Newstand – July 2000

Breaking News

Network Solutions Joins with Thomson & Thomson to Link Traditional Trademark & Domain Services, July 31, 2000

Washburn University’s RFP for an Electronic Courtroom, July 31, 2000

Napster Legal Flap Could Backfire on Record Industry, July 29, 2000

Europe, U.S. Agree on Privacy Policy, July 28, 2000

Appeals Court Grants Napster Stay, July 28, 2000

Appeals Court Grants Napster Stay, July 28, 2000

AOL to Become Accessible for the Blind, July 28, 2000

Privacy Pros: FTC Proposal Doesn’t Make Grade, July 28, 2000

Professor Who Coined the term ‘Software’ Dies, July 28, 2000

FTC Endorses Self-Regulation in Online Privacy, July 27, 2000

U.K. Passes Email Snooping Bill into Law, July 27, 2000

Napster Ordered to Shut Down, July 27, 2000

Microsoft to File Supreme Court Appeal, July 26, 2000

The Department of Veterans Affairs Signs on to Digital Signatures, July 25, 2000

FTC Close to Agreement on Internet Profiling, July 25, 2000

Injunction Against Napster? Stay Tuned, July 25, 2000

TRUSTe Announces its “Privacy 2000 Campaign,” July 25, 2000

Senate Spam Bill May Have to Wait Until After Recess, July 25, 2000

CQ Announces Wireless Convention News Service, July 24, 2000

The Trouble, with Regulating Hate, July 24, 2000

Traffic Courts Turn to Online Remediation, July 24, 2000

Microsoft Suit Costs State Pensions Millions, July 24, 2000

Let a Hundred Search Engines Bloom, July 23, 2000

Music Industry Up for Grabs as Online Start Ups Fight Titans, July 23, 2000

Newspapers Without the Print, July 21, 2000

Law Would Compel Disclosure of Employee Monitoring, July 21, 2000

40 States File Objections Against, July 21, 2000

House Approves Privacy Amendment, July 21, 2000

Web Professionals Converge in Washington, D.C., July 20, 2000

RIAA Chief Determined to Keep Copyright Controls, July 20, 2000

Convention Coverage Takes to the Internet, July 20, 2000 (reg. req’d)

Microsoft Warns of New Outlook Bug, July 19, 2000

CNET to Buy ZDNet for 1.6 Billion in Stock, July 19, 2000

Email Privacy Guard Backed by White House, July 19, 2000

Privacy Grows Up as CPOs Move In, July 19, 2000

Feds May Update Wiretap Law for Email, July 18, 2000

Bill Would Restrain Junk Email, July 18, 2000

Books by the Chapter or Verse Arrive on the Internet This Fall, July 18, 2000 (reg. req’d)

Pro2Net Launches Business Resource Web Sites for Five Complementary Professions, July 17, 2000

MSN Becomes top Web site Destination Worldwide, July 17, 2000

ICANN Green-Lights New Top-Level Domain Names, July 16, 2000

Search Engine Finds Private Files, July 14, 2000

Recording Industry Calls Napster Defense “Baseless”, July 14, 2000

Financial Privacy Under Attack, July 14, 2000

Music Industry Wants to End ‘CD Cyber Shoplifting’, July 13, 2000

Senate Sidesteps Net Music Dispute/Panel Says it Will Let Courts Decide What to Do About Napster, July 12, 2000

Thomson Extends Primark Bid to August 4, July 12, 2000

Nearly Undetectable Tracking Device Raises Concern, July 12, 2000

Microsoft IE Version 5.5 Now Available, July 12, 2000

Meet the CPO: Chief Privacy Officer, July 12, 2000

FBI E-Mail Snooping Sparks Controversy, July 12, 2000

Disharmony Rules Napster Hearing on the Hill, July 11, 2000

Tipping Scales Both Ways in Microsoft Case, July 11, 2000

Napster CEO, Others to Testify on Digital Music, July 10, 2000

U.S. Lawyers Mull Commission to Set Internet Rules, July 10, 2000

Free Internet Access Leveraged, July 10, 2000 Adds New Legal Marketplace, July 10, 2000

Legislation Tackles E-Commerce, July 10, 2000 (registration req’d)

FTC to Challenge Toysmart on Customer Info, July 10, 2000

White House Updates its Web Site, July 8, 2000

Reed Elsevier Appoints CEO for its Global Legal Business, July 7, 2000

What’s The Value of Internet Content? July 7, 2000

GAO Clears ICANN’s Legal Underbrush, July 7, 2000

Lawsuit Accuses AOL of Illegally Tracking Web Surfers, July 7, 2000

FindLaw Offering Free Internet Access, July 7, 2000

Net Trade Group Releases Privacy Standards, July 6, 2000

Palmtop Suffers; Microsoft Too, July 6, 2000

Cybercrimes Laws Emerge, But Slowly, July 6, 2000

P3P: A Green Light for Privacy on the Web? July 5, 2000

Philadelphia Bar Assn. to Offer Free Legal Advice in English/Spanish, July 5, 2000

Napster Says Federal Law Protects its Song-Swapping Software, July 4, 2000

PDF version of Napster’s Brief, U.S. District Court, Northern District of CA

Napster’s Defense: We’re Just An ISP, July 3, 2000

Microsoft Hires More Lawyers for Supreme Court Review, July 3, 2000

Controversy Grows as Companies Rush to Patent Net Technology That Others Call Fair Game, July 3, 2000

Contradictory Court Decisions Could Slow Process of Offering Consumers High-Speed Net Connections, July 3, 2000

Other Sources for Breaking News



Jesse Berst’s AnchorDesk


The New York Times – CyberTimes from Mecklermedia.

PC World Today

Technology News from Wired News

Yahoo! – Technology Summary

ZDNet Internet


Bytes in Brief

Burgess Allison’s Technology Update

Genie Tyburski’s TVC Alert


CRIVAlerts and CRIVGrams from the American Association of Law Libraries Committee on Relations with Information Vendors.

Library Web Manager’s Reference Center Current Awareness

Legal Publishers’ List – tracks mergers in the legal publishing field, and periodically posts related news items.

LJDigital Book News

LLRX Newstand Archives

  • January 2000
  • February 2000
  • March 2000
  • April 2000
  • May 2000
  • June 2000
  • 1999 LLRX Alerts

    1998 LLRX Alerts

    1997 LLRX Alerts

    | Breaking News | Other Sources for Breaking News | Tech Trends | CongressLine: Federal, State and Local Legislative News |

    Posted in: News (Newstand), Newstand