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New Zealand

4  ISPs 'served with illegal warrants'
The convictions of online child pornographers could be challenged if the Department of Internal Affairs has faxed warrants through to ISPs rather than presenting them in person, says an Auckland lawyer...
IDG NZ

4  Personal numbers key to e-government - Andersen
A visiting e-government champion says a unique number for each citizen is the simplest way to create meaningful, ongoing relationships, which cross department boundaries...
Stuff

4  Swain lets Telecom off disclosure hook
Telecom appears to have been granted a stay of execution over its failure to disclose its earnings from the local loop by minister of communications Paul Swain...
IDG NZ

Other

4  Wild Worm With Pro-Linux Message
Brace your computers for another annoying worm on the loose, this one with a political message: Get rid of Windows and install the Linux OS. By Michelle Delio...
Wired

4  Antivirus firm says Shockwave virus spreading quickly
An email computer virus concealed as a Net movie hits several U.S.-based companies, leading at least one antivirus company to upgrade its threat assessment...
CNet

4  Beware Prying E-Mail
Technology that tracks e-mail recipients can be a lucrative tool for marketers, but it also can give e-mail solicitors unwelcome access to private user and company information, experts warn...
TechWeb

4  Sports, Business Leaders Tackle Rules of Internet Game
Leading figures from the ever-merging worlds of sport and business gather on the banks of Lake Geneva on Monday to discuss a game plan for the muddied field of the Internet...
Yahoo

4  Palestinian Crackers Share Bugs
Palestinian supporters have created a site from where they distribute tools and viruses to fellow believers in the fight against Israel. Visitors are greeted with a message: "I swear that I will not use these programs on anyone but Jews and Israelis."...
Wired

Australia

4  dstore unable to weather dstorm
The demise of Melbourne-based dstore puts a question mark over the Australian e-tail sector as so-called "pure plays" falter worldwide. The online store raised the white flag last week with a fire sale to discount retailer Harris Scarfe...
AFR

4  Don't discount the e-tailers, says Greiner
Nick Greiner, who left Australia's biggest retailer to join the dot com revolution as chairman of dstore, says there are plenty of lessons to be learned from the collapse of the e-tailer...
AFR

4  Crunch time for tech wrecks
AUSTRALIAN investors abandoned the telecommunications and internet sectors this week - and things are set to get worse...
Australian IT

4  Report: kids selling porn in playground
An Australian university study has revealed that pornographic material downloaded from the Net is being sold by children in the playground. Some kids are distributing explicit CD-ROMs and floppy disks to make a quick buck....
ZDNet

Other

4  British Police Want to Spy on Phone Calls, E-Mail
Britain's police and intelligence services are seeking the right to access records of every telephone call, e-mail and internet connection made in the UK, the government said Sunday....
Yahoo

4  Couple Convicted of Web Child Porn
A federal jury on Friday convicted a Texas couple on nearly 90 counts in an Internet child pornography case that prosecutors say involved Web site operators in Russia and Indonesia....
AP

4  DoS alarm sounded over server flaw
Known as a resource-deprivation attack, Internet data sent in a certain way could cause servers to crash under an artificial avalanche of data...
ZDNet

4  The hacker cracker
HACKING, spamming, pumping and dumping. We are in the new economy and these are its crimes...
Telegraph