Entries by Mitch Joel from 03/2012

Freedom From the Web? There's an App for That!

| Posted 03.06.2012 | Canada Business

At the TED 2012 conference in Long Beach, California last week the theme of anti-web sentiment was pervasive. It seems like the past two decades have now culminated in what can only be described as a backlash to our connectivity. We even have an app called Freedom to lock us out of the Internet.

Are Those Robots or People Clicking on Your Site?

| Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada Business

The use of robots to crawl the Internet to grab as much information for possible in a malicious way is nothing new. The ability for website owners to get smarter and ensure that they are protecting their consumers (from both the robots and third-party deals) is nothing new, either, but the numbers are getting out of control.