Andy’s off speaking at SMX, and we’re here holding down the newsly fort.
- New protocols are making it easier to submit sitemaps according to hosts from robots.txt. I think that’s what it means, anyway.
- If you actually use iGoogle, a handy new feature puts Google Webmaster Tools on Your iGoogle Homepage.
- Yahoo admits that the Microsoft Bid Has Been a Distraction. Gee, someone dangles $45B in my face and I have no problem focusing on other things. . . .
- A teenager killed herself after being molested by a predator she met on the Internet. As terrible as this is, this just isn’t how our legal system handles it: Parents Of Deceased Teen Sue MySpace. The case is pretty weak: they didn’t even meet on MySpace. The predator introduced the teen to MySpace and helped her set up her profile.