by a group of businesses and individuals.
|Apr 3, 2017|
|6:|| Google Preferred SEO Partners Program Announced|
Google has said it will be easing up on its stance on SEOs, and will be working more closely with the many experts out there to make it easier for them to do their job, and creating a preferred SEO partners program.
|Apr 1, 2017|
|7:|| Statcounter: Android Comes Close to Challenge Windows For Top OS World-Wide|
Android has come very close to surpassing Windows as the world's most popular operating system across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile when combined.
|Mar 9, 2017|
|8:|| Anonymous Takes Down 10,613 Dark Web Portals|
Sites defaced, and a complete list published online.
|Feb 8, 2017|
|9:|| FCC Halts Investigation of Zero-Rating - Net Neutrality Gone|
FCC's new chairman ends the agency's investigations into companies for giving away free stuff.
|Feb 5, 2017|
|10:|| Matt Cutts officially leaves Google, stays with US Digital Service|
It's official... Matt Cutts has left Google.
|Jan 19, 2017|
|11:|| The Next Phase of Mobile Dominance is Just Starting|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss where next, and how to capitalise on the power of a smartphone.
|Dec 14, 2016|
|12:|| US Congress passes legislation over ticket-grabbing bots|
The U.S. Congress has passed legislation to "crack down" on those using bots to snatch tickets.
|Dec 8, 2016|
|13:|| Phishing Botnet Taken Down and 800,000 Domains Seized|
"largest-ever use of sinkholing to combat botnet infrastructures..."
|Dec 2, 2016|
|14:|| DDoS Attack Brings Down Sites - Twitter, Github, Reddit|
Widespread outage, many top sites hit with DDoS disrupting services
|Oct 21, 2016|
|15:|| WebmasterWorld's Brett Tabke Wins Lifetime Achievement Award|
WebmasterWorld's Brett Tabke was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony in Las Vegas on 12 October, 2016
|Oct 13, 2016|
|16:|| World Wide Web is 25 Years Old|
It was 25-years ago that Sir Tim Berners-Lee created the World's first Web Page at CERN.
|Aug 8, 2016|
|17:|| U.S. Court Upholds Net Neutrality Rules|
U.S. Court turns down the appeal by carriers: Google, Netflix and others Win, ATandT, Verizon and other carriers lose.
|June 14, 2016|
|18:|| Millions of MySpace and Tumblr Account Details For Sale Online|
A data haul estimated at over 360 Million account details and, supposedly, linked passwords.
|June 1, 2016|
|19:|| E.U. and U.S. Agree New Data Transfer Deal Replacing Safe Harbor|
E.U. and the U.S. have come to an agreement for a new data transfer pact.
|Feb 2, 2016|
|20:|| Is Web Development for Grown Ups?|
WebmasterWorld Members debate whether age is a barrier in coding, and will they still be coding when they get to 40, 50, or 60 years old.
|Aug 15, 2015|
|21:|| Verizon to Acquire AOL For $4.4 Billion|
Much discussed in the past, but now we know, it'll be Verizon.
|May 12, 2015|
|22:|| Flickr's Selling Your Photos, and You May Not See Any Revenue|
Flickr has said it will sell canvas prints of some photos uploaded to its servers, and if it's your picture you may not see any revenue.
|Dec 10, 2014|
|23:|| ITU 2014 Report: 3 Billion People Using Internet|
"Over the past year, the world witnessed continued growth in the uptake of ICT and, by end 2014, almost 3 billion people will be using the Internet, up from 2.7 billion at end 2013."
|Nov 25, 2014|
|24:|| All SEO is Unethical!|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the idea that all SEO is unethical.
|Aug 17, 2014|
|25:|| Crime Ring Amasses 1.2 Billion Usernames and Passwords Via Botnet|
According to the NYT and security researchers, a crime ring has amassed over 1.2 billion username and passwords harvested via botnets.
|Aug 6, 2014|
|26:|| The Recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling May Point to Protection of Your Privacy in the Cloud|
The ruling may indicate how the court sees privacy of data in the cloud.
|June 27, 2014|
|27:|| LulzSec Hacker Gets Off With Light Sentence For Helping Thwart Further Attacks|
A convicted hacker turned informant, who was facing in excess of 20 years in prison, has been handed a sentence of a year's supervision.
|May 27, 2014|
|28:|| FCC Votes For Lane Speeds In Net Neutrality, But May Change Its Mind Later|
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, despite weeks of backlash, still wants to allow Internet Service Providers like Comcast and Verizon to "offer" different levels of service to internet companies, although he refused to call them a "fast lane" and a "slow lane" and refused to recognize how those arrangements up the food chain affect consumers and a neutral internet.
|May 16, 2014|
|29:|| FCC's Open Internet Rules Update: Net Neutrality|
The F.C.C. has just published its latest information on Net Neutrality.
|Apr 24, 2014|
|30:|| Report: Net Advertising Rises To $42.8 Billion in 2013, With Mobile Ads Up 110 pct|
"Our survey confirms that we are fully in transition to the post-desktop era,"
|Apr 10, 2014|
|31:|| FCC Rewrites Open Internet Rules: Net Neutrality|
"I intend to accept that invitation by proposing rules that will meet the court's test for preventing improper blocking of and discrimination among Internet traffic, ensuring genuine transparency in how Internet Service Providers manage traffic, and enhancing competition."
|Feb 19, 2014|
|32:|| U.S. Court Rules FCC Cannot Impose Net Neutrality Rules|
In a ruling that has significant implications for the future of the internet, an appeals court has ruled that the FCC cannot impose so-called "net neutrality rules."
|Jan 15, 2014|
|33:|| Tech Giants Call for End to NSA Data Surveillance|
...companies, led by Google and Microsoft, presented a plan to regulate online spying and urged the United States to lead a worldwide effort to restrict it.
|Dec 10, 2013|
|34:|| 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,"
|Dec 5, 2013|
|35:|| Report: NSA Infiltrates Links to Yahoo, Google Data Centers Worldwide|
"According to a top secret accounting dated Jan. 9, 2013, the NSA's acquisitions directorate sends millions of records every day from internal Yahoo and Google networks to data warehouses at the agency's headquarters at Fort Meade, Md."
|Oct 31, 2013|
|36:|| ITU: 40 pct of the World Online; 4.4 Billion People Unconnected|
Mobile broadband connections over 3G and 3G+ networks are growing at an average annual rate of 40 per cent, equating to 2.1 billion mobile-broadband subscriptions and a global penetration rate of almost 30 per cent.
|Oct 11, 2013|
|37:|| Adobe Confirms Customer Data and Source Code Breach|
"The attackers accessed encrypted customer passwords and payment card numbers, the company said."
|Oct 4, 2013|
|38:|| 500,000 ZeroAccess Botnet-Infected Computers Disabled - Implicated in Click Fraud|
"About 500,000 hijacked computers have been taken out of the 1.9 million strong ZeroAccess botnet,..."
|Oct 1, 2013|
|39:|| 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|
|40:|| I Want a New Search Engine|
"The search engines are failing me. I spend more time trying to push the search engines out of the way, than finding stuff."
|Sept 23, 2013|