QuickLinks - Useful addresses
Issue no. 227 - 10 March 2002
Issue no. 225 - 24 February 2002
- EU - Council Register
Access to full text of public Council documents in all official languages and list of all documents. Simple search in English.
- GILC Alert
Global Internet Liberty Campaign Newsletter. Volume 6, Issue 2. February 21, 2002.
- Global E-Law Alert
(Baker & McKenzie)
A weekly e-mail update on IT, telecommunications, and e-commerce.
Issue no. 224 - 16 February 2002
Latest issue: February 15, 2002 by Bruce Schneier, Counterpane Internet Security, Inc. A free monthly newsletter providing summaries, analyses, insights, and commentaries on computer security and cryptography. Back issues are available at . To subscribe, visit or send a blank message to email@example.com.
Issue no. 223 - 10 February 2002
- Italy - Newsletter
Italian Ministry for Innovation and Technologies' newsletter. It provides news and information on the Italian IS and eGovernment policies, links, statistics, international events. It is published also in English. See the Website of the Forum per la Società dell’Informazione.
Issue no. 222 - 2 February 2002
- Canadian Journal of Law & Technology
Volume 1 Number 1 January 2002. A new online journal. Articles in this issue include The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy: A Practical Guide, Who was that masked man? Online defamation, freedom of expression, and the right to speak anonymously, Peer-to-peer sharing on the Internet: An analysis of how Gnutella networks are used to distribute pornographic material, Les droits d'auteur des pigistes s'étendent-ils aux cd-roms et aux banques de données accessibles sur internet? Commentaire des arrêts Robertson et Tasini, Is Internet Gaming Legal in Canada: A Look at Starnet.
- IP Matters
In addition to quarterly in-depth features and articles, IP Matters, Derwent's Intellectual Property Newsletter, brings you regularly updated intellectual property information and news. The newsletter includes feature articles on topical intellectual property issues, plus an archive of all previous articles; a directory of the main 40 patent-issuing authorities; a bimonthly Industry Insight column supplied by Yet2.com; a news feed covering published articles on Intellectual Property - updated every 15 minutes.
- Belgique - Repertoire
N.T.I.C. - le répertoire des pages belges. voir aussi notre sélection, 4 sites à ne pas manquer.
- EU - Electronic Commerce Website
The eCommerce website is a very popular Commission information resource offering comprehensive information on eBusiness, in areas such as : Law and Policy, News and Publications, Research and Funding, Work and Study. It also offers some interesting services, such as Dr. Ecommerce, where a team of experts can provide answers to a variety of questions related to eCommerce. More than 250 pages and 21.000 hyperlinks have been added to the current 600 pages of the IS thematic site.
- France - Société de l'information - textes de référence
Plusieurs dossiers thématiques sont rassemblés, réalisés par l'équipe rédactionnelle d'internet.gouv.fr ou par celle d'autres sites publics (service-public.fr, minefi.gouv.fr, industrie.gouv.fr, atica.pm.gouv.fr...).
- UK - IAB Jargon Buster 2002
(Interactive Advertising Bureau UK)
The internet's growing community has developed its own language and terms that describe the medium and the way in which it is used. The IAB's Jargon Buster 2002 represents a single point of reference for some 500 terms ranging from the essential 'Advertising impression' to the technical 'Packet Sniffer', from the weird 'Finger' to the latest and strangest 'Mouse Trapping'. Also included a fully revised edition of our acronyms guide to organizations, regulators and trade bodies in the digital market.
- USA - Cybercrime
(US Department of Justice)
Policy, Cases, Guidance, Laws, Documents, Press Releases, Speeches, Testimony, Letters, Reports and Manuals on Computer Crime (e.g., hacking), Intellectual Property Crime, Cybercrime.
Issue no. 220 - 19 January 2002
- USA - Cybertelecom-L-Announce
Cybertelecom-L-Announce is a mailing list for people who wish to receive the daily news summaries and other items of interest gleaned from the world of telecommunications. It is also the goal to create one central space where the Internet community can receive proper and timely notice of Federal regulatory events. The Cybertelecom-L listserv is for the discussion of telecommunication regulatory issues facing the Internet.
- USA - Democracies Online
If you are interested in democracy online, which includes politics online, new media, e-governance, e-government, online advocacy, citizen interaction and related topics, then join DO-WIRE, a free, low volume, moderated e-mail announcement list. Launched in January 1998, DO-WIRE now connects over 2300 experts, practitioners, journalists, and citizens from around the world.
Issue no. 218 - 6 January 2002
Issue no. 215 - 2 December 2001
- Observatory in defence of freedom and democracy
In the wake of the attacks in the US on 11 September governments in the UK, US and the EU are planning a number of measures to protect against future terrorist attacks. This "Observatory" will be tracking proposed measures by providing both analysis and documentation so that civil society can find out what is being planned and make its views known.
Issue no. 213 - 11 November 2001
- University courses in the law of cyberspace
Following a request from a QuickLinks reader, I have started a discussion forum to provide a space where those offering university courses in the law of cyberspace can post links to their online prospectuses.
Issue no. 210 - 14 October 2001
- The Filter
(Harvard Law School)
issue 4.5 . 10.05.01 Your regular dose of public interest Internet news and commentary from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
Issue no. 208 - 24 September 2001
- Freedom of information in the European Union
This site brings together a number of initiatives on access to documents and freedom of information in the EU. (Ed. Very complete and up-to-date. Highly recommended)
Issue no. 207 - 18 September 2001
- Fact Squad
A Service of PFIR - People For Internet Responsibility. Welcome to Fact Squad! Fact Squad is a new resource for information regarding technology and its effects on society, dedicated to cutting through the self-serving hype, spin, misinformation, and propaganda that all too often is fed to media, politicians, business leaders, and the citizens of the world regarding technological issues.
Issue no. 206 - 3 September 2001
Issue no. 205 - 3 August 2001
- France - Portail Bison Futé
(Min de l'Equipement)
Pour connaître toute l'information routière (bouchons, accidents, travaux, météo routière et prévisions) .
Issue no. 204 - 27 July 2001
- The Filter
(Harvard Law School)
No. 4.3 . Your regular dose of public interest Internet news and commentary from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society
Issue no. 203 - 19 July 2001
- France - Autoroutes en ligne
Les Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhône et les Autoroutes du Sud de la France ont rassemblé sur Internet leurs informations sur le trafic, permettant à l'automobiliste de connaître avant son départ les tronçons à éviter sur 4.500 kilomètres d'autoroutes.
- Switzerland - Medialex: Bienvenue Willkommen
Revue suisse du droit de la communication fondée en 1995, Medialex sur le web lui permettra de compléter sa gamme de services, par des informations actuelles, notamment dans le domaine de la jurisprudence et de la législation, y compris au niveau international. On y trouvera également des liens utiles, ainsi que les articles parus dans les derniers numéros, in extenso ou sous forme de résumés.
Issue no. 202 - 5 July 2001
- Status of EU initiatives updated
Copyright Directive, Standard clauses for data transfers to non-EU countries, Candidate countries launch eEurope, Communication on Network and Information Security, Evaluation report on Safer Internet Action Plan.
- The EUR-Lex portal, a 'one-stop shop' for EU law, is open
Building on the success of the EU online legal information services already available to the public, and to make the workings of the European Union more accessible and transparent, the EU institutions have created a single entry point a portal to EU legal texts, called EUR-Lex.
- Vaut le voyage ou, au moins, mérite le détour
Michelin guides for Europe online. Calculate an itinerary. Look up hotels (with text descriptions as well as symbols), restaurants and tourist attractions. Weather and traffic information. Personal selection can be saved. In French, English, German, Italian and Spanish
Issue no. 199 - 4 June 2001
- Legislation Affecting the Internet
The 107th Congress (2001-2002). As a tool to promote user-awareness, CDT provides you with this up-to-date guide to pending federal legislation affecting the Internet. As Congress attempts to regulate the digital age, this resource will allow you to keep track of the progress of Internet bills, from introduction to enactment. Our guide will also alert you about bills that are "moving" in the House or Senate
Issue no. 198 - 28 May 2001
- Cyber Law Journal: Cool Sites for 2001
(New York Times)
Every year about this time Carl Kaplan likes to reveal secrets of the cyberlaw guild by writing about some of the free legal Web sites that help or inspire him the most.
Issue no. 195 - 8 May 2001
- Separating News From Noise
Craig Burton is a news junkie. Burton, an Internet consultant, spends three to four hours every day surfing for news from every corner of the globe. With the help of filtering software, a new publishing standard and some helpful humans, he's finding it easier to feed his addiction.
- Web Sites Track Regulatory Changes
Regulatory aficionados can plug in to sites run by government agencies and private groups to get the anatomy of almost any rule.
Issue no. 193 - 3 April 2001
- E-Legality Bulletin
First issue for a free monthly email providing a window on developments in Internet-related crime and its detection. To subscribe to receive future editions of this free monthly publication, send an email with the subject heading 'subscribe' to firstname.lastname@example.org
- EurActiv Portal on EU Affairs
A well-designed and up-to-date site about EU affairs. Apart from Information Society, QuickLinks readers are encouraged to have a look at Transparency (e-government in the EU institutions). Lots of news items and useful links.
- Oz NetLaw website
The Oz NetLaw website now provides a 'one-stop' site for legal information on the main issues arising out of the use of the Internet and e-commerce. The comprehensive legal information website also contains detailed fact sheets on 28 areas of Australian law as they apply specifically to the Internet and e-commerce. These are complete with legal references and links to relevant legislation and caselaw.
Issue no. 192 - 26 March 2001
- Don't Panic - Do E-commerce
The beginner's guide to European Law affecting E-Commerce. Dr. Ecommerce Have you got a burning question about electronic commerce? Whether you need to know about European Commission support for e-commerce, how to accept credit cards on your web site, what the story is about VAT and e-commerce, or indeed anything about e-commerce, send your questions to Dr. Ecommerce, the Internet savvy, electronic commerce expert.
Issue no. 190 - 12 March 2001
- Funding Tracker
(European Multimedia Forum)
The EMF's online Funding Tracker is a user-friendly monitoring tool, providing concise, up-to-date information on EU Funding opportunities for digital Content and Technology projects in Europe and between the EU and third countries.
- Issue Tracker
(European Multimedia Forum)
The EMF's online Issue Tracker is a user-friendly monitoring tool, providing concise, up-to-date information on the EU Information Society regulatory and policy environment.
- Status of EU initiatives page updated
Links have been added to recently published documents: Evaluation report on Recommendation on protection of minors, EP 2nd reading of Copyright directive, Communication on Computer-related Crime, eContent programme, Jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments regulation, Communication on combating the sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, Regulation on Unbundled Access to the Local Loop, .EU Top Level Domain - proposal for a Regulation;
Issue no. 189 - 5 March 2001
- The Filter
No. 3.12 02.28.01 Your regular dose of public interest Internet news and commentary from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School.
Issue no. 185 - 27 January 2001
Issue no. 184 - 20 January 2001
- Australia- Communications Law Centre
The Communications Law Centre (CLC) is an independent, non-profit, public interest organisation specialising in media and communications law and policy. Research & Policy areas: Broadcasting, Free speech and Defamation, Media Ownership, Content and Audiovisual Production/Screen Industries, Spectrum Management, Information Equity, Privacy, Universal Service and Regional Communications , Internet & Online services, Telecommunications , Print media, Journalism and Media ethics.
- EPIC Alert
New issue Volume 8.01 January 17, 2001. Published by the Electronic Privacy Information Center Washington, D.C.
- EPIC, Privacy International Join Forces In Privacy.org
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has teamed up with Privacy International in relaunching a Web site that aims to become the clearinghouse for all privacy-related news worldwide.
- Information society and development edition
January 2001 no: 2. This electronic bulletin is a publication of the Information Society and Development Programme of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. Its objective is to provide information about the various initiatives of international organisations in the field of information and communication technologies.
- New Commission Press Room on the Internet
The Press and Communication Service (PCS) of the European Commission has launched a Virtual Press Room. This new Internet site is an answer to the ever-increasing demand from the media for user friendly access to Commission news around the clock.
- The Filter
Issue No. 3.10 01.17.01. Your regular dose of public interest Internet news and commentary from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. What do cigarettes, live animals, used underwear and Nazi memorabilia have in common? Find out here.
Issue no. 183 - 14 January 2001
- Advanced Search
Economist.com has teamed up with Northern Light to bring you the ability to search the Economist.com archives from 1997 to 2000, Northern Light's Special Collection and the Internet.
Links to news items about legal and regulatory aspects of Internet and the information society, particularly those relating to information content, and market and technology.
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