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New Zealand

4  ISOCNZ ponders legal action
The Internet Society of NZ (IsocNZ) is deciding whether to take action against an Australian company, Rare Domains, for registering the domain name isocnz.co.nz not to be confused with the real IsocNZ's isocnz.org.nz....
IDG NZ

4  E-Loan extends services with online chat
Online home loan service E-Loan has boosted its site services with chat and cellphone access features, and new lenders...
NZ Herald

4  IOC nixes online Olympic video - NBC to blame?
Although it holds local Olympic broadcast rights, TVNZ will not be able to carry any video or audio from events on its NZoom site. Is the US network NBC to blame?...
IDG NZ

Other

4  The Future of File Trading
Scour Exchange laid off 52 workers on Monday. With litigation causing investors to scurry, file trading businesses continue to search for revenue streams...
Wired

4  Attorney for $3 -- Can I get $2?
Legal services are the latest in the Net's reverse auction craze. Proponents hope for cheaper services, but legal experts worry about the ethical issues...
Wired

4  New Web attack tools exploit chat technology
New attack software has been discovered that uses Internet relay chat to deliver crushing loads of traffic to victim computers and could put the launch button within reach of almost anyone...
CNet

4  Techies dominate list of richest Americans under 40
Starry-eyed children who want to be like Mike might reconsider: According to Fortune magazine, the richest young people in America are not athletes worshiped on the court but technocrats hailed on the street--Wall Street...
CNet

4  Holiday Web sales to grow
Online holiday sales are expected to reach $19.5 billion in 2000, an 85 percent increase over last year, the technology research firm Gartner Group said Tuesday...
CNNfn

Australia

4  Govt hails net censorship as success
COMMUNICATIONS Minister Senator Richard Alston has says the first report into online censorship showed the legislation had defied its critics...
Australian IT

4  The case of the missing notebooks
Computer equipment worth up to $1.1 million has been stolen from government departments over the last 18 months...
NewsWire

4  GPRS hits big business downunder
Cable & Wireless Optus has begun rolling out of its General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) network technology to corporations across Australia, giving big business access to office applications from mobile phone networks...
ZDNN

4  Email Snoopers Risk Privacy Law Breach
Australian organisations currently undertaking e-mail surveillance in the workplace may be in breach of privacy laws...
IDG AUS

Other

4  Studies Show Internet Headache Test Is Effective
Now you may be able to treat your headache with the click of a mouse...
Yahoo

4  Tiny Plastic Computer Screen Made
Philips Electronics NV said Tuesday that its researchers have created a soft plastic computer display that could result in floppy electronic newspapers....
AP

4  DreamWorks' Pop.com scales back plans
Not everything they touch turns to gold. Paul Allen, Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Ron Howard aren't making magic on the Web...
ZDNN

4  CNET Sees $580 Million in 2001 Revenues
Online information provider CNET Networks Inc., which agreed to buy online technology news provider ZDNet Inc. in July, said Tuesday it expects to generate $580 million in 2001 revenues...
Yahoo