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This article was published on January 1, 2008

What year is it?

What year is it?
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

Founder & board member, TNW

Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

Every year it takes webmasters a few days (or months!) to realize that it is a new year and they should update the copyright notices at the bottom of their websites. I know, it is trivial, but I just can’t help but smile when I see the most expensive and well watched frontpage of the world display ‘2007’ when it is actually 2008

Google and Yahoo: both wrong
Google Yahoo!

CNN and Reuters: Reuters wins!
CNN.com http://www.reuters.com/info/copyright

Wired and Techcrunch: both wrong
Wired News Techcrunch

Apple and Microsoft: sorry Apple fans, both wrong
Microsoft Corporation Apple

See any other funny examples of outdated websites?