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ZOOM OUT FOR A NEW PERSPECTIVE (more)
October 1, 2001
Link http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20010929/tc/column_livewire_dc_1.html
The Web has become a gateway to an immense collection of satellite images of Earth, a place where you can zoom in your favorite Central Asian city or your own backyard in a couple of clicks of the mouse.

HACKERS FACE LIFE (more)
September 27, 2001
Link http://www.securityfocus.org/news/257
Hackers, virus-writers and web site defacers would face life imprisonment without the possibility of parole under legislation proposed by the Bush Administration that would classify most computer crimes as acts of terrorism.

...WHY WE USE APACHE (more)
September 25, 2001
Link http://www.nando.net/technology/story/105510p-1203173c.html
Analyst recommends switching from Microsoft's Web software to another product because of security concerns

NEW WORM EXPLOITS TERRORIST ATTACKS (more)
September 24, 2001
Link http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-200-7285953.html?tag=mn_hd
Antivirus companies warned Monday that an e-mail message asking for peace between America and Islam actually carries an extremely malicious and destructive payload.

MICROSOFT JABS LARGEST CUSTOMERS (more)
September 24, 2001
Link http://www.geek.com/news/geeknews/2001sep/gee20010921007977.htm
Microsoft's largest customers are getting ready for some licensing changes that will take place on October 1. On that date, Microsoft will make changes to its licensing agreement that up the prices on products by up to 107%.

GETTING OUT ALIVE (more)
September 21, 2001
Link http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-000074600sep16.story?coll=la%2Dnews%2Da%5Fsecti
You're on the 87th Floor, and Something's Terribly Wrong . . .

'NIMDA' COMPUTER WORM HITS (more)
September 18, 2001
Link http://dailynews.yahoo.com/fc/Tech/Computer_Viruses/
A computer worm was spreading very quickly across the Internet on Tuesday, infecting both computer servers and personal computers, computer security experts said.

SITES SHUN NEW DOMAIN NAMES (more)
September 16, 2001
Link http://www.siliconvalley.com/docs/news/svfront/009828.htm
In an online world dominated by dot-coms, many individuals, companies and groups are saying ``No, thanks'' to not-coms -- the seven new domain-name suffixes scheduled to debut in coming months.

MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR U.S. RESPONSE (more)
September 16, 2001
Link http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-201-7129531-0.html?tag=lh
President Bush authorizes the Pentagon to activate 50,000 reservists while calling the nation's armed forces to prepare for a long, difficult battle after terrorist attacks lay waste in New York and Washington, D.C. At the same time, rescuers continue the

DAY OF REMEMBRANCE (more)
September 13, 2001
Link http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/09/20010913-7.html
National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims Of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001

AMERICA UNDER ATTACK (more)
September 11, 2001
Link http://www.cnn.com/
At 8:45 a.m. EDT, the first of two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center, opening a horrifying and apparently coordinated terrorist attack on the United States, which saw the collapse of the two 110-story towers into surrounding Manhattan streets

GOVERNMENTS PUSH OPEN-SOURCE (more)
August 29, 2001
Link http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-200-6996393.html?tag=rltdnws
Governments around the world have found a new rallying cry--"Software libre!"--and Microsoft is working overtime to quell it.

LAWYER RAPS NEW COPYRIGHT LAWS (more)
August 29, 2001
Link http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-200-7004860.html?tag=mn_hd
The desire of entrenched commercial interests to control information is crushing the spirit of innovation that allowed the Internet to blossom, Stanford Law School professor and technology pundit Lawrence Lessig said Wednesday.

BROWSER UPDATE RILES CRITICS (more)
August 24, 2001
Link http://www.siliconvalley.com/docs/news/svfront/ms082401.htm
Microsoft has quietly disclosed that the latest versions of its Internet Explorer browser will not support Netscape-style plug-ins -- the software bridges that extend the capabilities of a browser, letting a user play audio or video clips, for example.

ANONYMITY WINS AGAIN (more)
August 13, 2001
Link http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-6863061.html?tag=mn_hd
In another victory for online anonymity, a California judge has ruled that Yahoo does not need to reveal the identities of some message board posters.

SIDE STEPPING WINDOWS (more)
August 13, 2001
Link http://www.zdnet.com/intweek/stories/news/0,4164,2803484,00.html
Now xSides, a tiny Seattle company, is entering the fray with technology that literally pushes Windows aside and could provide such Microsoft rivals as Internet and media titan AOL Time Warner Inc. (AOL.N) with valuable screen space completely free of the

MICROSOFT HIT BY CODE RED (more)
August 9, 2001
Link http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20010808/tc/microsoft_code_red_worm_1.html
It appears Microsoft Corp. (MSFT - news) hasn't been practicing what it preaches. The software giant on Wednesday confirmed that some of its MSN Hotmail servers were infected with a Code Red virus.

SUN, LINUX HELP TIMOR KIDS (more)
August 9, 2001
Link http://www.zdnet.com/intweek/stories/news/0,4164,2803078,00.html
Sun Microsystems Australia and the Linux community have come to the aid of embattled PCs for Kids in its mission to donate refurbished computers to children in need.

GETTING CAUGHT IN THE LYING GAME (more)
August 7, 2001
Link http://www4.zdnet.com/intweek/stories/columns/0,4164,2801404,00.html
Did Microsoft lie? The answer depends on whether you side with the wife or the husband in the age-old domestic dispute about "lies of omission":

REAL CHOICE? (more)
August 2, 2001
Link http://ptech.wsj.com/ptech.html
AS WE APPROACH the release of another major version of Microsoft Windows, complaints are arising again about Microsoft's tendency to use Windows to give an edge to its other products and services, and to make things harder for its competitors.

MICROSOFT LICENSES HURT KIDS (more)
August 2, 2001
Link http://www.zdnet.com/anchordesk/stories/story/0,10738,2800646,00.html
There are days when Microsoft seems to go well out of its way to look really evil. ... so I am going to wade into an issue involving Microsoft, an Australian charity, kids in East Timor, and you. Yes, you, because this matter--like so many these days--rev

NET WATCHES FOR 'CODE RED' (more)
July 31, 2001
Link http://www.cnn.com/2001/TECH/internet/07/31/code.red/index.html
Authorities said the second coming of the "Code Red" electronic worm had little immediate impact Tuesday night, but warned that it could take several more days before its full effect was known.

MICROSOFT TAKES HEAT FOR CODE RED (more)
July 31, 2001
Link http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-200-6730674.html
While network administrators wait and prepare for another round of attacks from the Code Red worm, Microsoft is drawing much of the blame for the pernicious infection.

OFFICIALS FIGHT CODE RED WORM (more)
July 29, 2001
Link http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-200-6711302.html?tag=mn_hd
In an unprecedented show of force against an extremely virulent Internet attack, government and private officials on Monday will implore worldwide organizations to protect themselves from the "Code Red" worm.

MS IN THE LAND OF OPEN SOURCE (more)
July 29, 2001
Link http://www.geek.com/news/geeknews/2001july/gee20010727007037.htm
Craig Mundie, Microsoft's Senior VP of advanced strategies, tried to explain his company's attitude about and approach to the Open Source movement at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention in San Diego.

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