DMOZ, one of the oldest and most trusted web directories announced on their home page yesterday that they are closing up shop. The site is going offline March 14, 2017.
DMOZ launched on June 5, 1998, over 18 years ago and will be shutting its doors in 14 days from now.
Here is a picture of the home page as it looks today:
John Mueller said the it isnt the end of the web and SEO is not dead: