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By Margaret Berkland, Published on January 1, 2002

Margaret Berkland is the president of Data Vision Design, Inc., which specializes in providing IT solutions to the legal community. Founded in Fredericksburg, VA in 1989, Data Vision Design, Inc. provides services that include: applications development, business process design, applications integration, electronic file tracking and, access expedition. Prior to becoming the president of DataVision Design, Inc., Margaret was the Info. Resources Technology Specialist for McKenna & Cuneo.

Consumer Protection
http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/consumer.htm

This site is available in English and Spanish. It is maintained by the Federal Trade Commission and provides consumer information in 22 subject areas. It outlines consumer scams and offers the ability to file a complaint online.

EURO Homepage
http://www.econ.yale.edu/~corsetti/euro/Euroit.htm

This page is maintained by Giancarlo Corsetti, University of Rome III, Yale University (visiting) and CEPR. It offers links to basic readings, European Central Bank, information and indicators, market perspective, research on the euro area, hot issues, monetary policy, fiscal policy, structural policy, and global issues. It also offers the latest EURO news from Bloomberg and Yahoo.

European Central Bank
http://www.euro.ecb.int/

This site is available in eleven languages. Information is offered on euro banknotes and coins, getting ready for the euro, information for organizations (companies doing business with EC countries), a special section on the euro for children, background to the euro, and news and events concerning the euro.

Global Law Review
http://www.globallawreview.com

Global Law Review is maintained by Sandeep Dave, a solicitor in Mumbai, India.  The site is divided into five sections: what’s new, practice, resources, Indialaw online, and books. What’s New details the latest changes and additions to the site and Practice describes the author and contact information, etc. Resources provides links to legal research, writings, insights, law library, and helpful links. Indialaw online provides general information about India and Indian government, with links to various sites concerned with the branches of the Indian government and Indian law. Books provides links to a bookstore, reviews, publishers, and the Law Book Review.

Radio Locator
http://www.radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/home

This site claims to have links to more than 10,000 radio station pages and more than 2,500 audio streams from around the world. You can search for a radio station by zip code, state, am/fm, and format. You can also locate a station by call letters, find a streaming internet radio station, or find stations by country. There is also an advanced search offering more search options. Any results provide you with call letters, broadcast distance, city, format, frequency, a link to more information, and if available a link to hear the live broadcast. The “information link” lists station address, station owner, station format, website and audio feed links if they exist, and technical information. It is a neat site to check before planning a road trip.

W-4 Assistant
http://www.paycheckcity.com/W42001/w4instruction.asp?nextPage=PA

W-4 Assistant is maintained by Symmetry Software Corporation, which specializes in accounting products, technologies, and services for the internet/intranet as well as the Windows and Macintosh markets. This is a nifty calculator to help with completing the W-4 form to determine how many allowances to claim on your paycheck. Clicking on the name of any item displays a "help" explanation of the item.