April 2002 Archives

April 27, 2002

InternetNews.com: Online privacy bill raising ‘grave’ e-commerce concerns (of course, the industry would have similar concerns about a law against fraud)

April 16, 2002

Washington Post: High court overturns ‘virtual’ porn ban (also see CNN) — Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition (Apr. 16, 2002) [alternate location]

AP (via Wired News): Web group OKs privacy standards (also see W3C’s main P3P site)

April 08, 2002

CNET News.com: Web surfers brace for pop-up downloads

April 02, 2002

Wall Street Journal (via Politech): Microsoft’s anti-Unix website runs, well, Unix; CNET News.com: Anti-Unix Web site on the fritz? (This week, Microsoft launched a web site intended to persuade people to switch from Unix to Microsoft’s server software … but it was quickly discovered that the site was running on the free Apache web server software, under an open-source version of Unix … so an embarrassed Microsoft moved the site to a server running its own software … which promptly crashed.)

August 2002 Archives

August 24, 2002

The Onion: Wine appreciation tips

New York Daily News: Justice is served — with a ticket

August 22, 2002

Don’t Link to Us! (featured today on CNET News.com, CNET Radio, Slashdot, and perhaps elsewhere)

August 14, 2002

CNET News.com: Godzilla vs. the blog thing

Forbes: Top-earning dead celebrities (Elvis lives, but he’s listed here anyway, followed by Charles Schulz, John Lennon, Dale Earnhardt, and Dr. Seuss)

ABC News: Bleacher fan’s right to heckle players upheld (Ohio appeals court reverses conviction of baseball fan who shouted insults at player)