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New Zealand

4  Online marketing not hit and hope
Nasdaq fortunes may dip and spike, but there seems to be no shortage of online gurus offering e-marketing advice...
NZ Herald

4  Digital pullout spoils boom year for TVNZ
A decision to write off nearly $13 million from its aborted foray into digital television has marred an otherwise bumper year for Television New Zealand...
NZ Herald

4  Kiwi lingerie site expands
Lingerie online is apparently doing fine and is nowhere near going, er, bust. Internet-based company JenniferAnn.com, which sells lingerie, perfume and handbags online to the world, is growing and has taken on more staff...
Netguide

Other

4  Windows ME Bugged by Flaw
Computers running the Web TV for Windows program can be hacked into from the Internet. The problem existed in Windows 98, and has not been corrected in Windows ME...
Wired

4  Canada's Kids at Risk, Too
The Canadian government wants to enact legislation to protect children from exposure to sex and violence on the Internet and in video games...
Wired

4  Microsoft adjusts sign-on feature to patch Windows 2000
The software giant says it will release a software patch to fix a hole in its Windows 2000 operating system that could leak usernames and passwords to unauthorized individuals...
CNet

4  Many e-tailers dodge phone calls to cut costs
Yobie Benjamin needed to send a friend some money. So, like many Internet executives bullish about online commerce, he thought he'd try an unfamiliar yet promising new Web service to do it...
CNet

4  Polling company drops spam suit against ISPs
N.Y.--A polling company has withdrawn a lawsuit that accused several Internet service providers of blocking correspondence with as many as 2.7 million of its 6.6 million online panelists...
CNet

Australia

4  Head of Melbourne IT falls on his own URL
Melbourne IT confirmed its status as the fallen glabour internet stock of the year yesterday when it revealed a further deterioration in trading and parted company with its chief executive, Peter Gerrand...
AFR

4  Spike ditches Radio
SPIKE Networks has closed its Los Angeles-based Spike Internet Radio unit and reported its net loss had widened to $26.87 million from $4.54 million last year...
Australian IT

4  Saving the worst 'til last
Access1, ChaosMusic, AdultShop and Jumbomall are among a raft of high-profile technology companies which held off revealing heavy losses for as long as possible...
NewsWire

4  Technology pins Web sites to the map
A revolutionary technology for pinpointing the geographic location of Web sites has been developed by two young entrepreneurs in country Queensland...
ZDNN Australia

Other

4  Napster Launches Attack In RIAA Legal Battle
Napster says the RIAA made "serious errors" in its court filings and ignored or minimized legal precedents favorable to i...
TechWeb

4  Privacy Groups End Tie With Amazon
Two privacy groups that have criticized Amazon.com's practices in the past have decided to end partnership with the online bookseller to protest Amazon's changed privacy standards...
AP

4  Linux users say SDMI contest a trick
Some Linux lovers say the record industry is using them as a free consulting service to improve Secure Digital Music Initiative encryption...
ZDNN

4  Courtney Love demands some MP3.com cash
The Grammy Award-winning singer says she will turn the tables on Universal and ask a court to fine the company for stealing her music...
Upside