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  ZNet | Miscellaneous | Notice to AOL & Compuserve Users
AOL has admitted the problem is on their end (we have technical proof of this on our servers, as well).
And a representative from AOL has admitted that the problem deserves to be resolved and is the fault of AOL.
AOL is aware of the problem but has yet to act on it.
www.zmag.org /content/temp/5004209372967.cfm   (672 words)

 BetaNews | AOL to Release 9.0 Security Edition
AOL members determine what price ceiling is right for them, and will receive "Certified AOL e-mails" on their desktop computer, PDAs or cell phones when the limit is violated.
AOL has responded to the inherent need for children to search the Internet for school and their own personal interests with "Teen Search." Teen Search shields children from inappropriate content by establishing a "green zone" of trusted, pre-screened Web sites.
AOL is #1 ISP, so it needs to offer protection for the majority of their users and majority is people that relie on AOL for protection.
www.betanews.com /article/AOL_to_Release_90_Security_Edition/1100755385   (2481 words)

 AOL speak - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Refers to the manner of text speech used by the stereotypical AOL user on message boards and specifically AOL Instant Messenger (AIM).
It is composed of 'words' (not used in its technical sense) generally made of one syllable or less.
The AOL Translator will take your dissertation prospectus and make it legible to AIM users.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/AOL_speak   (131 words)

 Amazing Stories. Hackers speak on AOL
Though AOL has implemented procedures to detect patterns of usage of AOHell, and has thus been able to terminate a substantial number of AOHell users and track some of them down, people are still using the program.
We made it clear that the only purpose of AOHell is to abuse the AOL service and that a number of issues their investigating (i.e., child porn, computer crimes, etc.) are attributable to AOHell users because they have unbridles access to AOL.
When aol discovers a phony number they do not try to trace the user (even though they use caller id to validate checking account customers which would be the easiest fake) they simply destroy the account.
www.aolwatch.org /hackers1.htm   (4109 words)

 [H]ard|Forum - AOL without spyware?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
AOL is based off IE Browser, but has big ties to Nutscrape.
AOL is constantly updating their own software, although it would be nice for AOL to let users know what is being downloaded.
The question was specifically for the OP AOL is fine for home users, but I find a way to move my business clients away from it.
www.hardforum.com /showthread.php?t=812745   (904 words)

 Internet slang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With the rise of instant messaging services (ICQ, AOL, and MSN, among others) the vocabulary has expanded dramatically.
So common has it become, in fact, that it has made the jump to deliberate usage particularly when satirising newbies; a common example is referring to the internet as "teh internet" or "teh internets".
Recently, New Zealand allowed students to use a type of internet slang known as "txt speak" in school and on tests so long as their answer is just as clear and grammar or punctuation are not the subject of the test.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/AOL_speak   (822 words)

 Golden State: Golden State Column: AOL Hell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
AOL would credit back the false charges I listed on the form, he said, but only if they were incurred within the previous 90 days.
AOL's current policy is part of an FTC agreement where AOL will send a letter confirming cancelation to an end user and the end user then has to confirm their billing information and return the letter.
AOL sent a letter to BBB and cc to me idicating that the account was canceled and the balance was zero three weeks after I filed the complaint to BBB.
goldenstateblog.latimes.com /goldenstate/2006/02/golden_state_ao_1.html   (6270 words)

 Ch6Part5 - JotSpot Wiki (codebook)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
She could then select a screen name close to her own name and define it according to who she really is. At other times StrayCat may like to pretend to be a man—engaging in virtual cross-dressing, and all that might bring with it.
So in AOL you are given a fantastic power of pseudonymity that the “code writers” of real space simply do not give.
There are places in AOL where people can gather; there are places where people can go and read messages posted by others.
codebook.jot.com /Book/Chapter6/Ch6Part5   (1273 words)

 Invasion of the AOL e-mail spammers | Tech News on ZDNet
She is going to another service, driven away by the levels of spam she encountered and the complications of AOL's system for dealing with it.
Fortunately, AOL allows you multiple addresses, so we set up a new one and she prepared to use it.
AOL does not release screen names to junk mailers -- that would be commercial suicide.
news.zdnet.com /2100-9595_22-846106.html   (1170 words)

 ONLINE ORIGINAL: Loving AOL--Before Time Warner
The new company, essentially 55% AOL and 45% Time Warner, is projected to have higher cash flow, but slower earnings growth.
In the spirit of regaining some long-term perspective, it's useful to go back to the responses from AOL "believers" and "doubters" (in the convention of last week's story), even though they were sent in before the deal with Time Warner was announced.
Many said that AOL is so much a part of their kids' lives that its future is all but ensured.
www.businessweek.com /2000/00_04/b3665009.htm   (1284 words)

 Through the AOL looking glass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Their lawsuit, the latest in a string, last week charged AOL management "knew well in advance" that they were courting gridlock.
AOL backed off its automatic switching plan only after irate feedback from subscribers, criticism from the Consumer Federation of America and chats with some state attorneys general.
In classic AOL speak, subscribers are advised to please use their "unlimited" service less.
www.usatoday.com /tech/columnist/cc0120.htm   (892 words)

 Mac News: News: Innovator Andreessen is AOL's Loss
Last week, just seven months after AOL bought his company, it was announced that Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen will step down from his post as America Online's chief technology officer.
In corporate-speak, what AOL really means is that Raduchel's management philosophy is more closely aligned with its somewhat linear vision of the online world: Let's make more money by boosting membership.
AOL's corporate line is that Andreessen will still be working part-time for the Dulles, Virginia-based company -- helping them with technology issues.
www.macnewsworld.com /story/commerce/1250.html   (632 words)

 Zoli's Blog :: AOL Just Did the Unthinkable - Boycott AOL?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Hey, even with the AOL data there's still an amount of deniability, but it's appalling that anyone should be put in the position of having to deny anything.
This disclosure contradicts AOL's own privacy policy, which names search data as being part of a user's network information, says that a user's network information will only be disclosed as described in the privacy policy, and makes no mention of just publishing the data for public research.
AOL released a large database of searches that includes 20 million web queries from 650,000 AOL users.
www.zoliblog.com /blog/_archives/2006/8/6/2204969.html   (2757 words)

 broadband help » Forums »
AOL is late on broadband and should just transfer their customers to a better ISP.
AOL's new broadband push is heavily centered around their BYOA plan....where you pay AOL 10 bucks a month for @aol.com email and other content....along with paying your transport ISP, like DSL or cable.
AOL is a BIG company...TIME WARNER is an even bigger one....companies this big take time to steer.
www.broadbandreports.com /forum/news,27277~fmode=flat~days=2000   (1026 words)

 Album Speak by Lindsay Lohan - AOL Music
Read AOL Anywhere Rules of User Conduct for more.
AOL members: For our full suite of interactive Message Boards, Chats, Polls, and member stories, go to keyword: Music Talk.
Everything about the album 'Speak' by Lindsay Lohan including album title, track listings, release dates, guest artists, record label info and user reviews on AOL Music.
music.aol.com /artist/lindsay-lohan/606537/album/speak/719491   (197 words)

 AOL and Time Warner Merger Approved
America Online, Inc. and Time Warner Inc. announced that they have completed their merger to create AOL Time Warner Inc. The merger was completed after approval by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with conditions placed on AOL's instant messenger service and Time Warner's cable television lines.
About the merger Steve Case, Chairman of AOL Time Warner, said, ``This is a historic moment for consumers everywhere, and a tremendous step toward our goal of becoming the world's most respected and valued company.
AOL Time Warner will lead the convergence of the media, entertainment, communications and Internet industries, and provide wide-ranging, innovative benefits for consumers.
www.writenews.com /2001/011101_aoltw.htm   (302 words)

 AOL Loses Battle to Protect Identity of Client :: MostlyCreativeWorkshop :: Reviews and News Done Right
In April 2001, AOL filed a motion to quash Nam Tai's subpoena; arguing it should not be required to reveal subscriber information because it would "infringe on the well-established First Amendment right to speak anonymously."
AOL argued that Nam Tai's complaint did not merit setting aside First Amendment rights, but the lower California court had disagreed.
If AOL goes back to the court in Virginia and it still rules against AOL, the company could then appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
www.mostlycreativeworkshop.com /article98.html   (339 words)

 MacAddict Forums / AOL Death Watch
I see no reason one should be ashamed of using AOL anymore than one should be ashamed of having to go through childhood.
AOL is fantastic for beginners who are just getting their feet wet.
It just seems to me there is something very wrong when a company has all these high powered hot shots, drawing enormous salaries and perks, then that company pays them millions in more perks and severance when they fail on the job, or get "bought out".
www.macaddict.com /forums/post/684445   (1189 words)

 AOL for Small Business
AOL for Small Business delivers an online experience that is more relevant and meaningful to you and your business, including programming focused on business issues, tools for business management, and small business-oriented offers and promotions.
AOL for Small Business members have the choice of connecting to the Internet using a dial-up (narrowband) or AOL for Broadband DSL connection.
AOL for Small Business is complementary to the personalized Welcome Screens available on AOL 9.0 Optimized by offering a customized Welcome Screen tailored to the needs of small business members.
legacy.aolsvc.aol.com /small_biz/faq.adp   (3303 words)

 BW Online | January 14, 2000 | After the Deal, Will Investors Keep Loving AOL?
Then a few days later, AOL announced a $183 billion deal to purchase Time Warner (TWX) for stock, and the whole debate shifted.
Their focus nowadays is on number crunching as they try to put a dollar value on shares of a company that by the end of the year will be rechristened AOL Time Warner.
Merrill Lynch analyst Henry Blodget estimates that if the merger goes well, the stock could trade at $90 in a year (see BW, 1/24/2000 "Running the Numbers on the Deal,") and the rise Jan. 13 shows that some are using the setback as a buying opportunity.
www.businessweek.com /bwdaily/dnflash/jan2000/sw00114.htm   (1646 words)

 USATODAY.com - AOL tests Chinese-language site, quiet on China market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
AOL's main U.S. site plans to offer vintage TV shows, but does not offer full-length movies.
A spokeswoman said AOL plans to focus on its U.S.-based target audience and has not announced intentions to re-enter the China market.
By 2004, Jonathan Miller, chief executive of AOL, told Reuters at the time that the company was in discussions to enter the Chinese market again.
www.usatoday.com /money/media/2006-02-13-aol-china_x.htm   (511 words)

 ilani ilani: The sky is falling: AOL-speak
The top story on Digg as of now is entitled "AOL has destroyed the English langauge with chat speech." Needless to say, it's preposterous that AOL could be blamed for people using--gasp--abbreviations.
The comments on Digg are actually more interesting to me than the actual story.
most people can still speak and type coherantly." [Sic.] Well, I type in all lower-case, punctuate less, and use abbreviations in e-communication to people I know well enough--and so do plenty of the most successful professors, doctors, and lawyers I know.
bridgetsamuels.com /blog/2006/04/sky-is-falling-aol-speak.htm   (164 words)

 Halfbakery: Speak in AOL
Boned for the mere IDEA that anything on AOL deserves to be in the real world, and I wish I had another for you having made sdm drag Pauly Shore out and claim that he was ever funny.
Emoticons and jargon abbreviations predate AOL; you're ignoring a rich, varied history of MUDs and MOOs and BBSes in favor of one fairly recent, obnoxiously dumbed-down, dominant brand.
One person posts WOHRNDLKSNDNF and 40 people ask what the hell that means, four or five post their intrepretations and add something along the lines of 'you idiots', several others defend the first, a flame war happens and it ends up with the original poster saying 'My cat stepped on the keyboard, sorry'.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Speak_20in_20AOL   (2460 words)

 LearnLeetspeak.com - What is leetspeak
They do not consider the use of extreme short forms (such as " b " for "be", or " u " for "you") as leetspeak; instead, they refer to it by such terms as " AOL speak ".
This is because they associate such habits with users who use ISPs like AOL, which is associated with " noobiness " and therefore not considered "elite".
The chief difference between leetspeak and AOL speak is that leetspeak has the goal of obfuscating traditional written language while in AOL speak the goal is primarily to shorten words (and therefore allow "n00bs" to be able to communicate more quickly).
www.learnleetspeak.com /whatis.php   (391 words)

 Announcement of Suspension - Ex Isle Forums
Those who use AOL speak usually are unable to post in normal English.
Many of us that used/are members of AOL tend to be able to type coherantly.
Actually AOL speak comes from the AOL chatrooms not regular AOL subscribers.
www.exisle.net /mb/index.php?showtopic=32212   (1292 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
That need to speak, to tell you all the things I should have but couldn't, all the things I desperately would now, but can't.
But now, I can't speak to you, I can't tell you all of this because you are gone.
You're not here for me to take for granted anymore; for me to waste away your precious presence like air, not knowing or fearing that I would ever lose you, that I would be left alone without the breath I foolishly believed would last forever.
members.aol.com /BelleElle7/needtospeak.txt   (913 words)

 How to report AOL! - Invision Power Services
I have tried to speak to AOL on the phone, it is really hard to explain because AOL technical dont even know what is the forum/message board.
Anyone using AOL on forum are totally banned at the moment.
If they are really determinded blocking AOL IPs will not help, they will use a proxy / proxies, its just impossible to stop like that, you can make it harder but thats it.
forums.invisionpower.com /index.php?showtopic=166651   (984 words)

 DirtTrails.com | Forums
Posted - 07/18/2003 : 11:51:31 AM I can't stand people that always have to shorten words when they type and use "AOL speak." In fact, it's almost as annoying as "leet speak." For those that aren't aware of "leet speak" it is normally spelled 7331 sp34k.
Also, for me the respect I have for a fellow forum user is increased when they type in a more mature manner, but with the influx of younger and younger people on the internet I'm realizing that "AOL speak" and "leet speak" are just things I'm going to have to deal with on the internet.
I can't stand people that always have to shorten words when they type and use "AOL speak." In fact, it's almost as annoying as "leet speak." For those that aren't aware of "leet speak" it is normally spelled 7331 sp34k.
www.dirttrails.com /Forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4278   (927 words)

 With AOL 9.0 Email Marketing Just Gets Worse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
It is absolutely imperative that AOL users add the email address of incoming newsletters to their address book known as "People I Know" in AOL speak.
You can see the graphic instructions that advertising.com uses to show their AOL subscribers how to make sure they receive emial newsletters they signed up for here.
Unfortunately that also means that all too often emails sent by us (or any other email provider) to an AOL account may be filtered out or not received at all depending on the settings.
www.keywebdata.com /articles.aspx?article=9   (554 words)

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