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New Zealand

4  Promises, promises: Palmer vs Telecom, again
PC World's Geoff Palmer has been back at the Disputes Tribunal, in pursuit not just of the charges he paid under Telecom's 0867 scheme - but a guarantee that it wouldn't happen again...
IDG NZ

4  Xtra edges towards 300,000 dial-up customers
Xtra is claiming nearly half of all New Zealand's business and consumer Internet accounts...
IDG NZ

Other

4  Swiss Firm Forced To Change Name
A start-up Swiss Internet health company had to take the ``Mc'' out of its name after the McDonald's corporation opposed its use...
AP

4  FBI Gives a Little on Carnivore
Nope, the FBI will not reveal how the controversial email surveillance system works. It will, however, conduct a privacy audit...
Wired

4  Amazon Exec Quits, Stock Falls
Shares of Amazon.com plunged more than 10 percent Tuesday after a news wire service reported that the company's president will resign...
Wired

4  Intel veers from Rambus-only road map on Pentium 4
The company will come out with a chipset next year for the Pentium 4 geared to work with standard memory, a move that raises questions about the future of Rambus-based memory...
CNet

4  Rivals Unite To Pry Open Door To AOL Chat
Instant messaging small fry gang up against AOL powerhouse...
TechWeb

4  Push Is Shoved Back Into Limelight
Remember when "push" technology was heralded as the future of online content delivery? Well, like disco, push refuses to go away...
TechWeb

Australia

4  LibertyOne's Bristow joins dot bombers
The founder of embattled internet and e-commerce company LibertyOne, Graham Bristow, last night added his name to the long list of departed high-profile dot com entrepreneurs...
AFR

4  Dingo Blue on track
DINGO Blue should report a profit this financial year as the one-year-old internet and telecommunications provider continued to look for strategic partnerships, managing director Martin Paech said...
Australian IT

4  Universities to install Web snoop
The University of NSW and the University of Sydney have agreed to trial Internet monitoring software...
NewsWire

Other

4  Internet Sex a Risky Business, U.S. Study Finds
People who find sex partners through the Internet may face a greater risk of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases than those who find partners in less virtual venues, according to a study released on Tuesday...
Yahoo

4  Hollywood looks to kill hyperlinks in copyright fights
As Hollywood and record companies go all-out to protect their copyrights online, they've run up against one of the Web's most hallowed traditions: the untrammeled ability to link to anything anywhere on the Net...
CNet

4  IT woes: Software that cries wolf
Intrusion-detection tools have their place in a network's security arsenal, but their false-positive alarms keep network administrators up at night...
ZDNet

4  FTC close to deal on Web profiling
Sources say new privacy deal with Net ad firms is designed to better protect Web surfers and their identities as they click away...
ZDNet

4  Channel Islands balk at 'domain tax'
The Channel Islands refuse to pay fees to Icann, the net's co-ordinating body...
BBC