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New Zealand

4  Hackers bust Telecom's security
A group of computer hackers claims to have compromised the privacy of 255,000 Telecom phone subscribers in Auckland by compiling a "reverse directory."...
NZ Herald

4  Farm management on the Net
An Internet-based farm management system developed in New Zealand is helping farmers here and overseas to best manage their land...
IDG NZ

4  Swain: broadband net access is key
Information Technology Minister Paul Swain is convinced every New Zealander needs fast and reliable internet access in the shape of a broadband connection...
NZ Herald

Other

4  The Internet Is Falling ... Not!
A computer emergency response team is issuing a warning that the Trojan horse has been unleashed and a huge denial of service attack that can take down the entire Internet may be looming. "Ha!" cry informed skeptics...
Wired

4  Whitehouse.gov in Disrepair
A Brown University study confirms what many Web watchers suspected: Government websites are run about as efficiently as, well, government agencies...
Wired

4  Webcasters honor ban on live Olympic footage
Pirate broadcasters using the Internet to distribute unlicensed video footage seem to be staying away from the Olympic Games, a senior International Olympic Committee official said today...
CNet

4  Registrars Invited To Fight Against NSI
Leading independent domain name registrars have been invited to form a trade organization to battle their archenemy, Network Solutions Inc...
ZDNet

4  Internet Land Rush at TM Office
How do you register a domain name before the domain-name registry is created? A quick application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office might just do the trick. A legal analysis by Oscar S. Cisneros...
Wired

Australia

4  IT spending growth slows
Growth in Australia's information technology and telecommunications indistry is expected to plunge to just 6pc this year as the effects of Y2K, the GST and Olympics expenditure drain the corporate wallet...
AFR

4  Telco watchdog sees complaints shift to staff, customer service
Complaints about telephone and Internet companies are leaning more towards complaints about staff and customer service, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman says...
Fairfax

4  Austar: We still want eisa
The broadband communications company is not giving up, despite the collapse of its takeover bid for the ISP...
NewsWire

4  Melbourne IT shares drop below float price
The woes of Melbourne IT deepened yesterday as the shares of the fallen internet names' glamour stock crashed through their $2.20 float price in morning selling that was dominated by retail investors...
AFR

Other

4  Smashing the music business
Rock bands The Smashing Pumpkins and The Offspring are defying their record companies and releasing albums in the popular MP3 format...
BBC

4  Clinton H-1B visa programs not working
Critics say government programs have failed to train significant numbers of Americans to reduce employers' reliance on H-1B workers...
ZDNet

4  Sun bets on 'Cheetah' in Net race
Sun's UltraSPARC III chip, code-named Cheetah, could set the pace for the company's Net Effect plans...
ZDNet

4  Workplace: Workers Lack ABCs of E-Mail Writing
E-mail used for business correspondence demands Accuracy, Brevity and Clarity -- but many workers simply do not know their e-mail ABCs...
Yahoo