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New Zealand

4  Brown bumped off Isocnz list for abuse
The man being sued by the CEO of Domainz over comments he made on the Isocnz members' list has now been suspended from the list over comments about Domainz' PR company...
IDG NZ

4  US retailer buys Genie software
Auckland software house Genie Systems has sold its OrderWare electronic procurement system to a division of giant US retailer Toys 'R' Us...
NZ Herald

4  Clear spends $14m on upgrade
Clear says it has doubled the capacity of its telecommunications network in the North Island by investing in new fibre optic technology...
Stuff

Other

4  Studios Score DeCSS Victory
Hacker 'zine 2600 has been barred by U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan from publishing the software code that unscrambles DVD encryption, in a major victory for the movie studios and a big defeat for Linux users...
Wired

4  New strain of "Love" virus steals passwords
Security experts say that a new strain of the infamous "I Love You" virus has hit some businesses located in Europe and in the United States...
CNet

4  European start-up banking on the need for weed
Amsterdam start-up iToke, a kind of alter ego to Kozmo.com, the popular 30-minute delivery service in several U.S. cities, plans to take delivery orders for marijuana starting Sept. 1...
CNet

4  Yahoo's price: ups, downs
It's no secret that Yahoo! is a well-managed, highly profitable and ultra rapidly growing Web portal that has left its competitors in the dust. However, there is a difference between a good company and a good stock...
CNNfn

4  No End In Sight For IM War
Imici joins the list of companies whose instant messaging products AOL has blocked interoperability with...
TechWeb

Australia

4  Start-ups to get $85m from US
Australian venture capital firms are to be joined by a powerful new player in the technology investment arena, opening up a fresh source of funds for local start-ups...
AFR

4  WorldCom data network goes into action
Global carrier WorldCom has launched its next assault on the Australian market, yesterday switching on a data network that locks it in battle with both national and international telcos...
AFR

4  This software hunts down criminals
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the 'baddest' criminal of all? In Australia, the feds are using off-the-shelf software to help them bust the bad guys...
ZDNet

4  Telcos pay the price
Telecommunications players in Australia are now paying the price for a decade of focusing on privatisation and share price at the expense of network infrastructure, industry analyst Paul Budde said today...
Australian IT

Other

4  FBI Prepares to Disclose Material on Wiretapping
The FBI is collecting material giving details of its Internet-wiretapping system known as Carnivore and will begin turning it over to a privacy protection group for review within about 45 days, the Justice Department says....
Yahoo

4  Bank Says No Damage From New Virus
Swiss banking giant UBS AG said Thursday no damage has been reported as a result of a new strain of the ``Love Letter'' computer virus that specifically targets its customers...
Yahoo/AP

4  Online traffic: Web is 'not a fluke'
There are now more U.S. households online than not, thanks to cheap computers and free ISPs shrinking the digital divide, new studies show...
ZDNet

4  EMI Sues Site Over Cell Phone Downloads
EMI Music Publishing has filed a $45 million copyright-infringement lawsuit against Santa Monica, Calif.-based Global Music One and chairman Ralph Simon...
Billboard