(Heise) Die luxemburgische RTL Group, an der Napster-Betreiber Bertelsmann mehrheitlich beteiligt ist, hat bei der Europäischen Kommission eine Beschwerde gegen die Gema eingereicht. Der Streit dreht sich um die Erteilung von Lizenzen, die von der Gema nur für bestimmte Regionen vergeben werden.
(FT) Microsoft has asked for a meeting with the Commission to defend itself against the regulator's allegations that it is anticompetitive in the markets for computer servers and video player software. The Commission declined to comment but is understood to have scheduled a formal hearing, which will be open to rival software makers and representatives from European Union member states, for December 20 and 21. see als Monti says talk of Microsoft fine is premature (FT) Mr Monti regretted what appears to be a leak of the statement of objections and a full investigation into the source of the leak would be launched.
(RAPID) Speech by Commissioner Mario Monti, European Commissioner for Competition Policy, Workshop on Market Definition - Helsinki Fair Centre Helsinki, 5 October 2001.
(CNET News.com) The government and Microsoft have failed to settle their landmark antitrust case before the first deadline imposed by a federal judge. As requested by Judge Kollar-Kotelly, the two parties proposed a mediator for the remainder of the discussions, Eric Green, a law professor from Boston University. See also The Microsoft Conundrum (New York Times) and U.S. Supreme Court Turns Down Microsoft Appeal (Newsbytes).
(Newsbytes) Among Napster arguments not quickly dismissed by Judge Marilyn Hall Patel was a claim that new online music-distribution services backed by the record companies amount to a monopoly that is at least as dangerous to the marketplace as Napster's peer-to-peer network
(Newsbytes) HypoVereinsbank, one of Germany's largest banks, has won a court order forcing a popular consumer high-tech TV show to hand over customer account information that hackers were able to download from the bank's computers.
(MSNBC) In August, WebCertificates.com had to admit to its 1 million customers that an intruder had cracked their systems and stolen some personal data. The criminal has now begun e-mailing customers about the break-in, following through on a threat because Ecount refused to pay $45,000 in extortion payments.
(Libération) Le ministre de l'Intérieur Daniel Vaillant a inauguré à Paris le nouvel Office central de lutte contre la criminalité liée aux technologies de l'information et de la communication, créé pour "lutter contre les dérives criminelles qui se véhiculent sur la toile" (OCLCTIC), que les policiers ont déjà baptisé "le Clic". Avec lui, la police nationale dispose d'un "outil performant qui utilise les nouvelles technologies pour lutter contre ses usages dévoyés", que ce soit dans les domaines bancaire et financier, à des fins pédophiles, terroristes ou attentant aux systèmes eux-mêmes.
(transfert) Le gouvernement a déposé, mardi 9 octobre, ses amendements destinés à "lutter contre l´utilisation criminelle" des réseaux informatiques. Voir aussi Les ONG effarées par les mesures Jospin (transfert), France - Traque au terrorisme sur le Net (Libération) eti Lutte anti-terroriste: fichiers cryptés et conservation des données (AFP).
(ZDNet UK) Groundbreaking laws proposed to protect children from Internet paedophiles are likely to be shifted down the legislative timetable, to make way for the introduction of new terrorist laws. Speaking at the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) fringe meeting at the Labour Party conference in Brighton, Beverley Hughes, the Home Office minister and chair of the Internet Taskforce on Child Protection, implied that new "grooming" laws could be delayed by an urgency to update terrorist laws as quickly as possible.
(Newsbytes) The European Commission opened discussions on proposed legislation that would establish consumer protection and advertising guidelines for companies throughout the 15-country European Union, in part because of new challenges posed by increased cross-border shopping via the Internet. see Green Paper on Consumer Protection, with links to Press Releases, and three extensive studies on national and EU legislation on B2C commercial practices. see The future direction of EU consumer policy: Commission stirs up public debate (Press Release). A framework directive establishing EU-wide principles for fair trading practices would be adaptable and responsive to changes in market practices - allowing to tackle new unfair practices, such as those in the online world, quickly. It would however not include rules concerning health and safety (i.e. tobacco or alcohol advertising) or decency.
(ZDNet) Bowing to customer pressure, Microsoft has backed off a controversial licensing provision that forced some customers to pay twice for the software they purchased.
(AFP) Pour dissuader les commerçants d'augmenter indûment leurs prix lors du passage à l'euro, un organisme autrichien publie depuis peu sur son site internet les noms de ceux qui trichent... ou se trompent.
(Newsbytes) At CNN.com the most popular story Oct. 7 carried the headline "Singer Britney Spears Killed in Car Accident." - but it was a hoax. See also 4,000 Jews, 1 Lie - Tracking an Internet hoax (Slate).
(netimperative) Car e-tailers jamjar.com have been censured by advertising watchdogs after customers found the site’s price for a Seat car was higher than the UK list price. The Advertising Standards Authority ruled the site had been inaccurate in magazine advert claims that it offered "Huge savings on manufacturers' list prices.
(Reuters) A U.S. court has shut down thousands of Web sites that diverted Web surfers from intended destinations and bombarded them with ads for pornography and gambling. But officials at the Federal Trade Commission said at a news conference that many of the sites were up and running again.
(Libération) Censure, piratage ou prudence, la purge de la Toile est en cours, sans cadre juridique clair.
(The Recorder) The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided to rehear en banc a case that could outline the limits of provocative speech under the First Amendment. The case was brought by abortion providers who were depicted by anti-abortion activists on "Wanted"-style posters. The key issue is whether context can be used to determine if speech has crossed the line from being provocative to being threatening.
(FT) Given it is an industry that has long been sensitive to accusations that it promotes violence, it was no surprise that the computer games sector reacted quickly to review its content in the wake of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington.
(Newsbytes) A Canadian Webcaster often described as the successor to ICraveTV has bowed out of hearings that might have set statutory tariffs for cable-company-like transmissions of off-the-air television via the Internet. But JumpTV's lawyer said that doesn't mean the company is backing down in its bid to become the first legal broadcast "retransmitter" on the Internet.
(CNET News.com) The record industry and Hollywood studios have joined forces to sue Music City, Kazaa and Grokster, which together form one of the most popular file-trading networks to spring up in Napster's wake. Unlike Napster, these services don't require a central company to create an index of downloadable files. The companies involved have said that even if they disappear, the network of file swapping can survive as people continue to distribute the software unofficially. Internal Memos Outline RIAA's Strategy To Launch Offensive Against Peer-To-Peer Networks (Dotcom Scoop).
(BBC) Online music-swapping service Napster has won a breathing space in its long-running battle with US record companies. A San Francisco court ruled that a summary judgment, bringing the two-year-old copyright case to a rapid end, would be premature.
(Newsbytes) The high-tech industry's denizens agree that intellectual property protection for databases is a must-have item, but Congress more than likely will file away the issue until early next year.
(AFP) La Cour de cassation a jugé que le principe du respect de l'intimité de la vie privée interdisait aux employeurs de lire les messages électroniques personnels émis ou reçus par les salariés sur le lieu de travail.
(Le Monde) Dans un contexte hypersécuritaire, la conférence des commissaires à la protection des données a appelé à la vigilance.
(AP) Zero-Knowledge's widely respected service for anonymously sending e-mail, visiting chat rooms and browsing the Web will shut down this month, because of low demand.
(Le Monde Interactif) Le dépôt récent du projet de loi relatif aux droits des malades et à la qualité du système de santé soulève un certain nombre de questions quant aux traitements que font subir les technologies de l'information et de la communication sur la protection des données personnelles. A commencer par la question du secret médical.
(Newsbytes) California has adopted legislation that tries to prevent citizens from becoming the victims of identity theft. The Act requires businesses to cease printing Social Security numbers on health plan and employer identification cards, as well as other kinds of IDs. It also forbids the future printing of Social Security numbers on bank statements and other documents sent by mail, and allows people to freeze access to their credit reports.
(Wired) The Federal Trade Commission plans to beef up its enforcement of existing privacy laws by 50 percent, FTC chairman Timothy Muris said. The agency will not ask Congress to pass new privacy legislation. Speaking before a privacy conference in Cleveland, Muris called privacy a "large and central part of the FTC's consumer protection mission." He outlined a series of new initiatives his agency will be taking to better protect consumers' personal information.
(Newsbytes) A company selling toys and school supplies aimed at girls settled charges with the Federal Trade Commission for violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Lisa Frank Inc. is expected to pay $30,000 in civil fines to the FTC for violation of both COPPA and the FTC Act.
(IDG) As medical professionals move their daily practices further and further into the electronic world, so too has the mandate grown to protect the privacy of patient information. U.S. government regulations such as HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) hold health care facilities responsible for bringing legacy IT systems into stringent compliance and ensuring the security of patient records.
(CNET News.com) Real-time registrations of .info domain names hit a brick wall on their second day out and are on hold pending the resolution of technical problems.
(CNET News.com) VeriSign has inked a deal with naming service RealNames to sell simplified keywords through the company's network of domain name registrars. Like America Online's keyword system, RealNames' service allows a company to buy words related to its products or businesses.
(Computerwire.com) A US Judge handed down a preliminary injunction against the company, preventing it from going live with about 53,000 domain names on the basis that the roll-out of the .biz top-level internet domain could constitute an illegal lottery.
(Europemedia.net) Irish government websites have been rated to be the best among EU government sites, according to the third Internet Intelligence study carried out by PoliticsOnline and the Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University (AMSU).
(Le Monde) Encore une fois, l'administration montre l'exemple. Au cours de l'été dernier, le ministère de l'économie et des finances s'est essayé aux enchères publiques, en lançant trois procédures d'appel d'offres sur Internet, pour l'achat de fournitures courantes.
(Newsbytes) (Newsbytes)Internet usage in Europe's schools is growing, but there are still wide differences between different countries, a report just published by the European Union says. The "Eurobarometer" report, which took in responses from schools across Europe between February and May, see eEurope 2002 benchmarking - European youth into the digital age (European Commission) Staff working document
(RAPID) The European Commission has proposed a Council and European Parliament Regulation to remove restrictions on sales promotions within the Internal Market. It will remove barriers to cross-border sales promotions erected through national provisions on discounts, premiums, free gifts, promotional contests and promotional games and replace them with transparency and information requirements to allow for free movement. see Communication on Sales Promotions COM(2001) 546 and frequently asked questions.
(Newsbytes) The House Financial Services Committee approved a bill to combat international money-laundering that includes provisions that crack down on Internet gambling.
(Newsbytes) Germany's Healthy Ministry says it supports legislation that would make it possible to buy medicines over the Internet in Germany and have medicine delivered by postal services. Currently, it is not allowed to deliver prescription medicine by postal services in Germany. But there will likely be strong opposition to online medicine sales from the powerful and highly regulated pharmacy sector in Germany.
(Newsbytes) The European Union has unveiled its plans for the next stage in its electronic Europe (eEurope) action plan. Known as eEurope 2002, the program builds on the existing scheme, which started last year, but aims to push Internet penetration levels in Europe significantly up from their current 36 percent. At the same time, the action plan aims to migrate Internet dialup users over to broadband connections.
(Wired) Just hours after the Senate approved its version (S. 1510) of the anti-terrorism bill, House legislators followed suit by voting 339-79 to ease limits on wiretapping and Internet monitoring. The big difference: The House attached an expiration date to the "Uniting and Strengthening America Act (USA) Act" (PDF). see also Senate Passes Sweeping Surveillance Package (Newsbytes). Earlier stories: Eavesdrop Now, Reassess Later? (Wired), ACLU Says Many Provisions Go Far Beyond Anti-Terrorism Needs (Press Release) and 'Anti-Terrorism' Proposal Continues To Draw Shivers (Newsbytes). Legal commentary: Do New Anti-Terrorism Proposals Pass Constitutional Muster? (American Lawyer Media) and Indefinite Detention Based Upon Suspicion (FindLaw) by Anita Ramasastry.
(New York Times) Professor Rosen explains why the British deference to authority combined with an appealing tolerance of hypocrisy allow them to tolerate so many closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, and hopes that the US will not follow.
(Newsbytes) A new survey taken after last month's terrorist attacks shows Americans strongly support giving law agencies new power to track citizens and to tap into private electronic communications.
(Heise) Die Wirtschaft wird der Bundesregierung beim Erlass der umstrittenen Telekommunikations-Überwachungsverordnung (TKÜV) keine dicken Brocken mehr in den Weg legen. Das ist das Ergebnis eines Gesprächs, das Vertreter einschlägiger Verbände mit dem Bundeswirtschaftsministerium (BMWi) in Bonn führten.
(Newsweek) FBI agents in Minneapolis weren’t given approval to search terrorist suspect’s hard drive by the Justice Department. If ‘two and two’ were put together could hijackings have been stopped, asks one investigator
(Europemedia) British broadband suppliers will be receiving GBP£30m (E48m) from the UK’s e-commerce minister Douglas Alexander as an encouragement to provide broadband access to some of the UK’s economically unattractive rural areas.
(Yahoo FR) Toujours pas de forfaits internet illimités en vue, malgré la volonté affichée du secrétariat d'État à l'industrie de voir ces offres apparaître à la rentrée pour environ 200francs par mois. L'AFA, l'association des fournisseurs d'accès, reprend donc son bâton de pèlerin et fait à nouveau pression sur France Télécom afin d'obtenir une baisse de ses tarifs d'interconnexion.
(ZDNet) Germany's T-Online will be prevented from advertising itself as Europe's largest Internet service provider following a court decision. The decision, which is not yet legally binding pending possible appeals, follows a suit filed by AOL Europe, which alleged that T-Online's claim to be Europe's largest ISP was invalid because it was not present in most of Europe.
(ZDNet UK) BT's chief executive says ADSL pricing is unlikely to fall in the near future, citing Oftel investigations - a claim that the regulator refutes
(vnunet) Energis is withdrawing from the local loop unbundling (LLU) process because it is too expensive. BT has been in the process of opening local exchanges to third-party telcos such as Energis to give them access to the 'last mile' of copper line to provide high-speed ADSL services.
(Newsbytes) AOL Time Warner asked the FTC to approve Internet Junction Corporation as its final nominee for companies which would provide high-speed Internet access over AOLTW's high-speed networks. The FTC set the term as a condition of AOL's and Time Warners's merger that a merged AOLTW would be required to open it network to three unaffiliated Internet service providers (ISPs). The condition was a protection to prevent the company from denying access to the network from competing, unaffiliated ISPs. see also FTC news release.
(CNET News.com) The Bush administration has apparently decided that the Internet isn't secure enough for its needs and has proposed a new network be created to communicate critical government information. The new network dubbed GOVNET, is the brainchild of Richard Clarke, the newly appointed presidential adviser for cyberspace security.
(transfet) Pere-Noel.fr vient de faire expulser defense-consommateur.org de chez son hébergeur. Sous prétexte qu´il était entièrement consacré au dénigrement du site de vente en ligne.
(transfert) Le Forum des droits sur l´Internet crée un nouveau groupe de travail sur les question juridiques posées par les liens hypertextes.
(Le Monde) Jean-Marie Messier a capitulé. Après avoir engagé un affrontement avec le gouvernement, il a dû s'avouer vaincu au prix d'une nouvelle volte-face. Lundi 1er octobre à 22 heures, soit deux heures avant l'expiration du délai accordé par Bercy, l'opérateur SFR, filiale de Vivendi Universal, a adressé son chèque de 619 millions d'euros au Trésor, au titre du versement de la première échéance de paiement de sa licence de téléphonie mobile UMTS.
(AP) The government gave some of the nation's mobile phone carriers more time to develop technology that allows emergency personnel to quickly locate callers who dial 911 from wireless phones. see FCC Press release.
(ZDNet UK) Dr Susan Blackmore, lecturer in psychology at the University of West England in Bristol, claimed that e-learning is making children mentally lazy by encouraging them to rely on the click of a button for information. She told the audience of academics attending the debate at the Royal Institute that the expanse of information available on the Internet is preventing school children from memorising and storing knowledge in their brain.
(Press Release) With the publication of an updated version of its Online Guidelines, the BBC underlines its commitment to ensure that children are protected in the new media environment. The BBC Online Guidelines provide a benchmark of standards and practices, designed to provide a safe environment for children and young people to surf online with the BBC.
(BBC) The explosion in broadcasting technologies has caused many parents to lose control over what their children watch. The growth of digital, cable and satellite TV, as well as home computer technology, means parents are increasingly powerless to monitor their children's viewing habits. A report, Viewers and Family Viewing Policy, published jointly by the Broadcasting Standards Commission (BSC), the Independent Television Commission (ITC) and the BBC, discovered that many parents were not aware of facilities, such as blocks on pay-TV and internet filters, which help them control what their children watch.
(transfert) Lors des plaidoiries sur le filtrage éventuel d´un portail raciste par des fournisseurs d´accès, le procureur de la République a considéré la procédure initiée par l´association J´accuse ! comme inappropriée. Voir aussi Sites nazis et fournisseurs d'accès: la justice répondra fin octobre (AFP)
(Newsbytes) Final courtroom arguments have wrapped up and a judge must now decide if French Internet service providers (ISPs) will be forced to block access to an American portal that hosts so-called "hate Web sites." The Internet Service Providers Association of France (AFA) is strongly opposed to blocking the Web sites. French law bans distribution of neo-Nazi, racist and anti-Semitic material. But the AFA maintains that nothing in French law requires them to filter out such content. The AFA and its members are fighting against hate content within the current legal framework, with such measures as an anti-racism hotline co-financed by the EU Commission.
(AP) Parents worried about the content of videogames designed for Microsoft's Xbox will have the option of restricting their children's access.
(transfert) Voulant interdire les connexions au site néonazi Front14, au centre d´un procès, le système Renater, qui connecte au Web les universités françaises, a fait disparaître des milliers de sites de son réseau. Avant de se reprendre. Dur, dur le filtrage...
(CNET News.com) San Francisco officials have voted to ban Internet filters on computers in local public libraries, risking the loss of some $20,000 in federal funds. The board left it up to the Library Commission to decide whether to install filtering software in children's areas. The ordinance excludes terminals designated by the city to be used exclusively or primarily by individuals under the age of 13.
(Europemedia) The Irish Minister for Children launched a number of Internet Safety Initiatives on behalf of the Internet Advisory Board, designed to improve internet safety, especially for Children, including a new website to be a resource for all those interested in internet safety in Ireland and will provide simple safety tips for both parents and Children. The government also commissioned a research report to explore the downside of the internet among 10 to 14 year-old users as well as their parents in order to identify internet safety issues.
(GetNetWise) The SurfWatch Safety Partnership has developed a digital tool kit to help police officers and others involved in law enforcement develop programs to take into schools and community groups. This free tool kit includes separate materials for speaking to adults or children and provides a presentation with a suggested script, brochures, fact sheets and a sample Internet safety contract to leave behind
(MSNBC) Viisage Technology will deploy the first face-recognition system at a U.S. airport within a month, responding to heightened demand for better security for airplanes following last month’s deadly attacks.
(Newsbytes) According to Computer Economics, costs from Nimda would have been significantly greater if many leading anti-virus software packages hadn't automatically downloaded updated virus definitions to users.
(Newsbytes) After a nearly two-month rampage across the Internet, the Code Red II worm has entered a period of self-inflicted euthanasia as of midnight Sept. 30. The worm's unidentified author programmed the worm to stop once the month of October arrived. An analysis of Code Red II shows the code has no provision to wake up again.
(Computerworld) FBI and the SANS Institute released a list of the 20 top vulnerabilities of Internet-connected systems and urged companies to close dangerous holes while warning again of virulent cyberattacks to come.
(Newsbytes) A coalition of high-tech companies urged Sen. Judd Gregg not to move forward with legislation that would give law enforcement back door access to all U.S.-made encryption products.
(Newsbytes) Until very recently, anyone with a Web browser and the right Internet address could access Microsoft’s customer service database and look up the billing, shipping and purchasing data for any customer who had bought Microsoft products online.
(Yahoo) Signaling a change in long-standing policy for Microsoft, the company will deliver all of its software in the "locked down'' position by default. That means the settings will be placed in the most secure configurations when shipped, rather than in the most "open'' position, which can leave the computer more vulnerable to hacking, but can offer more immediate and advanced functionality.
(Newsbytes) The Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) gave $5 million in research grants to companies contracting to beef up security around the nation's computer and telecommunications systems.
(Washington Post) Without having to set foot on U.S. soil, terrorists with minimal expertise could cripple the Internet, damaging critical avenues of commerce, vital public services and sensitive government communications, authorities on Internet and national security are warning. see also Securing the Lines of a Wired Nation (New York Times) and Experts warn of combo terrorist assault, cyber attack CNN).
(Reuters) A Swedish Website aims to turn the tables on porn surfers by bombarding them with anti-exploitation messages. see also 'Real' Plea: Make Love, Not Porn (Wired).
(Le Monde) Gnutella et ses clones, descendants de Napster, narguent toujours les majors de la musique.
(McKinsey Quarterly) Interview with Reed Hundt, a McKinsey adviser and recent chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission, about the future of the telecommunications industry and how to make deregulation work.
(Wired) Apparently no one told the editors at the Onion that Sept. 11 marked the end of irony in America. The Onion returned from a week off with an entire issue brazenly dedicated to satirizing the nation's, and particularly the media's, response to the attacks. The issue also includes an interview with God. The frustrated Almighty clarifies his position on the morality of killing.
(Wall Street Journal) Information about possible terrorist attacks using chemicals plants and a pipeline-mapping system were among the items pulled from various Web sites in the days following last month’s hijack attacks, because of fears the data might be of use to terrorists. See also Secrecy foe scrubs data on Internet (MSNBC)
(Newsbytes) A 43-year-old London chef and operator of a "Jihad" Web site has pleaded not guilty to two charges under the British Terrorism Act of " providing training or instruction in the making of firearms, explosives or chemical, biological or nuclear weapons and inviting others to do the same." see also England Closes Extremist Site (Reuters).
(vnunet.com) The music industry reached a breakthrough agreement concerning the licensing of musical works for subscription-based online services. The National Music Publishers' Association, musical copyrighting body the Harry Fox Agency and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) agreed that online subscription services will have immediate access to every musical work authorised to be licensed by the Harry Fox Agency. Effectively, this means access to 27,000 music publishers, representing more than 160,000 artists.
(Europemedia) As the Big Brother phenomenon continues to capture viewers across the world, the media is beginning to question the recipe for creating killer content.
(FT) EMI, the world's third largest music group, is to license its repertoire to Pressplay, the online service owned by rivals Sony and Vivendi Universal. The announcement may ease fears by regulators of an emerging duopoly in the distribution of music over the internet, according to industry insiders. EMI has a stake in MusicNet, the subscription music service whose other shareholders are Germany's Bertelsmann, AOL Time Warner of the US and RealNetworks, the software provider.
(Newsbytes) Internet media-delivery company RealNetworks unveiled a new service designed to allow content owners to distribute promotional samples of music on the Web.
(Economist) The Internet is going mobile. To succeed, it must learn from the mistakes made in the fixed-line Internet boom. The Internet's mobile offshoot will turn out to be an entirely new medium, as different from the Internet as the telephone was from the telegraph. It will be accessible to people beyond the reach of today's Internet, notably those in the developing world, because it will not require complex and costly PCs, and will thus bring many of the benefits of the Internet to a far wider population than is able to enjoy them at the moment.
(ZDNet UK) Over 95 percent of leading Internet companies are unable to correspond in any language but English, according to research.
(Libération) Après l'invention d'un filtre antipub pour les internautes, un filtre antifiltre pour les sites.
(Computerwire.com) The World Wide Web Consortium has extended the period for comments on its proposed patent policy after a deluge of criticism descended on it. Interested parties now have until 11 October to submit their views on the policy, which would allow companies to charge licence fees to developers that implement W3C standards containing patented technology. see response to public comments (W3C). See also Apple, HP modify stance on patent plan (CNET News.com)
(NMA To Go) Porn will continue to be the most profitable form of streaming media through to the end of this decade, according to new research by Ovum. By 2007, streaming adult content will create revenues approaching $6bn (£4bn), while all other forms of video on demand will only attract revenues in the region of $4.5bn (£3.1bn). Revenues from audio-on-demand will reach $3bn (£2bn) by 2007.
(Newsbytes) While sales of wireless phones in Western Europe and the U.S. have been tailing off recently, the market in Africa and the Middle East is booming, according to a new report from Baskerville, part of the Informa group.
(Newsbytes) The worldwide growth of the Internet continues at a staggering rate, according to a new study by TeleGeography, an international telecom statistics and analysis firm. International cross-border Internet links grew 174 percent from July 2000 to July 2001.
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