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New Zealand

4  0867 charges might come back, warns Telecom
Telecom doesn't rule out reinstating its two cents per minute charge for Internet calls to non-0867 numbers, despite the Commerce Commission taking it to court over the numbering scheme...
IDG NZ

4  Telecom and the watchdog
History suggests nobody should hold their breath for a resounding result from Telecom's latest brush with the Commerce Commission...
IDG NZ

4  Bidders wary of 'showing their hands'
Bidders predict that the Government's radio spectrum auction still has a long way to go, despite being kept alive by tiny bids...
NZ Herald

Other

4  Let the Games Be Streamed
Yep, virtually everything an Olympic fan could want to know will be available on the joint NBC/Quokka website this September ... except Games video...
Wired

4  Chaos Dogs Dot-Com Directories
Folks who put together directories of dot-com businesses are finding it's nearly impossible to print anything that stays remotely up to date. But they're still trying...
Wired

4  Microsoft cracks down on Internet sales of counterfeits
The software giant is taking legal action against more than 7,500 Web sites and auction sites worldwide for selling programs the company says are counterfeit...
CNet

4  Yahoo, others gain domain names from U.N. rulings
U.N. arbitrators decide in favor of Yahoo, Microsoft, AT&T and Japan Tobacco in a series of rulings on "cybersquatting" disputes...
CNet

4  TMP posts 'monster' 2Q
TMP Worldwide, which is best known for its Monster.com employment Web site, reported Tuesday second-quarter earnings that easily beat the analysts' estimate...
CNNfn

Australia

4  E-tailers rise, bug-eyed and taxed
More than a third of retailers still do not have an e-business strategy in place and most have blamed the demands of addressing Y2K and GST for diverting their attention...
AFR

4  Catapult to auction two spectrum licences for regional Australia
Catapult Communications will conduct a private auction for two spectrum licences in north Queensland and regional South Australia...
Fairfax

4  Australia Post to sell Technocash
The new electronic currency allows Internet users to shop online without a credit card...
NewsWire

4  Spike gets stung by staffing costs
The Web developer has pulled in $6.4 million in revenue, but spent the same on staffing after a series of high-profile defections...
NewsWire

Other

4  Survey Says Copyrights Can Be Protected Online
Almost three out of four film and television producers believe copyrights can be protected on the Internet despite concerns about piracy, a survey conducted by Red Herring and the Hollywood Reporter found....
Yahoo

4  Plugged In: the 'Internet Home' Is Here - Honest
High-tech soothsayers have seen the Home of the Future for years: Water the lawn from the office on a scorching day. Spy on the teens when away. Even let a plumber in to fix the toilet when you're out...
Yahoo

4  Mobile Phones Link to Video Games
Sony Corp. and NTT DoCoMo are teaming up to let users of DoCoMo's wireless-Internet phones play video games through a link-up to Sony's Playstation video game console...
AP

4  Brits angry over cell phone tracking
New legislation will allow police agencies to track the movement of cell phone users with limited accountability when it becomes law in October...
ZDNet