Whatever Happened To GeoCities, Lycos, Netscape & Other Giants Of Web 1.0?

(Ben)

Long before Facebook and Twitter, well before even Friendster and MySpace, before the first dotcom bubble burst, in the eons before Google was a glint in anyone’s eye, there was the first web. In comparison to everything that’s come after it, you could call it Web 1.0 or perhaps even just “the dark ages.” But for anyone born before, say, 1990, this was the dawn of our now-ubiquitous digital world. But as the digital giants of yesteryear have been replaced by the now-ubiquitous Facebook and Google, how many are still in play now? [More]

Gawker Responds To Lycos' Aluminum Foil Sword Rattling

Gawker Responds To Lycos' Aluminum Foil Sword Rattling

Lycos, don’t you have better things to do, like fade quietly into the night?

Lycos Steps Up Legal Threats To Get Meanypants CS Manager's Photo Down

Lycos Steps Up Legal Threats To Get Meanypants CS Manager's Photo Down

Somehow Lycos took time off from deleting customer’s emails to send off more photo removal requests, and now they’ve got their general counsel involved.

Lycos Customer Service Manager's Picture Held Hostage Until He Restores Customer's Email And Apologizes

Lycos Customer Service Manager's Picture Held Hostage Until He Restores Customer's Email And Apologizes

Subject: http://tinyurl.com/2ftcg6 violation of my privacy.

Lycos Deletes All Of Customer's Email, Tells 'Em To Suck It

Lycos Deletes All Of Customer's Email, Tells 'Em To Suck It

This is Mike Jandreau, master and commander of all customer service at Lycos. When you don’t check into your email for 30 days, Lycos deletes 2 years worth of your personal email.