Description: Press articles in 2007 on or featuring the Open Directory Project.
Search Engine Journal: 10 Steps AOL Should Take to Reinvent the Open Directory Project
Loren Baker reviews AOL’s relationship with the ODP and provides suggestions about how the project can reinvent itself. (September 28, 2007)
SearchEngineLand.com: History Of AOL Search
Danny Sullivan provides a timeline for the major events in the history of AOL Search. Mentions their 1998 purchase of Netscape Inc, which included the Open Directory Project as part of the purchase (July 05, 2007)
Forbes.com: Open-Door Policy
Jimmy Wales explains the motivations behind his launch of Wikia Search. ODP is named as a Web 1.0 community aimed at organizing the Internet. (May 07, 2007)
Google Webmaster Central: Site Content and Use of Web Catalogues
The article from Webmaster Central clarifies that the use of scraped content to increase the volume of a site violates Google´s webmaster guidelines. ODP and Wikipedia are named as examples for frequently-copied high quality sources. (March 16, 2007)
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