The Kelsey Group Blog http://206.106.174.250/blog/ Local Media Blog en Copyright 2004-2005 ckelly@kelseygroup.com ckelly@kelseygroup.com Ublog Reload 1.0.5 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Broadband Growth in 2005]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=938 Om Malik. We'll get into this further ...]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2006 13:35:33 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=938 <![CDATA[LocalConnect Launches]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=939 reports on a new product from Local.com that is basically a branded search engine that publishers can ...]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2006 13:15:14 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=939 <![CDATA[InfoSpace Interview]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=937 Thu, 02 Mar 2006 12:47:40 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=937 <![CDATA[Viacom Gets Social]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=936 Thu, 02 Mar 2006 12:38:55 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=936 <![CDATA[Social Networking Bubble?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=935 BusinessWeek brings up the possibility that we’re in a ...]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2006 07:37:30 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=935 <![CDATA[Video Game Advertising Takes a Step Forward III]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=934 here ...]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2006 07:05:28 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=934 <![CDATA[A Conversation With Ask.com]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=927 Tue, 28 Feb 2006 15:08:59 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=927 <![CDATA[More on Google Click-to-Call]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=919 piece today on Google's click-to-call offering, and that of smaller companies such as ...]]> Mon, 27 Feb 2006 18:15:09 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=919 <![CDATA[Monday News Roundup]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=921
— Quarterly revenue increases for Internet search companies are ...]]>
Mon, 27 Feb 2006 17:50:05 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=921
<![CDATA[Why Do We Care So Much About IPTV? II]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=913 Here is another good introductory article (with quite a headline). This one is about some of the killer apps we can expect ...]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2006 15:00:53 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=913 <![CDATA[More on MySpace]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=911 launching ...]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2006 14:35:46 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=911 <![CDATA[Why Do We Care So Much About IPTV?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=907 Here is a great introductory article on the nuts and bolts of IPTV technology. Why is this important ...]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2006 12:47:03 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=907 <![CDATA[LiveDeal Launches Free Rental Listings]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=905 here and here. ...]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2006 22:38:51 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=905 <![CDATA[PreFound Joins 'Social Web']]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=903 reports on a social search engine that has launched called PreFound. Like others in this growing space — ...]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2006 13:17:42 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=903 <![CDATA[Search Portal Rankings Rundown]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=902 Search Engine Watch) found Google has the most loyalty among its users. Here ...]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2006 12:42:48 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=902 <![CDATA[Online Auto Ads On the Rise]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=901 Wed, 22 Feb 2006 12:16:26 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=901 <![CDATA[More on the Olympics and Online]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=895 post yesterday about online ...]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2006 16:34:37 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=895 <![CDATA[Video Launch Roundup]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=892 Here is yet another roundup of broadband video channel launches. ]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2006 17:41:20 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=892 <![CDATA[Will The Olympics Go the Way of Live 8?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=891 This USA Today piece explains that Olympics video content is perfect for online distribution. Much like the Live 8 event that ...]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2006 16:51:05 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=891 <![CDATA[IPTV News Roundup]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=879
--"Punk'd" and "Beauty and the Geek" creators Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg ...]]>
Tue, 14 Feb 2006 13:40:27 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=879
<![CDATA[A Whole New Kind of Speed Dating II]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=878 Friday, here is ...]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2006 13:24:38 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=878 <![CDATA[First Signs of Google Click-to-Call]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=877 Seth Godin (found via SEW) reports on a Google click-to-call option that is being served up with some ...]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2006 23:58:42 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=877 <![CDATA[IPTV Quick Hits]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=874 Fri, 10 Feb 2006 12:10:35 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=874 <![CDATA[A Whole New Kind of Speed Dating]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=873 Fri, 10 Feb 2006 11:08:46 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=873 <![CDATA[MyWeb 2.0.2]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=869 John Battelle reported today that Yahoo! has upgraded MyWeb 2.0. Users can now search "everybody's tabs," which basically expands the social search aspect ...]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2006 15:38:25 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=869 <![CDATA[Bright Spots for The New York Times Co.]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=866 Local Media Journal, we break down the Q4 earnings announcements of major U.S. newspaper publishers. You probably ...]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2006 12:20:18 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=866 <![CDATA[Murdoch Stresses Targeting]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=865 earnings yesterday. During the earnings call Rupert Murdoch stressed the value of its Internet properties, which has yet ...]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2006 11:32:04 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=865 <![CDATA[Video Game Ad Placement Takes a Step Forward II]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=849 been on our long-term radar screen. It will take a while before it has relevance to local, but it's ...]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2006 12:56:26 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=849 <![CDATA[NBC Reaches Locally for Online Content]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=841 Yesterday we wrote about network-affiliated local television stations using their Web sites as distribution points for network content. NBC ...]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2006 16:44:37 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=841 <![CDATA[Online News Gets Some Respect]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=839 on the rise, newspapers are increasingly putting more emphasis on their online news production. ...]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2006 16:12:23 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=839 <![CDATA[The MyWeb 2.0 of Video]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=838 Thu, 02 Feb 2006 17:07:26 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=838 <![CDATA[Super Bowl Ads Aplenty]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=837 Thu, 02 Feb 2006 15:56:36 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=837 <![CDATA[Straight From the Source]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=836 Neal's comments earlier about direct distribution of content that could increasingly render middleman distribution channels unnecessary, CBS has ...]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2006 15:44:53 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=836 <![CDATA[Notable VoIP Happenings]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=826 The San Jose Mercury News reported that ...]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2006 15:00:44 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=826 <![CDATA[My Yahoo! Reaches 30 Million Mark]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=820 Greg's post last week about My Yahoo!, there was an interesting article in The New York Times ...]]> Mon, 30 Jan 2006 12:11:39 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=820 <![CDATA[Rich Media Ads on Google?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=810 Jennifer Slegg uncovered today that Google is experimenting with rich media ads. The undisclosed plan will, according to Slegg's sources, involve ...]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2006 17:49:19 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=810 <![CDATA[IPTV in 10 Million Homes in Five Years?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=809 Thu, 26 Jan 2006 17:18:29 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=809 <![CDATA[My Yahoo! Addendum]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=798 post earlier this month about Yahoo!'s expressed plans ...]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2006 12:23:40 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=798 <![CDATA[March Madness: the Next Live 8?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=796 PaidContent reports today that CBS Digital president Larry Kramer announced the network will offer all of its NCAA March Madness coverage online for ...]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2006 15:58:33 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=796 <![CDATA[What is News 2.0?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=794 Om Malik has an interesting take on what constitutes the term "News 2.0" (the latest phrase within the Internet buzzword parlance that ...]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2006 14:35:28 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=794 <![CDATA[MySpace Goes Mobile, Faces a New Challenger]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=791 PaidContent reports that a new social networking site for Teens called Tagged has received funding. Little is revealed about the business model, but ...]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2006 13:54:16 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=791 <![CDATA[First the Web, Then IPTV, Next Radio]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=772 New York Times about HD radio. Better described as “digital radio”, the technology allows broadcasters to ...]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2006 13:20:22 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=772 <![CDATA[A New Strategy for Outdoor Advertising?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=750 Here’s an interesting concept that circumvents some of the challenges of integrating advertising in online maps. SEW points out that the ...]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2006 17:28:27 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=750 <![CDATA[Yahoo! Continues Toolbar Distribution Strategy]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=749 Tue, 17 Jan 2006 17:18:44 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=749 <![CDATA[News Corp. Plans to Compete for Broadband]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=747
This ...]]>
Tue, 17 Jan 2006 16:57:01 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=747
<![CDATA[A Whole New Kind of Local Ad Inventory]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=745 This just in from the bizarre item of the day department. A new trend in local advertising? Probably not, but good for a ...]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2006 15:03:49 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=745 <![CDATA[MSN AdCenter's Ambitions]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=740 announced Friday that it will step up its adCenter online ad platform to handle all the paid search results that appear ...]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2006 14:32:45 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=740 <![CDATA[IPTV Article of the Day]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=737 piece today about IPTV.

From the article:

No single company ...]]>
Thu, 12 Jan 2006 15:18:47 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=737
<![CDATA[MySpace Plans to Get More Interactive]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=727 announced the integration of downloadable video, VoIP and IM to MySpace, which News Corp. acquired for $580 million in July. ...]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2006 08:00:17 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=727 <![CDATA[IAC Launches Comparison Shopping Engine]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=726 SEW reports that IAC/InterActiveCorp has launched a comparison shopping service called Pronto. Check it out and let us know what you think. ...]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2006 21:01:11 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=726 <![CDATA[2006 Looks to be the Year of Web + TV II]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=717 exclusive interview with Marco Boerries, SVP-Connected Life, Yahoo!. With the recent media storm over content and online video (stepped up ...]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2006 13:08:11 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=717 <![CDATA[Google and Monster?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=710 Fri, 06 Jan 2006 14:41:57 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=710 <![CDATA[More on Google and Yahoo! Announcements Today]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=708 The New York Times (free reg. req’d) has more detail about the expected announcements from Terry Semel and Larry Page today. Semel’s keynote ...]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2006 11:20:08 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=708 <![CDATA[2006 Tech Resolutions]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=703 Thu, 05 Jan 2006 15:13:33 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=703 <![CDATA[Listen to Live CES Keynotes Online II]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=702 SEW has a link to listen to Terry Semel’s Keynote at CES tomorrow. They also cover Bill Gates’ keynote ...]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2006 15:03:57 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=702 <![CDATA[Listen to Live CES Keynotes Online]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=699 SEW points to a few places online where you will be able to listen to the live CES Keynote from Bill Gates tonight ...]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2006 15:45:48 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=699 <![CDATA[Let the Announcements Begin]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=696 Wed, 04 Jan 2006 12:41:45 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=696 <![CDATA[Ford Rolls Out VOD Advertising]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=686 Mon, 02 Jan 2006 13:40:03 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=686 <![CDATA[YouTube Blindsides the Video Search Marketplace]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=680 Danny Sullivan over at SEW points to YouTube, an entrant in the red-hot video search space. Think of it as the ...]]> Thu, 29 Dec 2005 12:10:49 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=680 <![CDATA[IPTV Fails to Steal Cable Market Share...For Now]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=674 Tue, 27 Dec 2005 14:55:00 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=674 <![CDATA[The Online Video Audience Might Be Older Than You Think]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=666
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Mon, 26 Dec 2005 22:37:10 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=666
<![CDATA[Google Improves Personalized Search]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=668 personalized search, a feature on the search horizon that will allow engines to better target users and ...]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2005 13:30:49 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=668 <![CDATA[To Register or Not to Register]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=669 Thu, 22 Dec 2005 13:28:02 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=669 <![CDATA[Video Game Ad Placement Takes A Step Forward]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=660 announced that it has joined the online game advertising network of Massive Inc., which places real-time ads within the gamescapes ...]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2005 11:10:31 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=660 <![CDATA[Yahoo! Launches Open Shortcuts]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=662 SEW, that allows users to create custom search commands. funding and with the iPod video making ...]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2005 10:49:36 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=664 <![CDATA[Well, It's Official]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=665
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Thu, 22 Dec 2005 10:41:11 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=665
<![CDATA[More on Google-AOL]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=667 Om Malik takes an interesting look at the Google-AOL deal, including its implications for Video. Among other things, the deal will give a ...]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2005 10:33:19 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=667 <![CDATA[New Year's Resolutions for Newspapers]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=661 here. It’s a good summary of many of the ...]]> Tue, 20 Dec 2005 15:58:54 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=661 <![CDATA[Online Newsrooms Merge With Print]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=642 Following in the footsteps of The New York Times, USA Today announced that it will merge its print and online ...]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2005 17:10:14 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=642 <![CDATA[Brightcove CEO Predicts Future of IPTV]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=646 according to Jeremy Allaire, founder and president of online video ...]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2005 16:07:01 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=646 <![CDATA[Comparison Shopping Engines Outpace Online Retailers]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=620 reported that traffic rose 61 percent at online comparison shopping sites in the week ended Nov. 27, compared with the week ended ...]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2005 11:57:53 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=620 <![CDATA[Yahoo! vs. Skype]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=613 this story today about Yahoo! planning to launch a VoIP platform that will allow users to make ...]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2005 09:14:29 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=613 <![CDATA[Google Fatigued?]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=592 Fri, 02 Dec 2005 16:40:26 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=592 <![CDATA[Online Mapping Outpaces Overall Internet Growth]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=589 reported that, while Internet use grew 7 percent overall in 2004, online map site traffic increased 33 percent to 51.3 million. Mapquest ...]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2005 20:17:02 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=589 <![CDATA[Local Ad Placement Firm Launches]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=591 Tue, 29 Nov 2005 20:07:52 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=591 <![CDATA[More Newspaper Doom and Gloom]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=573 Wed, 23 Nov 2005 10:37:58 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=573 <![CDATA[Search via Camera Phone]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=580 this story about the advent of mobile visual search, a technology that lets consumers with camera phones use snapshots of ...]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2005 10:18:53 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=580 <![CDATA[More on the Yahoo!–TiVo Deal: The Local Angle]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=530 partnership between Yahoo! and TiVo will allow the latter's users to record programs from their PCs. This not only gives TiVo users ...]]> Wed, 09 Nov 2005 14:40:49 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=530 <![CDATA[Making VoIP a Household Name]]> http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=517 Mon, 07 Nov 2005 20:56:02 -0500 http://206.106.174.250/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=517