Interesting article about the impact of new laws in Canada. Search engines in Canada will have to be very aware of copyright laws, though the international nature of the web may make it hard to enforce. The only possibility is … Read More
An article at internetnews.com, annouced that China is joining the internation battle against SPAM. China, the article notes, is the leading nation for zombie computers – infected computers that are used to send Spam. They have joined the 29 nation … Read More
The Direct Marketing News ran an interesting story that the Telecommunications Authority was getting ready to enact spam laws.
The Australian courts may determine who has the rights to misspelled versions of trademarked domain names. Accoording this story from ZNet a local Australian businessman bought the domain but the registrar decided to take it back as in their opinion … Read More
CNet reports in this article that though the European Union government failed to adopt Privacy legislation, requiring ISPs to record all electronic communication, it seems the individual countries have decided to implement the laws. As the article mentions “U.K. communication … Read More
Sohu seems to have adopted the Avis moto, “We try harder.” And, taking the global Google out of the mix, like the Avis, Sohu is China’s number two search engine. The Chinese government has tightened restrictions on internet companies, and … Read More
A recent thread at Search Engine Watch forums discusses the improving positions of country-specific domains in the Google SERPs. Whether this is a change in the algorithm or just that more international webmasters are developing increased links in the international … Read More
The freedom of the web is limited by the country it is connected to these days. As the article from Reporters Without Borders tells us China now requires every blogger and webmaster to register their online presence. China appears to … Read More