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Survivor software just wants to have fun

Author: JT Smith

Tens of thousands of fans of the popular CBS show are visiting www.survivor.com for updates, and all they get is some lousy advertising.

‘Viral marketing’ is like the plague

Author: JT Smith

Marketing – whether in the form of giveaway gimmicks or online word-of-mouth methods – contributed to the high traffic volume of the top 10 sites logging new visitors in June.

Category:

  • Open Source

Elvis on the World Wide Web

Author: JT Smith

On the 23rd anniversary of his death, the King will go digital.

Judge rejects spammers’ request

Author: JT Smith

A judge has turned down an Internet polling company’s request that it be immediately removed from a nonprofit group’s blacklist of businesses.

Category:

  • Open Source

Former Go Network executive sentenced

Author: JT Smith

A former Disney Internet executive has been sentenced to nine months in home detention for crossing state lines intending to have sex with a minor he contacted over the Internet.

More women online than men

Author: JT Smith

For the first time, women have passed men as the majority group online, according to a new survey.

First Turkish Linux magazine debuts

Author: JT Smith

GNU Linux will target end users and corporate members, and will support its readers through its web site with updated information from all over the world.

America Online disables MP3 search engine

Author: JT Smith

America Online Inc. on Thursday pulled the plug on a search engine for music files in the popular MP3 format, which the recording industry claims is a vehicle for piracy.

Adobe Sues Macromedia Over Patent

Author: JT Smith

Adobe is suing Macromedia over its Flash 5.0 software, claiming it is in violation of an Adobe patent.

Reno Orders Review of FBI’s “Carnivore” E-Mail Reading Software

Author: JT Smith

US Attorney General, Janet Reno, has ordered a review of the FBI’s controversial “Carnivore” e-mail surveillance system.