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Excite UK now powered by AllTheWeb

23rd July 2002

The Register: Tiscali to launch Excite across Europe. From

We are back—and we have created the most complete search channel on the web for you. Take advantage of our collection of 2,100,000,000 web sites and the world’s largest man-made directory!

Sounds like Google and DMOZ doesn’t it? Sure enough, the directory pages carry a standard Open Directory footer. The only indication of what is powering the search engine is a Fast logo, which suggest that Excite UK have gone with AllTheWeb rather than Google for their back end.

This is Excite UK now powered by AllTheWeb by Simon Willison, posted on 23rd July 2002.

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