Wednesday, January 30, 2002
Discover Which Marketing Programs Really Work This is a nice bit of research on the comparative benefits of using Google's AdWords service versus Overture's pay for placement feature. My personal experience is that paying for impressions on Google ends up being a lot more expensive per click through, so I use Overture.
IDC - eNewsletter IDC examines the Storage Service Provider landscape, which is now littered with failed companies. The SSP concept didn't really catch on like folks had hoped. I always was leery of a business model that meant critical storage resources were on the other end of a network, especially an unreliable one like the Internet.
CNN.com - Consumers ask for return of SafeWeb service - December 12, 2001 I'm not surprised, in this environment where law enforcement wants to scan our every move, that people are clamoring for SafeWeb to resume offering their anonymous Web surfing service.See this other article for information on how the CIA is pursuing large scale data crunching applications to collate all kinds of data on people. I've always said that it's not the fact that there's lots of information being recorded about you that's a problem. It's when all that data is combined that your privacy gets destroyed.