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New Zealand

4  Free ISP sites arrive in NetRatings
The local Nielsen NetRatings rankings for April have seen the Web sites of two high-profile free ISPs show up - whatever that means...

4  E-mail virus info 'stolen'
An Auckland software developer who found a security flaw in Microsoft's e-mail software that could secretly unleash viruses says he has had files describing his discovery stolen from his computer...
NZ Herald

4  UK registry using Kiwi know-how
While Land Information New Zealand labours expensively with imported software to digitise the country's land title and survey records, British archives and land registries are using New Zealand software to allow web access...
NZ Herald

4  Electrical appliance e-tailer sets up shop
Online shopping in New Zealand has received a boost with the launch of an electrical appliance e-tailer, developed by former Pacific Retail Group CEO Greg Lancaster and backed by Mercury Energy...

4  Kings of their domains
The ranking of the top four domains accessed by New Zealand at-home surfers remained unchanged in April, according to the Nielsen//NetRatings Internet audience survey...
NZ Herald

4  Proxy servers beat cigar censor
The Health Ministry may do an about-face on the Havana House Cigars web site ban...
NZ Herald


4  Crime site gets warning
OWNERS of the controversial website providing a searchable record of criminals may sell it to a foreign company so it cannot be prosecuted under Australian law...
Australian IT

4  Spectrum faces Mabo claims
ABORIGINAL and Torres Strait Islander claims over the ownership of radio spectrum could disrupt the Federal Government's planned auction of third-generation resources later this year...
Australian IT

4  ABA is accused of net gag cover-up
ANTI-censorship group Electronic Frontiers Australia has accused the Australian Broadcasting Authority of withholding information on banned Internet sites...
Australian IT


4  CERT issues advisory over Netscape server certificates flaw
CERT, the US Government's Internet security agency, has issued an advisory warning of a SSL server identification flaw in Netscape Navigator software...

4  Failed Boo.com bailed out for bargain price
Failed e-commerce website boo.com has reportedly been sold to a UK-based web company Brightstation for Stg250,000...