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New Zealand

4  Xtra, Ihug demand answers from Domainz
Relations between Domainz and the country's major ISPs are being strained by the continuing failure to perform of the new Domainz Registry System...
NZ IDG

4  Help! Yelps govt over ERB
Top level talks are underway with IT chiefs as the government plans to allay industry concerns by watering down parts of its controversial Employment Relations Bill...
IDG NZ

4  DOJ steps into Kiwi cyber-law fray
The US Department of Justice has offered to help write cyber-laws for a number of countries that are lagging, including New Zealand...
IDG NZ

4  Naughty domains snapped up
All seven banned "Anglo-Saxon biological terms" released by the Internet Society early yesterday were registered as Internet domain names later in the day...
NZ Herald

Other

4  Security scare as outsiders get access to NetBSD software password
Developers of the NetBSD open source operating system say a recent security breach did not compromise the software's source code....
Fairfax

4  Sega, Motorola to develop Net cell phone
The two will use technology from Sega's Dreamcast to develop phones that will allow users to download games and images...
ZDNet

4  Britain's Web Spying Bill Could Inhibit E-Commerce
Draft legislation allowing security officials to monitor business e-mails could prevent Britain becoming a leader in e-commerce, the British Chambers of Commerce warned Monday...
Yahoo

Australia

4  ASIC to look into net float
The ASIC is expected to investigate the float of Australia's principal internet domain name registrar, Melbourne IT, following complaints of insider trading....
Fairfax

4  Cheaper Internet still blocked
THE Government's assertion that Australia is about to get cheaper internet rates may be premature...
Australian IT

4  Flight to start-ups "is over"
THE flight of top IT executives to dotcom start-ups has slowed, with many acknowledging they have made a big mistake in light of the recent share market downturn, according to recruiters...
Australian IT

4  OzEmail says sorry over message error
OZEMAIL has apologised to thousands of customers after demanding a $60 annual email account maintenance fee from them. It said a message threatening to terminate the accounts of those who did not pay up was sent in error...
Australian IT

Other

4  Another Online News Site Out of Cash
The rugged business of online news claimed another victim Monday as APBNews.com, an award-winning crime and public safety website, announced it was out of money...
7am.com

4  Microsoft Spends $2 Billion To Market Web Tools
Microsoft will encourage developers to use its Internet products and services...
TechWeb

4  Gnutella viruses weaker than email bugs, experts sa
A worm is crawling the byways of the Gnutella file-sharing network, infecting some unwary computer users looking for movies and music...
CNet