QuickLinks 212 - 27 October 2001

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Legal and regulatory issues


  • Microsoft - Extending its tentacles  Expand

   Copyright, trademarks and patents

  • USA - Tech giants pan anti-piracy mandate  Expand

   Data Protection (privacy)

  • Net privacy and the myth of self-regulation  Expand

   Domain names

  • Australian NIC host loses contract after security breach  Expand
  • Pornography Takes Over Financial Site for Children  Expand


  • EU - Unleashing the economic potential of Europe's public sector information  Expand
  • EU - Consultation, the European Commission and Civil Society  Expand

   Employment and social issues

  • Sexy emails leave workers suspended  Expand


   Liability, jurisdiction and applicable law

   Mobile and wireless

   Protection of minors

  • UK - Sunday Times takes flak for kids Net study  Expand

   Rating and filtering

  • AOL, Yahoo, MSN back filtering plan  Expand
  • Du porno à vocation médicale  Expand Translate
  • USA - Net-porn law applies deadline pressure  Expand

   Security and encryption

  • Hack Breaks Security Site's Back  Expand

   Self-regulation / codes of conduct

  • Oxford to research Internet and media self-regulation in Europe  Expand
  • ITV Digital snipe at rival ruled out of order  Expand
  • France - Le FDI ne se mouille pas sur la loi sécurité  Expand Translate

Market & Technology


  • AOL TW gains entry into Chinese cable market  Expand
  • Hutchison 3G may offer online pornography  Expand


Who's who

  • EU - Au revoir  Expand

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