This is a wiki-wiki web... please add your own info about the
collapse of the Internet economy, and the economy in general.
These sites track closings, layoffs, and similar bad news:
Activities for laid-off employees to participate in:
How low can Wall Street go?
Another sign of the times is companies desperately trying to
get income from their web sites:
- Add your own example here!
There are plenty of other signs of the downturn:
- MicroTimes, a Silicon Valley-based freebie publication with ads for computer stuff, had 196 pages in the 9/8/1999 edition. The 4/16/2001 edition is a much slimmer 104 pages... almost down to two digits!
- My membership in http://www.carclub.com stopped working about 4/19/2001... they finally admitted they were going out of business on 4/28/2001, with all outstanding balances to be refunded to customers.
- I had first issued a warning about CyberRebate on Cagey Consumer in February 2000. They declared bankruptcy on 5/16/2001 with possibly as much as $100 million in outstanding rebates owed. Of course, as a Ponzi scheme, this was doomed to eventual failure without Divine Intervention.
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