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One Year Ago: Travel Agents Ask Feds To Block Airline Supersite

Originally published on February 18, 2000 and brought to you today as a time capsule. Travel trade association the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) has formally requested that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) block the sale of airline tickets by 27 U.S. and foreign carriers on an ...

One Year Ago: Clinton Cracks Down On Online Prescription Sales

President Clinton cracked down on the sale of online prescription drugs by proposing a law that requires pharmaceutical sites to get federal approval or face stiff fines. "Use of the Internet to buy medical products is growing rapidly, and many consumers, including those in rural areas or those...

One Year Ago: E-tail Failures Could Trigger Federal Legal Action

Many e-tailers that failed to deliver on time during the holiday season may have opened themselves up to sanctions from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as well as class-action lawsuits, according to an Internet legal expert. Michael D. Scott, a partner with the law firm of Perkins Coie LL...

Warner Bros. and Bluefly Miss the Mark

Warner Bros. has introduced a new fashion-oriented Web site, The Fashion Maven, which supposedly allows consumers to purchase articles of clothing online that were recently worn by one of the entertainment giant's television or movie characters.

Dot-Coms Betting Big Bucks on Super Bowl Sunday

During the 1984 Super Bowl, Apple Computer launched the Macintosh with an ad that many advertising aficionados consider to be the best ever created. Since that time, daring companies have viewed the Super Bowl as the perfect venue at which to launch an "impact" product or service.

New Ranking Service Shuns Leading E-tailers

Customer service portal Feedback Direct joined the ratings game this week by launching the Feedback 50 online companies with the best customer service operations.

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