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America Online

An Internet company that was instrumental in bringing online services to the public. It provided an online community through its software that allowed customers to share information and communicate with each other. Eventually, AOL provided access to the Internet as a whole. At one time, 30 million people in the United States alone received their Internet connection through AOL.
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- Defense attorney John Warden, while questioning America Online (AOL) Inc's David Colburn about AOL's efforts to get a customized embeddable browser from Netscape, asked, "was it a problem for you that Netscape regarded AOL's proprietary service as a thing from the past?" Colburn replied that the situation at the time (early 1996) had to be considered, and that many people felt "the internet and MSN [Microsoft Network] would wipe out AOL."
Bank of America Online Banking will continue to provide industry-leading safety features including the exclusive Site Key[TM] tool and $0 Liability Online Guarantee.
Under the terms of the deal America Online will reportedly also offer extended footage from the film along with photos and information from behind the scenes of the movie.
As part of its campaign, America Online has partnered with Cyota, the anti-fraud and online security specialist, to help identify and block access to suspected phishing sites through a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week monitoring process.
Similarly, Opera is adding voice-activated features, and America Online is reportedly preparing its own standalone browser.
The four largest ISPs--Yahoo, America Online, Microsoft, and EarthLink--agree that authentication is the goal but disagree on how to get there.
BlackVoices.com, the popular Internet site serving African-Americans, is returning to America Online. AOL reacquired BlackVoices from Tribune Publishing Company, which owns the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times newspapers.
At AOL@SCHOOL, we are excited to expand the reach of our trusted learning service to the wireless environment, making it easier and more convenient than ever for students and teachers to take advantage of this valuable, no cost service provided by America Online."
Finnish telecomms solutions provider Nokia said on Thursday (19 February) that it had completed successful pilots featuring single sign-on for mobile devices with operators America Online Inc, Orange and Vodafone.
DNet is presented through Capwiz (used by many of the most highly trafficked Internet sites, such as America Online, Yahoo, MSN, USA Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, C-SPAN and Congress.org).
The July 22, 2003, edition of The Wall Street Journal ran a front-page article about author Harlan Ellison's lawsuit against America Online.

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