Daily Archives: August 8, 2008

Richard Waters

yahoo-slide-on-behavioural-targetting.jpgWith its all-important search partnership with Google awaiting regulatory clearance, Yahoo really needs to keep its nose clean on Capitol Hill right now.

That’s probably one reason it has just pre-announced a new opt-out so that users of Yahoo services can request not to be on the receiving end of targeted advertising (it won’t actually go into effect until later this month.) 

Richard Waters

Some readers took issue with my reference to Linux on PCs as DOA (though, I should add, very respectfully – these open-source types certainly know how to conduct a civil conversation.)

Yes, it was flip, I admit it. But let’s face it: enterprise customers haven’t bitten, and enterprise is the real focus of the latest IBM push.