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Acacia Signs Disney
Feb 26, 2004 2:00 PM PSTAcacia Technologies Group snapped out of a period of relative inactivity Thursday with the announcement that it has licensed its DMT technology to Disney Enterprises Inc., a unit of Walt Disney Corp., and its Internet subsidiary, Walt Disney Internet Group, which includes the Disney, ESPN, and ABCNews websites, all of which utilize streaming media technology.
Visa Against "Deviant Behavior"
Feb 26, 2004 12:00 PM PSTFollowing a similar announcement earlier this month by MasterCard, Visa is following in its competitor's footsteps and altering its policy
FBI Seizes Chat Room Servers
Feb 25, 2004 1:00 PM PSTThe Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) stormed CIT Hosting, a private hosting company, with allegations that the company was aiding "cyber crime" and "terrorist" activities; a general term provided under the shield of the U.S. Patriot Act.
Brits In Arms Over Violent Porn
Feb 25, 2004 12:00 PM PSTThe controversy over the porn-inspired strangulation of a piano teacher last month after her assailant surfed porn sites that featured dead and tortured women continues to gain momentum among British lawmakers.
FBI Endorses Cyber Crime Effort
Feb 20, 2004 12:00 PM PSTThe FBI gave Hollywood its official permission to use the FBI name and logo to fight digital piracy. Although some critics of the decision think the blanket endorsement will only confuse consumers
Nords Strive To Define Porn
Feb 20, 2004 12:00 AM PSTA court trial against a porn publisher for violating a decency criminal code is being used as a flagship case for the future definition of pornography in the Netherlands
Porn While Driving
Feb 20, 2004 12:00 AM PSTCars and utility vehicles equipped with DVD players and televisions may be a saving grace for parents on long road trips, but in some cases, the temptation to watch porn is just too much for many drivers
Jones Hearing Set For March
Feb 20, 2004 12:00 AM PSTAfter a decision last month to grant the Jones defense motion to suppress all evidence, the judge has granted the prosecution leave to file for reconsideration
AOL, Earthlink Sue Spammers
Feb 19, 2004 12:00 AM PSTEarthlink and America Online took an aggressive stand against spam this week by re-filing lawsuits against more than a dozen of the most notorious spammers and marketers in cyberspace
Cybernet Counters Acacia
Feb 18, 2004 12:00 AM PSTIn addition to denying any knowledge of infringement, the operator of AdultCheck lodged 'inequitable conduct' allegations against Acacia
WEB / TECH NEWS
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