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New Zealand

4  NZ Computer Society names supreme winners
Aoraki Corporation chairman Sir Gil Simpson has won the New Zealand Computer Society's supreme award for the most outstanding contribution to computing in New Zealand in the last century...
Stuff

4  DoS attacks flood in
Key elements of the country's Internet infrastructure have come under Denial of Service attack over the past three days...
IDG

4  Rattled Govt reassures telcos investors
The Government has again come across as rattled by business confidence, yesterday seeking to assure investors there would be no heavy-handed intervention in the telecommunications sector...
NZ Herald

4  Budde Fears Opportunity Lost
A major opportunity has been missed by the [NZ] Telecommunications Inquiry in failing to open up the local access telecommunications market for unbundled services, says Australian-based commentator Paul Budde...
NZ.Internet.com

Other

4  Porn Panel: Nix 'Mouse-Trapping'
The Commission on Child Online Protection wants the government to come down hard on sex site practices such as "mouse-trapping" -- when multiple windows open and it takes forever to close them all...
Wired

4  Government sites disregard children's privacy law
Some government Web sites--including the White House site--are not adhering to a law that requires companies to obtain parental consent before soliciting personal information from children...
CNet

4  Linux leader says standard version will emerge
The profusion of Linux versions available today soon will converge into a single edition, the head of one of the top four Linux sellers predicted...
CNet

4  Study: Interactive revolution will be televised
Infrastructure advances, coupled with growing consumer demand, are fostering a revolution in the emerging interactive television market, with more than 81 million Internet-capable TVs expected to be installed worldwide by 2004, according to a new report from market researcher International Data Corp...
CNN

Australia

4  Survey debunks big dot-com salaries myth
IT IS a myth that e-commerce companies always pay their staff more than their "bricks and mortar'' counterparts, a survey has found...
Fairfax

4  IBM faces industrial action
IBM Global Services Australia (GSA) faces possible industrial action following a dispute with its staff providing services to Telstra...
NewsWire

4  ISPs find being free isn't easy
FREE internet service provider GoConnect has lodged a supplementary prospectus after the Australian Securities and Investments Commission slapped an interim stop order on its original prospectus...
Australian IT

4  Merger of equals becomes SMS takeover
The merger of Sausage Software and SMS Consulting was touted as a "union of equals", but three months later all the signs point to a hostile takeover by Lloyd Robers' SMS...
AFR

Other

4  Yahoo Faces Hard Questions Entering Earning Season
Yahoo Inc. may be the best of the bunch in the Internet media business, but people are not sure what that counts for anymore...
Yahoo

4  Honda Debuts Wired 'Cyber Cars'
It's a glamorous idea: Cyber cars hooked to the Internet provide drivers with guides to thousands of restaurants, details on hot springs and schedules of festivals - all right on the dashboard...
AP

4  Bill Doubles High-Tech Visa Fees
Federal fees that companies pay for visas to recruit skilled foreign workers would double to provide more training and education for American workers under a bill the House approved Friday...
AP

4  CERT to disclose software flaws
The security incident response center will give software companies 45 days to fix security flaws, joining the trend toward open discussion of vulnerabilities...
ZDNet