I've got an update coming on developments with Google AutoLink since I last wrote about it (see Google Toolbar's AutoLink & The Need For Opt-Out). There's a petition, meta tags against it and so on. But in the meantime, via Steve Rubel, news that Wall St. Journal tech columnist Walt Mossberg has come out against the system: Google Toolbar Inserts Links in Others' Sites, And That's a Bad Idea. Mossberg was instrumental in getting Microsoft's Smart Tags killed, as my earlier article explains more.
Meet Your Favorite Search Engine Watch Contributors
Many of SEW's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Thom Craver, Josh Braaten, Lisa Barone, Simon Heseltine, Josh McCoy, Lisa Raehsler, Greg Jarboe, Dan Cristo, Joseph Kerschbaum, John Gagnon, Eric Enge and more!