Saturday, August 27, 2005

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Tech News Flash -- Saturday -- August 27, 2005

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Headline Scan:
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1. Weekend Feature: Legal Experts Weigh In on Domain Arbitration
2. Editor's Pick: Copyright Office Criticized for Browser Bungle
3. Readers' Pick: Sun Unveils Plans for Open-Source DRM Project
4. Consumer Highlight: VoIP Emerging as Next Spam Entryway
5. Hot Topic: The Evolution and Death of the Laptop Computer
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1. Weekend Feature: Legal Experts Weigh In on Domain Arbitration
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It has kept domain disputes involving huge companies and small
profiteers known as "cybersquatters," as well as other Internet address
disputes, out of court, but is the domain arbitration that is mandatory
for Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) domain
registrants fair?

See the Full Story:
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/45521.html

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2. Editor's Pick: Copyright Office Criticized for Browser Bungle
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In an open letter to the U.S. Copyright Office, which asked for comment
on whether its Internet Explorer-only support for copyright pre-
registration would be a problem, Sir Tim Berners-Lee complained the rule
goes against not only the spirit of the Internet, but also against U.S.
government policy.

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http://www.technewsworld.com/story/45725.html

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3. Readers' Pick: Sun Unveils Plans for Open-Source DRM Project
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Sun Microsystems has unveiled an open-source community project to
develop a royalty-free digital rights management (DRM) standard. Laying
the foundation for the Open Media Commons initiative, Sun will
immediately share the entirety of its internal Sun Labs program Project
DReaM (DRM/everywhere available) with the community.

See the Full Story:
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/45630.html

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4. Consumer Highlight: VoIP Emerging as Next Spam Entryway
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The good and the bad associated with Voice over IP (VoIP) is becoming
clearer. Increasingly, consumers and enterprises are turning to VoIP
because it can save them money and enable them to take advantage of
features, such as unified messaging.

See the Full Story:
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/45518.html

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5. Hot Topic: The Evolution and Death of the Laptop Computer
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With the Zotob virus allegedly being spread by improperly patched
notebook computers and bringing down an impressive number of news sites
last week, the future of the notebook computer, at least as we now know
it, may be changing dramatically.

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http://www.technewsworld.com/story/45581.html

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