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New Zealand

4  Walker Wireless introduces voice service
Walker Wireless has taken another step towards the wireless local loop with the demonstration of a new voice service using Ericsson VOIP technology...
IDG NZ

4  Katie, the Infinity cybersquatter?
When the newly founded Infinity Group searched for the obvious Internet domain name it found, not surprisingly that infinity.co.nz was taken...
IDG NZ

4  Jail terms loom for computer hackers
Computer hacking is likely to become punishable by imprisonment under proposed Government legislation...
NZ Herald

Other

4  Hotmail glitch exposes email addresses
A flaw in Microsoft's Hotmail program is inadvertently sending subscribers' email addresses to online advertisers, the company confirmed today...
CNet

4  ACLU: Law Needs 'Carnivore' Fix
The American Civil Liberties Union tells Congress that the FBI's 'Carnivore' email interception program is proof that it's time to update the nation's privacy laws. The FBI says Carnivore is misunderstood...
Wired

4  A Glitch in Yahoo's Fine Day
Yahoo's popular free email service goes down for two days. Service is finally restored, and the company blames the problem on users' ISPs...
Wired

4  Security hole leaves Microsoft's Excel vulnerable
Microsoft said it is working to close a security hole in its Excel spreadsheet program that could open computers to attack while bypassing warning systems...
CNet

4  Nearly undetectable tracking device raises concern
A widely used, yet virtually undetectable, means of tracking people's Internet surfing habits is joining its better-known cousin, the cookie, as the subject of several lawsuits and a privacy initiative by the government...
CNet

Australia

4  Review causes net concerns
BILLIONS of dollars in investment in regional areas and cities may be lost if the Government restricts internet content, according to regional Australia's high-speed internet service...
Australian IT

4  Ecorp down but best of crop
ANALYSTS at leading investment bank Goldman Sachs have almost halved their share price target for Kerry Packer's internet play Ecorp, the nation's largest dotcom company, but maintain it remains the one with the best long-term potential...
Australian IT

4  Melbourne IT secures domain dominance
A new deal with auDA may see the local .com.au registrar extend its monopoly on domain registration after its contract expires in October next year...
Newswire

Other

4  Microsoft Downplays Its .NET Force
CEO Ballmer maintains the software maker doesn't aim to rule the Internet; it just wants to provide tools...
TechWeb

4  Livewire: Net Companies Do a Reality Check
In the wake of the recent stock-market correction that decimated numerous Internet stocks, dot-com companies are scrambling to get real...
Yahoo

4  Patents a Real Player in Cyberspace
Priceline.com has dibs on a name-your-price online shopping method. Amazon.com claims exclusive rights to a one-click checkout system. CyberGold has a patent on using incentives to reward consumers for paying attention to Internet ads...
Yahoo/AP

4  IE 5.5 -- it's good news for developers
Microsoft's new version of the browser aims to make life easier for developers and, in return, users...
ZDNet

4  Man busted for NASA high-tech mayhem
New Yorker allegedly did it all -- broke into computers, used one to host a hacking chat, stole credit card info and sent out porn spams...
ZDNet