QuickLinks 208 - 24 September 2001

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Legal and regulatory issues

   Competition

   Computer crime

  • Extraordinary session of the Justice & Home Affairs and Civil Protection Council  Expand
  • International cybercrime treaty gets go-ahead  Expand
  • Hong Kong Expands Cyber-Police Force  Expand
  • UK - Social worker jailed over child porn  Expand

   Content regulation

  • Amicus brief in the COPA case  Expand
  • USA - Voyeur Dorm Web Site Can Keep Filming, Court Says  Expand

   Copyright, trademarks and patents

  • USA - Key House Leaders Lobby To Defeat Digital Music Bill  Expand

   Data Protection (privacy)

  • Conférence : la CNIL centre du monde ?  Expand Translate
  • Judges OK tracking employee Web use  Expand

   Digital divide

  • Bridges.org Newsletter  Expand

   Domain names

  • VeriSign bars "offensive" Net name auctions  Expand

   e-Government

  • Egovernment improving in US  Expand
  • EU - Council agrees to release documents to Statewatch  Expand

   Hotlines

   Information society and Internet policy

   Interception

  • EarthLink rejects FBI's request to install Carnivore  Expand

   Liability, jurisdiction and applicable law

  • Dow Jones Appeals Net Ruling  Expand
  • Hearing on Hague draft convention on jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments  Expand
  • USA - Amazon.com Protected From Angry Author By CDA - Court  Expand

   Market

  • Travelocity Forms Pan-European Joint Venture  Expand

   Mobile and wireless

   Protection of minors

  • Music City: We Can't Stop Child Porn  Expand

   Rating and filtering

  • Freedom of speech: Rated 'R' for restricted  Expand

   Safer Internet awareness

  • France - Mise en ligne de "Familles en ligne"  Expand

   Security and encryption

  • AOL, Yahoo, ICQ Sites Battle Security Holes  Expand
  • New, complex worm slows in United States  Expand
  • UK government rejects key-escrow resurrection  Expand
  • Yahoo! News hacked  Expand

   Self-regulation / codes of conduct

   Terrorism

  • Europe must have common instruments to tackle terrorism  Expand
  • Bush Submits His Laws for War  Expand
  • Bush: $55Mil Donated To Recovery Effort Over The Web  Expand
  • Terrorists Leave Paperless Trail  Expand

Market & Technology

   Health

  • Doctors claim world first in telesurgery  Expand

   Market

  • Les sites de contenu dans la course au payant  Expand Translate
  • Online Business Travel Service Biztravel Folds  Expand
  • Rocky financial road awaits file swappers  Expand
  • Sept. 11 Changed Landscape For Video-Game Makers, Players  Expand

   Security and encryption

  • A 'Tarpit' That Traps Worms  Expand
  • To Attacks' Toll, Add A Programmer's Grief  Expand

   Standards

   Statistics

  • News tops 'sex' in cybersearches  Expand

Useful addresses

  • Freedom of information in the European Union  Expand

Thought for the day

  • The Search for Intelligent Life on the Internet  Expand

Editorial information

  • English translation of items  Expand

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