blekko donates search data to Common Crawl by Lisa Green.
From the post:
I am very excited to announce that blekko is donating search data to Common Crawl!
blekko was founded in 2007 to pursue innovations that would eliminate spam in search results. blekko has created a new type of search experience that enlists human editors in its efforts to eliminate spam and personalize search. blekko has raised $55 million in VC and currently has 48 employees, including former Google and Yahoo! Search engineers.
For details of their donation and collaboration with Common Crawl see the post from their blog below. Follow blekko on Twitter and subscribe to their blog to keep abreast of their news (lots of cool stuff going on over there!) and be sure to check out there search.
And from blekko:
At blekko, we believe the web and search should be open and transparent — it’s number one in the blekko Bill of Rights. To make web data accessible, blekko gives away our search results to innovative applications using our API. Today, we’re happy to announce the ongoing donation of our search engine ranking metadata for 140 million websites and 22 billion webpages to the Common Crawl Foundation.
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