Back in the bad old days when the World Wide Web was just getting started, everyone built web sites by writing HTML code directly. This was fine back before having a web site was basically required for anyone to take you seriously, but it does require that you have a certain level of skill before […]
Spyware is Internet jargon for Advertising Supported software (Adware). It is a way for shareware authors to make money from a product, other than by selling it to the users. There are several large media companies that offer them to place banner ads in their products in exchange for a portion of the revenue from […]
We are deeply concerned about the degree to which Facebook is damaging trust in both the internet and society as a whole. Hate speech, fake news and misinformation undermine the spirit and functioning of the open internet. Lexicom will join with other industry leaders and cease advertising on any Facebook platforms. We will reevaluate our […]
The .ORG domain registry won’t be sold! Michael, In a huge win for the Internet, ICANN has announced that it’s blocking the sale of the .ORG domain registry to Ethos Capital, a private equity firm.
For obvious reasons we like to keep a weather eye on legal battles that reference the internet world, and this article of recent case summaries caught our eye. There was a period when the legal questions about copyright, and defamation, and the like seemed to live in a grey area, many questions remained to be […]
Is the information you share with others via FaceBook, your photos, your comments, your likes and dislikes, your friends, your politics, your personal preferences in art, food, and entertainment ever going to be removed from Facebook? Yes, you can stop feeding the machine, the process is relatively simple, here s the only link you need […]
Before you can publish a website on the Internet, you need to set up some things. The following illustrates the structure of a website that uses a registered domain name. DOMAIN NAMES Domain names are unique and cannot be duplicated. They are a business asset and can be bought and sold. You cannot register a […]