The free speech group Reporters Without Borders is offering a free downloadable guide ( in Adobe Acrobat’s pdf format ) for dissident bloggers located in countries that restrict criticism of the ruling government and policies. The guide shows dissident bloggers how to get around censorship issues; protect their anonymity; practice journalistic ethics as well as […]
Here is an opinion piece on Google’s plans to scan millions of books and make their texts searchable on the internet: Google’s Digital Library Tests Law by the Associated Press on CNN.com.
Here is a an interesting development in “deep” or “invisible” web technology. The article details how a start-up company called Glenbrook Networks is trying to bring together deep web resources into one search engine that would search numerous, separate databases at once. You can read more about this at The Mining of the Invisible Web […]
The “deep web” is the part of the internet that is not typically indexed by the major search engines. It includes searchable public record databases; company databases; non standard file formats ( like image files, audio files, adobe acrobat files etc. ). The deep web contains a lot of useful information for skip tracers and […]
While most search engines use keyword content to return page results to users, the Orion search engine, developed by Australian researchers, will return expert results based on content that is strongly related to the searched keywords and phrases. This could be a great step forward in search engine technology for internet research. For example, a […]