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DMOZ is shutting down.

Discussion in 'SEO & SEM Discussions' started by Christopher, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. Christopher

    Christopher Membership: Community

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    As of the 14th of March 2017, DMOZ will no longer run.
    https://www.dmoz.org/
    Launched in June 5, 1998; 18 years ago by Rich Skrenta and Bob Truel while they were both working as engineers for Sun Microsystems.
    You can read more about their rise to fame here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DMOZ

    And some chatter around the SEO industry about it https://www.seroundtable.com/dmoz-is-closing-down-23481.html
    http://news.softpedia.com/news/dmoz-the-open-directory-project-to-close-this-march-513439.shtml
    https://meshrepublic.com/dmoz-open-directory-project-shutting-down/
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  2. chris

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    Not even resolving now...
     
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  3. Lemon

    Lemon Membership: Trader

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    Anyone remember Altavista, HotBot
     
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  4. chris

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    Ah the good old days...
     
  5. Bacon Farmer

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    Thanks to all those editors that worked so hard rejecting nay ignoring my submissions.
     
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