- Compete.com raises $10M in their third round of funding, bringing them to $43M total.
- Russ Jones proposes a new robots.txt command—exclude by keyword. I like the idea (a lot), but I just don’t think that search engines will go along with it. Maybe, though.
- If Google doesn’t care about behavioral targeting, the government does. The FTC will hold a “town meeting” to discuss behavioral targeting in November. Get your tickets now; they’re selling like hot cakes.
- If you thought the YouTube debate was radical, hang on to your hats: Yahoo will host the first ever web-only presidential debate for the Democrat candidates this September. It’s scheduled for September 12—five days before the Republicans’ YouTube debate. Draw your own conclusions.
Hot cakes, linky goodness—I think I need some Krispy Kremes to go with that kind of sweet, rich goodness!