Numbers: Jul. 30, 2001

27 Number of websites nominated for a Webby Award last year, out of 135, that have since gone out of business

555 Number of Web commercial sites that have died since last year's Webbys

5 Limit on the number of words allowed in a Webby acceptance speech, as one winner demonstrated in his address last week to a presenter from "Sam Donaldson, dude, gnarly toupee."

Sources: New York Times; Washington Post; USA Today


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