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Subject: Re: [uk-netmarketing] RE: fall of the dotcoms?
From: Mark Bunting
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 19:45:21 -0000

You could still search Usenet through deja.com, and
you still can... until today when Google announced
that it had snapped up the archive:

so bye bye deja. and tomorrow, google's bid for world


--- Ashley Pomeroy <arpattermisoc [dot] org> wrote:
> >>>>But the path they are following is not the one
> they first thought
> of..."<<<<
> Note both Altavista and Deja.com, two search engines
> which decided to
> become multi-internet mega-entertainment portals,
> found out that nobody
> cared, and have now reverted to being search
> engines.
> Particularly galling in the case of Deja.com, as its
> only useful feature
> was the ability to search old Usenet postings,
> something they curtailed in
> order to become a kind of mutant MSN.

Mark Bunting: mark [dot] buntingatinfonic [dot] com
INFONIC Online Communications Management
Tel +44 (20) 7490 8844

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