|Forum: Webmaster General|
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|161:|| Some Firms Tracking User Behaviour Without Explicit Consent|
"Several Internet and broadband companies have acknowledged using targeted-advertising technology without explicitly informing customers, according to letters released yesterday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee."
|Aug 12, 2008|
|162:|| U.S. Congress Expresses Interest in Web Privacy|
"We understand that many of the questions that you have posed to us and a number of other companies stem from concerns about that particular model for online advertising, but we believe that the vast majority of online advertisers, like Google, is not engaged in these practices."
|Aug 11, 2008|
|163:|| Hackers May Be Targeting Google Gadgets|
"It's not that Google is designing insecure programs."
|Aug 10, 2008|
|164:|| Net Address Bug: "Every Network is at Risk"|
"...fixes for the flaw in the net's Domain Name System (DNS) had focused on web browsers but it could be abused by hackers in many other ways."
|Aug 7, 2008|
|165:|| DNS Flaw: First Attacks Reported|
"The existence of the Domain Name System (DNS) flaw, which could be used to redirect browsers to malicious sites, was revealed at the start of July..."
|July 31, 2008|
|166:|| HP, Intel and Yahoo In Cloud Computing Research Data Centers|
"Chip giant Intel is teaming up with web firm Yahoo and hardware company HP to create virtual research centres for cloud computing."
|July 29, 2008|
|167:|| PDF Is Out Of Touch|
"I don't see that as a criticism against PDF. I like that fact that PDF is not for dynamic documents. It's what differentiates that medium from almost everything else on the Web."
|July 25, 2008|
|168:|| Is There a Future for CAPTCHA As It Is Now?|
"Is CAPTCHA even worth implementing still if it is so easily worked around?"
|July 17, 2008|
|169:|| DNS at Risk From Multivendor Cache Poisoning|
"On July 8th, technology vendors from across the industry will simultaneously release patches for their products to close a major vulnerability in the underpinnings of the Internet...This is the largest synchronized security update in the history of the Internet, and is the result of hard work and dedication across dozens of organizations.
|July 9, 2008|
|170:|| Hackers Hijack Critical Internet Sites|
"Turkish hackers Thursday defaced the official sites of the international organizations that oversee the Internet's critical routing infrastructure and regulate domain names,"
|June 28, 2008|
|171:|| Online Ad Sales Take a Dip, According to IAB|
"Spending on online advertising in the first quarter declined for the first time in more than three years when compared to the fourth quarter, the Interactive Advertising Bureau said on Tuesday."
|June 18, 2008|
|172:|| Skype Tests Public Beta V 4.0 With Added Features|
"The 4.0 test version invites users to post bigger photos of themselves, instead of just thumbnail images, to encourage callers to see and be seen."
|June 18, 2008|
|173:|| Report Highlights "Dangerous" Web Domains||June 4, 2008|
|174:|| Adobe Launches Acrobat.com - and releases Acrobat 9 (with Flash)|
With the public beta launch of the free services at Acrobat.com, Adobe challenges Google Docs, Microsoft Office Live Workspace, WebEx, and GoTo Meeting all at the same time.
|June 2, 2008|
|175:|| The Planet (EV1) Data Center Catches Fire - 9000 Servers Offline|
"...a transformer in The Planet H1 datacenter caught fire. The fire department required them to take down all generators. This significant outage is impacting around 9,000 servers and 7,500 customers."
|June 1, 2008|
|176:|| Free Dynamic DNS Services Pose Massive Security Threats||May 6, 2008|
|177:|| Massive Botnet Spamming Infestation Thwarts Standard Detection|
"There appears to be a botnet called Kraken infesting many machines, primarily home broadband users, on possibly an unprecedented scale with estimates ranging from 165K to 600K infected machines."
|May 1, 2008|
|178:|| AT&T Says Internet's Current Architecture Will Reach Its Limit By 2010|
"Jim Cicconi, vice president of legislative affairs for AT&T, warned that the current systems that constitute the Internet will not be able to cope with the increasing amounts of video and user-generated content being uploaded."
|Apr 20, 2008|
|179:|| Hitwise Give Google 67% of US Searches in March 2008|
"Google Inc. received 67% of all U.S. Internet searches during the four weeks ended March 29, according to information service Hitwise."
|Apr 7, 2008|
|180:|| FCC May Dismiss Skype Open Network Petition|
"Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin said on Tuesday he was proposing to dismiss a petition from Web-based phone service Skype to force open wireless networks."
|Apr 2, 2008|
|181:|| Best Ways To Create a Multi-Lingual Website|
"I would like to know how I should go about actually implementing the languages, and HOW to do it."
|Mar 30, 2008|
|182:|| Building a SCSI Hard Drive RAID Array||Mar 29, 2008|
|183:|| Hopes of Free WiFi Cities Fading|
"The conclusion that such ventures would not be profitable led to sudden withdrawals by service providers like EarthLink, the Internet company that had effectively cornered the market on the efforts by the larger cities."
|Mar 22, 2008|
|184:|| Verizon and AT&T Are Big Winners In Airwaves Auction|
"Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T were big winners in the U.S. government's auction of wireless licenses that raised a record $19.59 billion, the Federal Communication Commission said on Thursday."
|Mar 20, 2008|
|185:|| Online Ad Spending, Revised Forecasts|
"A leading marketing forecaster on Tuesday cut its projection for U.S. spending on online advertising this year, signalling that economic troubles are likely biting into corporate marketing budgets."
|Mar 19, 2008|
|186:|| CSS or Tables For Layout|
"When the final result is the same, do the methods really matter so much..."
|Mar 3, 2008|
|187:|| Why is using tables for layout evil?|
revisiting the tables vs css methods debate for web page layout.
|Feb 28, 2008|
|188:|| FCC Considers Discouraging Telcos From Slowing Net Traffic|
"The agency is considering rules and enforcement decisions to force the cable and telephone companies to disclose their policies more clearly for delaying traffic that they say is clogging their systems."
|Feb 26, 2008|
|189:|| Develop Online Applications That Work Offline (RIAs) With Adobe AIR|
"Adobe Air allows developers to build tools that still have some functionality even when a computer is no longer connected to the net."
|Feb 25, 2008|
|190:|| Microsoft Windows Live SkyDrive Data Storage||Feb 25, 2008|
|191:|| Comscore's January US Search Report Shows Searching Is Up 8.9PCT|
"There appeared to be small shifts if the stats, compered to the previous month, with Google up 0.1% to 58.5%."
|Feb 22, 2008|
|192:|| The Web is Increasingly a Girls World||Feb 22, 2008|
|193:|| EU: Search Engines Must Comply With EU Rules|
"European data privacy regulators said Thursday that Internet search engines based outside Europe must also comply with EU rules on how a person's Internet address or search history is stored."
|Feb 21, 2008|
|194:|| DNS Resolution Path Corruption Helps Phishing Scams|
"The attack they describe, called "DNS resolution path corruption", could be carried out by a simple piece of code implanted via a malicious website or email attachment,..."
|Feb 13, 2008|
|195:|| Time Warner Set to Ditch AOL & Cable Unit|
"Time Warner's new chief executive officer confirmed Wednesday that the media company is separating its struggling AOL access business from the division's growing online advertising business, a move that could lead to the sale of the traditional dial-up unit."
|Feb 7, 2008|
|196:|| Time Warner Cable To Trial Data Download Pricing|
"The company, the second-largest cable provider in the United States, will start a trial in Beaumont, Texas, in which it will sell new Internet customers tiered levels of service based on how much data they download per month, rather than the usual fixed-price packages with unlimited downloads."
|Jan 17, 2008|
|197:|| F.C.C. to Investigate Complaints Comcast Interferes With Net Traffic|
"The Federal Communications Commission will investigate complaints that Comcast actively interferes with Internet traffic as its subscribers try to share files online, the commission's chairman, Kevin J. Martin, said Tuesday."
|Jan 9, 2008|
|198:|| US Search Figures, December 07, Show Google Up To 66%|
"The latest figures from search market share monitor Hitwise shows Google with a record 66 percent share of Web searches in the United States."
|Jan 8, 2008|
|199:|| 'Hacker Safe' Site Hacked!|
"A Web site that still displays a banner from McAfee's ScanAlert certifying that it is "Hacker Safe," on Friday sent a letter to customers saying that it was hacked last month."
|Jan 8, 2008|
|200:|| Microsoft, Google, Yahoo to pay $31.5m in Online Gambling Case|
"Online gambling is illegal in the US but still widespread Microsoft, Google and Yahoo have agreed to pay a total of $31.5m to settle claims that they accepted online ads promoting illegal gambling."
|Dec 20, 2007|