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Is The Lycos MP3 Index Legal?

Within hours after Lycos launched its MP3 service in February, the Recording Industry Association of America expressed concerns. Thousands of illegal recordings are now available in MP3 format, so RIAA was not thrilled to have a major site offering a service that makes it easier to find them. Within hours after Lycos launched its MP3 service in February, the Recording Industry Association of America expressed concerns. Thousands of illegal recordings are now available in MP3 format, so RIAA was not thrilled to have a major site offering a service that makes it easier to find them. 0 Comments

Lycos Buys Wired, Gets Facelift

Lycos acquired both a network of new web properties, including the HotBot search engine, and a new look in October. Lycos announced an agreement on Oct. 6 to acquire Wired Digital, which owns HotBot, HotWired, Wired News, Webmonkey and Suck, through a stock swap valued at US $83 million. Devoted followers of HotBot needn't worry about dramatic changes, at least for the near future. Plans are to run HotBot as a separate service, especially as it appeals to a different audience than does the main Lycos service Lycos acquired both a network of new web properties, including the HotBot search engine, and a new look in October. Lycos announced an agreement on Oct. 6 to acquire Wired Digital, which owns HotBot, HotWired, Wired News, Webmonkey and Suck, through a stock swap valued at US $83 million. Devoted followers of HotBot needn't worry about dramatic changes, at least for the near future. Plans are to run HotBot as a separate service, especially as it appeals to a different audience than does the main Lycos service 0 Comments

The Search Engine Update, Feb. 19, 1998, Number 23

===================About The Update=================== The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news. It isavailable only to those people who have subscribed to Search Engine Watch, http://searchenginewatch.com/ . Please note that long URLs may break into two lines in some mail readers. Please cutand paste, should this occur ===================About The Update=================== The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news. It isavailable only to those people who have subscribed to Search Engine Watch, http://searchenginewatch.com/ . Please note that long URLs may break into two lines in some mail readers. Please cutand paste, should this occur 0 Comments