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Newstand - January 2001

By Sabrina I. Pacifici, Published on January 1, 2001

Breaking News

Federal Court Overturns SEC's Attempt to Shut Down Internet Stock Game, January 31, 2001

Cyber Sleuths to Roam Internet, January 31, 2001

Search Engine Creator: AltaVista Patents Bogus, January 31, 2001

FTC Puts Web Scammers on Notice, January 31, 2001

Napster Gains Another Powerful Ally, January 31, 2001

States Consider Web Purchase Tax, January 31, 2001

Nortel Debuts Web Tacking Technology, January 31, 2001

MySimon Still Locked in Trademark Battle, January 31, 2001

Top Tech Trade Group Identifies Education and Privacy as Top Legislative Priorities, January 31, 2001

CMGI to Enforce 38 Patents for Internet Searching and Indexing, January 31, 2001

Toysmart.com's Customer Database to Be Destroyed, January 30, 2001

Senator Introduces Strong Internet Privacy Bill, January 30, 2001

Security Flaw Found in Web Software, January 30, 2001

Trial Judge Biased, Microsoft Tells Court, January 30, 2001

FTC Puts Fraud, Theft Data Online, January 29, 2001

Start Paying for Napster in June, January 29, 2001

Adobe's Novel Approach to E-Books, January 29, 2001

Microsoft's IE 6 Test Version Leaked Online, January 29, 2001

Microsoft Attacks Judge Jackson's Comments, January 29, 2001

Internet Service Verdict Reduced, January 29, 2001

Microsoft Retains Akamai to Hamper Attacks, January 29, 2001

Opt-In vs. Opt-Out: Battle Lines Emerge in Privacy Debate, January 29, 2001

Judge Jackson May Rule on Microsoft Discrimination Suit, January 28, 2001

Disney Reportedly May Cut Back Internet Operations, Abandon Go.com, January 28, 2001

China Goes One-on- One with the Net, January 27, 2001

Privacy Foundation Calls for a Review of Pacer, January 26, 2001

Microsoft Meltdown Will Cost a Pretty Penny, January 26, 2001

Debate Opens on Making E-Commerce Law Consistent, January 26, 2001

West Group Announces FindLaw Acquisition, January 26, 2001

Microsoft Outage Reflects on New .Net Initiative, January 26, 2001

Web Filter Data is Put Up for Sale, January 26, 2001

S.F. Court to Rule on Internet Pornography in Libraries, January 25, 2001

Alleged eBay Hacker Pleads Innocent, January 25, 2001

Industry Group Brings Pirated-Software Lawsuit, January 25, 2001

Attack Knocks Out Microsoft Web Sites, January 25, 2001

Microsoft Owns up to DNS Snafu, January 25, 2001

TVT Records Drops Lawsuit Against Napster, January 25, 2001

FCC Gives Internet Directories Equal Access to Listing Info, January 24, 2001

Web War Rages Over DVD-Cracking Site, January 24, 2001

Most US, European Sites Ignore Int'l Privacy Standards, January 24, 2001

New Head of ICANN Pledges to Build Consensus, January 24, 2001

New Fees, Rules for Amazon Auctions, January 24, 2001

Virginia Offers Free Online Legislative Tracking, January 24, 2001

Microsoft Web Sites Suffer Large Scale Blackout, January 24, 2001

DEA Data Theft Raises Privacy Concerns, January 24, 2001

USLaw.com Mulls Firm's Sale, January 24, 2001

Senators Renew High-Speed Internet Tax Credit Bill

Netscape.com to Become Portal for Time Warner Content, January 23, 2001 

Learning Channel Sues Over a Web Site, January 23, 2001 

Copyright Law Near in Europe, January 23, 2001 

Microsoft to Pay Sun $20 Million to Settle Java Lawsuit, January 23, 2001

Microsoft Teams Up With Business Newspapers, January 23, 2001

Yahoo in Trouble Again Over Nazi Issues, January 23, 2001

FTC Clears DoubleClick, January 23, 2001

Harvard Draws the Line at Internet Teaching, January 23, 2001

DOJ Concerns Shutter File-Swapping Service, January 22, 2001

Travelocity Exposes Customer Info, January 22, 2001

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Net Access Appeal, January 22, 2001

IBM Touts New Napster-Proof Music Locks, January 22, 2001

Mass Hack Takes Out Gov't Sites on Three Continents, January 22, 2001

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Virtual  Porn Ban, January 22, 2001

A Venture in E-Books, January 22, 2001

Anybody Home at Whitehouse.gov? January 22, 2001

Tech Groups Ask U.S. to Delay New Web Suffixes, January 21, 2001

Yahoo, Microsoft Traffic Hijacked, January 21, 2001

The Wild World of Web E-Law, January 20, 2001

Report: Gov't Web Sites Need More Security, January 19, 2001

Electricity Crisis Affects Web Site Performance, January 19, 2001

Ford, Web Publishers Settle Lawsuit, January 19, 2001

EFF Seeks to Overturn Digital Millennium Copyright Act in 2nd Circuit Case, January 19, 2001

High-Tech Privacy Group Unveils Net Privacy Principles, January 19, 2000

Rep. Goodlatte Plans New Net Gambling Bill, January 19, 2001

Judge Dismisses $100M Suit Against eBay, January 19, 2001

New Web Site Lets Firms File, Track Export Licenses Online, January 19, 2001

Library of Congress Goes Digital, January 19, 2001

ALA to Challenge Web Filter Law, January 18, 2001

Court Blocks Company's Deep Link to Competitor's Site, January 18, 2001

Electronics Privacy Trade Group Backs Privacy Measures for the U.S., January 18, 2001

Wireless Web Fails the Screen Test, January 18, 2001

Colorado Courts First in Nation to Offer State-Wide E-Filing in Civil and Domestic Cases, January 17, 2001

Global Policy Group Urges E-Commerce Tax Accord, January 17, 2001

Microsoft Not in Clear on Private Lawsuits, January 17, 2001

EPIC, Privacy International Join Forces in Privacy.org, January 17, 2001

Publishing Industry Goes Digital, January 17, 2001

Ego Finds a New Outlet in 'Blogs,' January 16, 2001

The World Wide Web of E-Law, January 16, 2001

Stacks of Reasons to be Thankful for Librarians, January 17, 2001

U.S. High-Tech Firms Set Up Computer Defense Hub, January 16, 2001

e z TaxReturn.com is Launched to Make E-filing EZ for the Average Citizen, January 16, 2001

Patient Files Opened to Marketers, Fundraisers, January 16, 2001

Fight Rages Over Digital Rights, January 16, 2001

UK Gov't to Bring Some Court Services Online, January 16, 2001

Starr Sets his Sights on Microsoft, January 15, 2001

Bush Faces 'Thorny' Net Issues, January 15, 2001

How Far Does Copyright Extend in Cyberspace, January 14, 2001

Regulators Out of Step on Issue of the Internet, January 14, 2001

U.S., States Ask Court to Uphold Microsoft Breakup, January 14, 2001

Teen Plot to "Take Down the Internet,  January 14, 2001

US Gov't Blocks Microsoft Moves to Reargue Antitrust Case, January 13, 2001

Judge Dismisses 38 Private Antitrust Cases Vs Microsoft, January 12, 2001

Microsoft's Competitor's Hire Ken Starr to Back Breakup, January 12, 2001

Federal Law Officers Weigh Online Privacy Issues, January 12, 2001

Yahoo Will Continue Sale of Nazi Coins, Stamps, January 12, 2001

Tech Lobbyists Prepare to Wade into Privacy Debate, January 12, 2001

Microsoft Faces Fresh Challenges in Microsoft Appeal, January 12, 2001

E-Book Forecast: Cloudy, January 11, 2001

Unisys, Microsoft, Dell to Create New Voting System, January 11, 2001

Wireless Spam - How Can it Be Stopped?, January 11, 2001

Future of Music Policy Conference Hits Hill, January 11, 2001

Proposal to Limit Copyright on Hard Drives Draws Fire, January 10, 2001

Web Users Think Net File Sharing Violates Copyright, January 10, 2001

Hatch Pledges to Keep Online Music Accessible, January 10, 2001

Supreme Court Upholds New Anti-Porn Law, January 9, 2001

Bill Aims to Block Wireless Junk Email, January 10, 2001

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vows to Fight Privacy Legislation, January 9, 2001

Internet Related Magazines Feel Tug of the Downturn, January 9, 2001

Patent Office Plans to Improve Performance, Threatened by Budget Games, January 9, 2001

Palm's CEO Says Handhelds and Internet Will Lead Information Revolution, January 9, 2001

Crackdown Seen on Customer Databases, January 8, 2001

High Court Upholds Speech Limits, January 8, 2001

Yahoo Decision Won't End Online Speech Debate, January 8, 2001

Tech Group Pushes for Election Modernization Bill, January 8, 2001

E-Gap Cuts Off Hacker Access, January 8, 2001

ICANN Faces Enforcement Challenge, January 7, 2001

States Determined to Pursue Microsoft if Bush Won't, January 7, 2001

NY Times Interactive Unit Scales Back, January 7, 2001

China Planning to Build Its Very Own Information Superhighway, January 6, 2001

MS/DOJ: Both Sides Name Lawyers for MS Appeal, January 5, 2001

Will Microsoft Release Its Own Branded Computer? January 5, 2001

U.S. Rolls Out EU Privacy Program, January 5, 2001

Michigan Sues Feds to Protect Social Security Numbers, January 5, 2001

Barnesandnoble.com Plans to Expand and Raise Royalties to Authors, January 5, 2001

MP3.com Unveils Music Interoperability Technology , January 5, 2001

Palm, Sprint Form Internet Alliance, January 4, 2001

Online Job Resource Vault.com Cuts Third of Staff, January 4, 2001

AOL Sues Company Over Alleged E-Mail Spamming, January 4, 2001

Race is On to Improve Voting Technology, January 3, 2001

Two Plead Guilty to High-Tech Database Theft, January 3, 2001

Fire Insurance for the Internet, January 3, 2001

IRS Expands E-Filing For Tax Time, January 3, 2001

The PCs Days May Be Numbered, January 3, 2001

Divided Congress Tackles Net Privacy, January 3, 2001

Fire Insurance for the Internet, January 3, 2001

Fraudulent E-Mail Net Pair 27 Months in Prison, January 3, 2001

Pirates Beware: We're Watching, January 3, 2001

New Internet Registry Contracts Coming Soon, January 2, 2001

Yahoo to Charge Auction Fees, Ban Hate Materials, January 2, 2001

The Battle for Good Online Information, January 2, 2001

Canada's Internet Privacy Law Now Online, January 2, 2001

Intel Joins Crowded MP3 Market, January 2, 2001

WebMD to Revise News Corp. Alliance, January 2, 2001

Internet Books' Net Worth Falls in Readers Eyes, January 2, 2001

Advocates of People with Disabilities Take Online Stores to Task, January 1, 2001

Wireless Net Access to Take Off? January 1, 2001

2001 Faces Internet Hurdles, January 1, 2001

Bulky Amazon.com Urged to Pare Product Offerings, January 1, 2001

Net News Starts Thinking Local, January 1, 2001

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