18 Mar '17, 10am

#DMOZ has officially closed after nearly 19 years of humans trying to organize the web

DMOZ — the Open Directory Project — officially closed today. The move comes three days later than originally planned. It marks the end of an era of humans trying to catalog the entire web. DMOZ was a project designed to organize the web using volunteer human editors and born during a time when a rival to the dominant Yahoo Directory was seen as needed. Nearly 19 years later, neither directory lives, with machine-powered search engines having made them archaic. For more background, see our articles below: The Yahoo Directory — Once The Internet’s Most Important Search Engine — Is To Close RIP DMOZ: The Open Directory Project is closing Unlike with the Yahoo Directory, the DMOZ site continues to operate, at least with a home page that says it is closed. It also links to a mirror copy of the last version of DMOZ before it closed. About The Author Danny Sullivan Danny Sullivan...

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