QuickLinks 229 - 23 March 2002

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Legal and regulatory issues

   Computer crime

  • USA - Net Kid-Porn Sweep  Expand
  • Australia - National effort to log off child porn  Expand
  • Global Police Can't Cope With Cyber Crime  Expand
  • The fight against Cybercrime  Expand

   Content regulation

  • USA - Google revives Scientology Web page  Expand

   Convergence of telecommunications, media and information technology

  • UK - Murdoch steps up lobbying ahead of media reforms  Expand

   Copyright, trademarks and patents

  • Brazil on Piracy: Just Say No  Expand
  • Napster all over again?  Expand
  • Sen. Hollings Introduces Digital Piracy Bill  Expand

   Data Protection (privacy)

  • Morpheus Using New Address Intercept Tool  Expand

   Domain names

  • ICANN - Board Member Sues  Expand
  • WIPO - City That Won Heidelberg.net In Court, Loses In UDRP  Expand


  • USA - Senate Committee Approves E-Government Bill  Expand
  • USA - White House Orders Agencies To Purge Data From Web Sites  Expand

   Employment and social issues

  • Internet gambling breeds addiction  Expand
  • USA - Debate over Internet 'Addiction'  Expand

   Information society and Internet policy

  • EU plans online push and satellite launch  Expand
  • Espagne - La loi sur la société de l’information : «Payez et vous verrez»  Expand Translate


  • New Zealand 'Interception' Laws To Cover ISPs  Expand

   Liability, jurisdiction and applicable law

   Racism and xenophobia

   Rating and filtering

  • UK - Internet industry leaders gather for launch of ICRAfilter  Expand
  • Australia - Local ISPs confront content regulation codes  Expand
  • France - Comparaison des logiciels de contrôle parental  Expand Translate
  • France - Logiciel de contrôle parental gratuit sur le site du ministère de la Famille  Expand Translate
  • ICRA - Un filtre web créé en collaboration avec des sites "volontaires"  Expand Translate
  • USA - Anti-hate group updates Web filter  Expand
  • USA - Filters Block 'Sinful Six'  Expand
  • USA - Visa strikes deal to tackle e-porn  Expand

   Security and encryption

  • 'Social Engineering' Spreads New Plague of Web Chat Attacks  Expand


  • EU - Commission opens infringement proceedings against five Member States  Expand

Market & Technology


  • Companies taking desperate steps against spam  Expand

   Editorial announcement

  • QuickLinks is taking an Easter break. The next issue is scheduled for 7 April 2002.


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