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
DoS attacks flood in
Key elements of the country's Internet
infrastructure have come under Denial of
Service attack over the past three days...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Study: Interactive revolution will be televised
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...