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Craigslist: Your data belongs to you

One of the themes of Web 2.0 (if there is such a thing) is that all of the data that gets aggregated by Web applications and social networks can be a very powerful thing, and can in some cases justify giving services away for free — provided people who use those services agree to let their data be sliced and diced and parsed in various ways, whether to generate ads or whatever.

Craigslist Lists New Job Posting Fees
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After deliberation in the Craigslist forums, the massively popular online classifieds site will begin imposing a fee on job postings in a quartet of new markets.

Police 2.0? Hitting Back At The Online Mafia

The Internet is helping citizens to take the law into their own hands, and if the trend continues, it may lead to online registries devoted to more than just stolen bicycles.

eBay’s Kijiji US Debut Competes With…eBay
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If opening the Kijiji classifieds site to American users draws business away from Craigslist, eBay stands to lose a little bit too.

SMX: SEO, Meet SMM

Ready to get more out of social media? The leaders in social media marketing dish on how to get in on the action–everything from why to where to how.

Get your 15 Minutes at mesh

In case you haven’t been keeping track, it’s May already — and that can only mean one thing: the mesh conference is less than a month away.

Sen. Dorgan Praises Net Neutrality Coalition

Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) criticized both AT&T head Ed Whitacre and Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) for their efforts against Network Neutrality protections during a conference call with reporters today, as the SaveTheInternet.com coalition celebrated its first anniversary.

E-Vice Squads Target Second Life and Craigslist

The e-vice squads are a-crackin’ down – you’re not even allowed to have virtual fun anymore. The FBI considers breaking up Second Life gambling rings; Craigslist is packed with perverts; and YouTube just wusses out, a sin in itself.

Ha Ha, HotJobs Advertises On Craigslist

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but paying a competitor to do your job for you may be the most definitive form.

Advanced PR Forum – Social Media Takes Center Stage

Bulldog Reporter, Advanced PR Forum, Olympic Collection, Los Angeles

Local Publishers Can Hold Against Craigslist

Somewhere at the top of the Silicon Valley, Craigslist has upset the status quo of publishing; only the most dedicated websites can survive the hazardous venture into the Valley and face down the Colonel Kurtz of online classifieds.

Some Wild Web 2.0 Rides

If there were a contest for dramatic Web 2.0 stories, these two bloggers would be neck and neck for the winner this week. While their anecdotes demonstrate the effectiveness of a little buzz, the social media snowball effect has had them bouncing around a little more than they wanted – well, it worked out for one of them in the end.

Online Home Browsing More Common

The number of people going online to seek housing information has doubled since 2000, the Pew Internet and American Life Project reported. As that number increases, it seems local advertisers and business owners are missing out on some golden opportunities. There has to be a way to combine local targeting and online housing listings.

Craigslist Readies Job Fee In Four Cities

The Boston, San Diego, Seattle, and Washington DC markets will have to pay for placement of job ads on their local Craigslist sites beginning October 22nd.

Bargain Hunters Lose Papers, Find Craigslist

People are more and more putting down the red markers, forsaking ink-stained fingers in favor of carpel tunnel and blue-light specials at online classified websites. comScore reports the industry has grown by 47 percent over the past year – not so much from the folks in the Ozarks, though.

10x 2.0

The traditional venture capital invests disruptive technologies that provide a 10 fold improvement and generate 10x return.

Flash Worm Leads to No MySpace Widget Love

TechCrunch is reporting that third-party MySpace widgets such as those by the ever popular YouTube are no longer allowed to have link throughs.

Craigslist, Authentium Flap Ends

The inability to access the Craigslist.org classifieds sites vexed users of Cox Interactive and caused some to blame software provider Authentium for the problem.

Web Giants to Court: Craig’s Our Buddy

Craigslist received a boost in court last week from its giant Internet friends. Google, Amazon, AOL, and Yahoo! filed an “amicus brief” on behalf of the online listings site, which has been wrangling with discrimination lawsuit that, if successful, could have huge implications for Web site operators and their relationships with third party content providers.

Authentium Responds To Craigslist Flap

John Sharp, CEO of the security software company at the center of the Craigslist/Cox Interactive flap, has responded to address questions of his product’s role in the story.

Craigslist Blocked By Cox Interactive

In case anyone may be wondering what a world without network neutrality may look like, it could resemble the “Server Not Found” pages seen by Cox Interactive customers trying to access the Craigslist classifieds site.