Alexa Opens Up

This is interesting news:’s Alexa Internet division has launched a service for developers today that offers over a hundred terabytes of Web site information. Alexa Internet, which has been crawling the Web since 1996, said it has data on some 4.5 billion Web pages covering 16 million sites.

The company’s Alexa Web Information Service (AWIS) is being released after a beta test period of one year, during which over 3,000 developers used it.