500k of user data released by AOL

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http://www.techcrunch.com/2006/08/06/aol-proudly-releases-massive-amounts-of-user-search-data /

the data is of their marketing stats, showing clicks etc for different

links to zip file of data! makes interesting reading

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Re: 500k of user data released by AOL

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Read before you post :-) (Yeah, I know, Usenet works quite async).

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Re: 500k of user data released by AOL

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My Post has links to mirrors where you can download the data

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"AOL just released the logs of all searches done by 500,000 of their users
over the course of three months earlier this year. That means that if you
happened to be randomly chosen as one of these users, everything you
searched for from March to May (2006) is now public information on the

Possible download links:
http://www.gregsadetsky.com/aol-data /

Note that the MD5SUM should be:
"The md5 of the file AOL posted (and now removed) is

IIRC the page you link to has a link to Greg's page. I recommend using the
mininova torrent link though (which is also mentioned on Greg's page).

BTW, notice the :-) after Read before you post ;-)

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