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New Zealand

4  "About time" say ISPs on 0867 action
Far from being thrilled at the Commerce Commission's decision to take Telecom to court over its 0867 move, ISPs around the country are annoyed that it's taken so long...
IDG NZ

4  CTU to 'beef up' web site
Unions are adding internet access to their list of employment contract claims...
NZ Herald

4  Net firms shun consumer code
Information technology minister Paul Swain wants to know why Internet providers are not signing up to a voluntary code of practice, designed to protect consumers...
Stuff

Other

4  PlayStation 2: Worth the Wait?
Impatient video game geeks who bought the Japanese version have been largely disappointed. But Sony and observers say the U.S. version, with more software in tow, could be better...
Wired

4  Setting Limits for 'Whois' Data
Anti-spam advocates say a recent lawsuit could set a precedent to control access to the millions of names, phone numbers, and email addresses contained in domain name whois databases...
Wired

4  Credit card scammers fish for AOL members
Online Net giant America Online has been hit with another scam aimed at tricking its members into giving up credit card information...
CNet

4  Microsoft's IE 5.5 Fails The Test
Microsoft's recent release of Internet Explorer 5.5 for Windows targets the Web-development community. But the many proprietary extensions to industry standards in the browser could alienate the very group the company wants to court...
TechWeb

4  More Netscape Users Sue Over Feature Removal
America Online unit Netscape Communications plans to remove a feature in its SmartDownload product that has irked some users enough to file a lawsuit, a spokesman said Friday...
TechWeb

Australia

4  Two gain $50m venture capital
Venture capitalists are this week expected to put another $50m in fresh capital into two high-profile Australian companies at the cutting edge of the e-commerce revolution...
AFR

4  WWW Institute of Aust bytes dust
The dot com shakeout has struck again, this time sending discount internet hosting company World Wide Web Institute of Australia into the arms of administrators and leaving 900 of its customers in the lurch...
AFR

4  Telstra charges 'too high': ACCC
TELSTRA is planning to charge competitors close to double the price estimated by the national competition watchdog for access to its local copper wire network...
Australian IT

4  PlayStation2 delay threatens Oz
A one-month setback in the launch of the console in Europe will also affect Australian buyers...
NewsWire

Other

4  Web-Based Calls No Threat to Telephone ... Yet
It's the hottest new way to place a phone call and doesn't cost a cent, but don't expect Internet dialing to replace your phone any time soon...
Yahoo

4  China Says Provinces Setting Up Internet Police
At least 20 provinces and cities are moving to set up special Internet police to ``administrate and maintain order'' on China's fast-growing computer networks, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday...
Yahoo

4  When programmers shut down
In the digital age, writer's block has morphed into programmer's block. The cure? Fire up the Skittles...
ZDNet

4  Griffith Seeks Web Business Profit
A few years ago, actress Melanie Griffith didn't even own her own name on the World Wide Web...
Yahoo/AP