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    DMOZ is officially closed.

    As you can see on here:

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    • whiterabbit agrees : what will happen to all the link scrapers
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    In Egypt's sandy silence, all alone,
    Stands a gigantic Leg, which far off throws
    The only shadow that the Desert knows: -
    "I am great OZYMANDIAS," saith the stone,
    "The King of Kings; this mighty City shows
    "The wonders of my hand." - The City's gone, -
    Nought but the Leg remaining to disclose
    The site of this forgotten Babylon.

    We wonder, - and some Hunter may express
    Wonder like ours, when thro' the wilderness
    Where London stood, holding the Wolf in chace,
    He meets some fragment huge, and stops to guess
    What powerful but unrecorded race
    Once dwelt in that annihilated place.

    - Horace Smith

    Thought I would quote the less common of the Ozymandias pair, since I think Shelley's is probably on everyone's minds already

    I suppose instead of a hunter chasing a wolf, in DMOZ's case it will be a scraper chasing content - and instead of London, they'll find the NOODP tags.

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    • Pierre Benneton agrees : ODP is dead, Long live the ODP
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    Its worse than that its dead jim

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    Whoa, that's kind of crazy.
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    Getting links from Dmoz were never be easy but I must say the end of one powerful external resources where ever one can backlink for their site. I know many sites those were ranking well and their one of the important factor was their sites were added here.
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