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MediaFire Takedown Notice Threatens Mozilla Over SkipScreen

MediaFire, a file sharing website loaded with copyrighted files, has sent a hypocritical takedown notice to Mozilla over Firefox plug-in SkipScreen. Since Mozilla has no control over SkipScreen, and since Mozilla itself is not violating MediaFire’s terms of service, there is only one reason they sent the takedown notice to Mozilla, legal extortion. MediaFire hopes that Mozilla will be too afraid of the cost of litigation and simply comply with the request even though it has no merit.

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SEO When SEO Wasn’t Cool

Most companies not founded in the last five years, and those with a long-term eye on the future focus their branding efforts on differentiating themselves from the key words that describe their business, not the other way around like SEO demands. But, these companies managed to create search optimized brands without any SEO at all.

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Bing Webmaster Tools Down

Microsoft’s vaunted Bing search engine can’t manage to provide the basic webmaster tools that website owners depend on. Maybe they should use Google Webmaster toools to find out that they have a broken link.