|Forum: Webmaster General|
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|401:|| Blind Student Sues Site Owner Claiming Civil-Rights Violations|
"...Target's site lacks "alt-text," an invisible code embedded beneath a graphic on the Web site that a screen reader could use to provide a description of the image to a blind person, the suit said."
|Feb 9, 2006|
|402:|| Vint Cerf warns against two-tier "net neutrality" Internet|
"Vint Cerf, one of the early pioneers of internet technology and now chief internet evangelist at Google, called on Congress to pass a law preventing telecoms companies from discriminating between the internet services that are carried over their networks."
|Feb 8, 2006|
|403:|| AOL and Yahoo introduce postage for emails.|
"America Online and Yahoo, two of the world's largest providers of e-mail accounts, are about to start using a controversial system that gives preferential treatment to messages from companies that pay from 1/4 of a cent to a penny each to have them delivered."
|Feb 6, 2006|
|404:|| Will The Real TrueLocal Stand Up|
"News Corps has launched a site in Australia using the name of a well known search engine in the states and Canada"
|Feb 2, 2006|
|405:|| Friends and family want to become webmasters|
"If I ever tell someone that I have my own website or make money from the internet, the next thing I know is they are asking me to teach them."
|Jan 18, 2006|
|406:|| AOL Acquires Internet video search pioneer Truveo, Inc.|
"Internet video search pioneer Truveo, Inc. has been acquired by America Online, Inc."
|Jan 10, 2006|
|407:|| Life in the Sandbox - making it an advantage|
For one site the sandbox was a bonus. The niche was just emerging and I built 300 pages "under the radar" of my competitors. Then BAMB! I leapt into the serps and caught them all by surprise.
|Jan 10, 2006|
|408:|| Email Spammer Nailed with $11 Billion Dollar Judgment|
"An Midwest internet service provider was awarded an $11.2 billion judgment against a Florida man for sending millions of unsolicited e-mails advertising mortgage and debt consolidation services..."
|Jan 6, 2006|
|409:|| Smart Internet Lamp Posts go on Trial|
"Smart lampposts that could provide high-speed internet access are set to go on trial in Scotland."
|Jan 5, 2006|
|410:|| MonsterCommerce to be Acquired by Network Solutions|
"Brett Tabke interviews Stephanie Leffler, MonsterCommerce CEO"
|Dec 16, 2005|
|411:|| Google, Microsoft & Sun Microsystems to Fund New Internet Lab|
"Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are setting aside their bitter animosity to back a new Internet research laboratory aimed at helping entrepreneurs introduce more groundbreaking ideas to a mass audience. Sun Microsystems Inc. also is joining the $7.5 million project at the University of California, Berkeley."
|Dec 15, 2005|
|412:|| ISP Hopes to Charge Webmasters for Speed|
William L. Smith, CTO of BellSouth Corp., thinks that an ISP should be able to charge Yahoo for the opportunity to load faster than Google.
|Dec 14, 2005|
|413:|| Yahoo! Hosting & Six Apart partner in blogging platform|
SixApart and Yahoo! announced a deal integrating the popular MovableType blogging software into Yahoo's Web Hosting service. By bundling MovableType and web hosting, Yahoo! is targeting businesses and independent professionals "seeking to maintain high-traffic blogs on a scalable, reliable platform."
|Dec 12, 2005|
|414:|| Lycos Ordered to Tell Web Client Identity|
"It is the first ruling of its kind in the Netherlands on Internet privacy and could have far reaching consequences for other Internet providers. Supreme Court spokesman Steven Bakker said the court found Pessers' claim of having suffered damages sufficient to order Lycos to release its client's name and address, even though no criminal offense had been committed."
|Nov 28, 2005|
|415:|| Coalition Plan to Weed Out Spyware|
"A coalition of major Internet companies today will announce a plan to weed out advertisers who infect computers with unwanted code that spies on users' activities or generates nuisance advertising."
|Nov 16, 2005|
|416:|| AOL to buy Weblogs Inc.|
"America Online Inc. has agreed to buy Weblogs Inc., a network of Internet sites focused on niche topics ranging from food to gadgets, for around $25 million, a source familiar with the deal said Wednesday."
|Oct 6, 2005|
|417:|| DEA closes 4,600 pharmacy websites|
"Recognizing that criminals are facilitating more drug-related crimes through the use of 21st century technology, the DEA, along with their law enforcement counterparts today arrested 18 people for allegedly selling pharmaceutical drugs illegally over the Internet."
|Sept 22, 2005|
|418:|| Gates Wants to Empower the Individual|
In a telling CNet news interview, Bill Gates lays out a powerful and fundamental philosophical difference between Google and Microsoft.
|Sept 14, 2005|
|419:|| Niche Marketing - Choosing my Niche|
"I'm looking at deciding the topic for my 3rd website that I hope to launch before the new year."
|Sept 13, 2005|
|420:|| I Cringely - NerdTV - Start of something Big|
"Cringely's new cast may be the internet video tipping point we have been waiting for..."
|Sept 2, 2005|
|421:|| PDF Vulnerable to Buffer Overflow Exploit|
The only fix is to "upgrade" to a higher version number.
|Aug 18, 2005|
|422:|| Amazons A9 Offers Street Level Block Maps|
"A9 has launched a service that combines an interactive map with street level images from 22 cities."
|Aug 17, 2005|
|423:|| ClickZ and Search Engine Strategies / Search Engine Watch SOLD!|
"The deal includes the Search Engine Strategies trade shows and the ClickZ.com Network of Web sites, including SearchEngineWatch.com."
|Aug 2, 2005|
|424:|| News Corp. buys Intermix for $580 Million IN CASH!|
"News Corp, the company run by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, has made one of its first major internet purchases."
|July 19, 2005|
|425:|| Claria Launches Behavioral Search Site|
"... the new search platform goes far beyond analyzing links to pages and hypertext matching, and instead evaluates how consumers actually interact with search results when they are seeking information on the Web."
|July 13, 2005|
|426:|| EU to Vote on New Software Patent Law|
"European lawmakers are preparing to vote on a directive which could protect companies' computerised inventions."
|July 9, 2005|
|427:|| Cringely : Phish or Cut Bait|
"Is the government now going to be telling me I'm sending too much e-mail? How much mail is too much? And what are they doing monitoring my e-mail, anyway? Will they next be clamping down on my unhealthy propensity for forwarding Jenna Bush jokes?"
|May 26, 2005|
|428:|| 4 Best Content Management Systems|
A detailed look at some of the best Content Management Systems available today.
|May 10, 2005|
|429:|| Yahoo and Google in Talks with Tivo|
"A partership between TiVo and a major Internet search engine would offer expansion opportunities for both. TiVo has long talked about becoming the "Google of TV," and Google and Yahoo are investing heavily in video services."
|Apr 19, 2005|
|430:|| Adobe to buy Macromedia|
Definitive agreement announced for all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion.
|Apr 18, 2005|
|431:|| BBC Online Archive Moves Step Closer|
"Free internet access to thousands of clips from public service radio and TV programmes is a step closer after the launch of the Creative Archive Licence."
|Apr 14, 2005|
|432:|| Acxiom Buys Digital Impact|
"Digital Impact, which sells e-mail and online marketing software, agreed to be purchased Monday by Acxiom Corp. for $140 million"
|Mar 30, 2005|
|433:|| More U.S. Publishers to try for subscriptions|
Internet versions of publications try for subscriptions.
|Mar 30, 2005|
|434:|| 75% of Topix Acquired by Media Group|
"...Topix.net announced today that Gannett Co., Inc, Knight-Ridder, Inc. and Tribune Company jointly have acquired a 75 percent stake in Topix.net. Ownership is split evenly, with each media company owning 25 percent and the Topix.net founders retaining a 25 percent stake. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed."
|Mar 23, 2005|
|435:|| US Internet Usage Remains Static at 14hrs a Month|
"The survey found that the nearly 14 hours Americans spend online at home each month is close to the worldwide average. Of the 12 countries surveyed, those living in Hong Kong surf the longest, averaging nearly 22 hours per month. On the lower end, Italians on average log eight hours online."
|Mar 18, 2005|
|436:|| BBC Says There are One Million Zombies on Web|
"More than one million computers on the net have been hijacked to attack websites and pump out spam and viruses."
|Mar 18, 2005|
|437:|| New Web Cold War Heats up as Chinese Visitors are Banned by Many Sites|
For the 5th time in three years, Chinese ISP proxy servers are caching the web and leaving the cache open on third level wildcard subdomains. Over the last few years many sites have started banning Chinese visitors for this reason. The latest round is the first time exposure to the phenomena by many green webmasters.
|Mar 10, 2005|
|438:|| WebmasterWorld Named Top Forum by Pandia|
"... an impressive number of internet savvy search engine experts at Webmaster World, professionals as well as non-professionals."
|Feb 23, 2005|
|439:|| New York Times Buys About.com for $410 Million|
The New York Times Co. on Thursday said it will buy online information portal About.com for $410 million from publisher Primedia Inc. as it looks for new ways to advertise itself online.
|Feb 18, 2005|
|440:|| Major Browser Unicode Domain Name Spoofing Holes Exposed|
This is not new, but we have some new and dramatic demonstrations of how easy a phishing attack can fool you. New security rule: never click a link to your bank or private info. Use only your own bookmarks or type it into the address bar.
|Feb 7, 2005|