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Mon dieu!
From Nicholas on 9 Nov '99
replying to OH MY GOD! posted by Joe

>You're never going to believe this, I barely could myself. I certainly don't see this amount of referral traffic that would indicate this many SE's using the ODP data.
>
>Check it out for yourself:
>http://dmoz.org/Computers/Internet/WWW/Searching_the_Web/Directories/Open_Directory_Project/Sites_Using_ODP_Data/
>
>Any opinions?

Surprised, but not amazed. Yahoo has been riding high and mighty,
but a bit loose in the saddle. As the Net grows, it pulls in fast
learners as well as perptual newbies. The fast learners see the
limits of Yahoo pretty soon.

And of course Yahoo threatened to sue NewHoo over the name, possibly
triggering a traditional Silicon Valley Value: payback time!




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