Sex slips through censor's net
NEW Zealand could soon host a website featuring live
sex acts due to a legal loophole in the country's censorship
laws, a New Zealand newspaper has reported...
Courts may have to interpret new tax law - expert
The courts would be called on to settle conflicting
interpretations of proposed new rules on research and
development tax deductions, particularly if the Inland
Revenue Department continued to closely scrutinise
deduction claims, a leading tax expert said on Wednesday...
Ministry buys into internet phone system
The Ministry of Social Policy has attained the Holy Grail of telecommunications.
This month it has tossed out...
Microsoft Muscles Up Its Portal
MSN gets a beefier look on Wednesday as the
Redmond software giant says it will pursue the
leading online sites even more aggressively...
Usenet Sale: Sounds to Silence?
Deja.com is about to sell its Usenet archive -- six
years of Internet communications chiseled into
digital stone. The pending change of owner raises
the question: Is there a future for the Internet's
Singapore targets $4 billion to promote science, tech
The National Science and Technology Board (NSTB) has received $4 billion
(S$7 billion) from the Singapore government to boost the island's local science and
technology efforts over the next five years...
Data Privacy Fears Haunt Internet, Study Shows
Almost two-thirds of U.S. Internet users and three-quarters of non-users say they fear
that going online endangers their privacy, the U.S. component of a world survey
released on Wednesday found...
Internet Attack Paralyzes Israeli Government Web Site
A coordinated attack by thousands of pro-Palestinian Internet users Wednesday
blocked access to the Web site of Israel's Foreign Ministry, a ministry official said...