The Week in Review

Meta Search + Invisible Web + Virtual Librarians = Wondir!
SearchDay, June 6, 2002
A team of respected search industry veterans is building a new and different kind of information service that seeks to unify cutting edge technology with the web's original egalitarian vision of people freely helping people.

It's Tough to Get a Good Date with a Search Engine
SearchDay, June 5, 2002
Search engines have problems with calendar information. Bottom line: you may end up searching for dates in all the wrong places.

Finding Search Engine Optimization Professionals
SearchDay, June 4, 2002
Looking for help crafting search engine friendly pages and link building programs? These directories of search engine optimization and marketing professionals can help you locate the person or firm that's right for your needs.

Google Announces Programming Contest Winner
SearchDay, June 3, 2002
Google has awarded a $10,000 prize to a programmer who created a program that lets users to search for web pages within a specified geographic area.

Elsewhere at

CIPA Internet Porn Law Tossed Out
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has tossed out the law aimed at restricting Internet access in public libraries, ruling that the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was in violation of the First Amendment.

Gopher Hole Found in Microsoft IE
Finnish computer security company Online Solutions Oy says IE is vulnerable to attack through its Gopher client.

Factiva Launches IM-Based News,,10818_1300431,00.html
The new Factiva Alerts product will use instant-messaging technology to deliver breaking news stories to a user's desktop.

Cyberchondria is Spreading,,10101_1151011,00.html
The huge amount of online health-related information makes it easier for many Internet surfers to play doctor.

Search Headlines

NOTE: Article links often change. In case of a bad link, use the publication's search facility, which most have, and search for the headline.

Internet: international news
UK's secret sites pictured on web...
BBC Jun 7 2002 7:08AM GMT
Online marketing news
ComScore Buys Media Metrix for $1.5 Million...
New York Times Jun 7 2002 6:20AM GMT
Online portals news
A Portal of Call at
Business Week Jun 7 2002 5:00AM GMT
Online marketing news
An Idea To Can the Spam...
osOpnion Jun 7 2002 1:22AM GMT
Domain name news
VeriSign hit with marketing lawsuit...
CNET Jun 7 2002 0:30AM GMT
Online portals news
Yahoo co-founder Yang sells more shares...
CNET Jun 6 2002 10:08PM GMT
Online search engines news
Query on teachable search engines returns reactions... Jun 6 2002 8:11PM GMT
Internet: international news
China moves to block internet portals...
BBC Jun 6 2002 3:03PM GMT
Online portals news
Reuters' portal to success... Jun 6 2002 1:12PM GMT
XML and metadata news
Remedial XML: Further reading...
CNET Jun 6 2002 3:13AM GMT
Online portals news
With AOL Linkage and Speed, New Netscape Jabs at the Giant...
New York Times Jun 6 2002 1:22AM GMT
Gopher hole trips up Internet Explorer...
CNET Jun 5 2002 9:00PM GMT
Internet: international news
Half of Germans don't want internet access... Jun 5 2002 8:13PM GMT
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