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Web Hosting Articles
    • Courting Content Liability

      Creating content or supplying services for the World Wide Web can be a worrisome road. Recent court cases and controversial legislation have hinted at huge potential liabilities for three major areas - electronic defamation, copyright infringement, and obscenity.

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    • Now You Can Have Google Gadgets on Your Webpage
      Google Gadgets for your webpage can help make a site dynamic and rich with content. Google Gadgets, which have long been available for users to add to the Google homepage and Google Desktop, are now available for webpage owners to add to their own webpages.

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    • Playing Music on the Internet
      The Internet is the hottest new arena for emerging and established recording artists to deliver their product to the public. Bands, major music publishers, and a slew of startups have set up shop on the Internet to ply their wares.

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    • Can I Borrow a Bit of Digital?
      More than one million people bungee jump into the hurly-burly digital world of the Internet each month and create a World-Wide Web page. Perhaps you're one such stalwart soul.

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    • Waging War Against Cybersquatting
      There appears to be a new sheriff in town when it comes to cybersquatting - the Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA). A non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., the CADNA has just announced the launch of a national campaign against the fraudulent abuse of domain name registration that is at the core of cybersquatting and that the CADNA says threatens the future viability of Internet commerce.

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    • Yahoo! and comScore Networks Study Reveals Influential Consumers Can Be Reached Through Search, Social Media and Communication Tools
      The Internet has become an increasingly powerful resource to help companies extend their brand message online through some of the most loyal, engaged and influential consumers, according to new research from Yahoo! and comScore Networks. Released today, "Engaging Advocates through Search and Social Media" reveals how consumers use social media, search and communication tools like email and instant messaging to research and talk about the brands, products or categories about which they are passionate.

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    • Presidential Campaign Web Sites: One-Stop Political Shops
      In past years, it may have been difficult to unravel the banter to figure out where the candidates truly stood on the issues. Those days are over for truly interested voters, as now they can go to the candidates' respective Web sites to find out how they position themselves.

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    • Google Apps extends protection to web surfing and remote workers
      Google today announced a web security product that makes it easy and affordable for companies of all sizes to provide Internet security to users in any location. Google Web Security(TM) for Enterprise provides real-time malware protection and URL filtering with policy enforcement and reporting.

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    • Major Search Engines Unite to Support a Common Mechanism for Website Submission
      In the first joint and open initiative to improve the Web crawl process for search engines, Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft today announced support for Sitemaps 0.90 (www.sitemaps.org), a free and easy way for webmasters to notify search engines about their websites and be indexed more comprehensively and efficiently, resulting in better representation in search indices.

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    • Solidifying Immunity For Interactive Computer Service Providers Under the Communications Decency Act
      StubHub and eBay have just scored a victory in an Oregon class action, furthering immunity for interactive computer service providers under the Communications Decency Act.

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