Does Google pay DMOZ?

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Does Google compensate DMOZ for using their directory?  If so, do the
volunteer editors see any of that?  Or if not, who funds the hardware and
bandwidth required to run DMOZ?

Richard S. Westmoreland

re: Does Google pay DMOZ?

You can see some information here -

Also, I found this -

"DMOZ was founded in June of 1998 by Rich Skrenta under the name
 - Netscape acquired "NewHoo" in November of 1998
 - Renamed to the Open Directory Project
Rich Skrenta founded the Directory Mozilla project ( DMOZ ) to create
a cooperative environment that would allow volunteer editors to keep
up with the internet explosion. Prior to the project, no directory
staff could review, add, and manage the vast amount of submissions
made to any human edited directory ( the problem was primarily
identified with the Yahoo Directory )."
more here -

Hope this helps,

Re: Does Google pay DMOZ?

Richard S. Westmoreland wrote:
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no, they are volunteers

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