June 2002 Archives

June 28, 2002

Reuters: ICANN squeezes out regular folk

June 24, 2002

San Francisco Chronicle: FBI checking out Americans’ reading habits; bookstores, libraries can’t do much to fend off search warrants

June 20, 2002

A page on NPR’s web site says that “Linking to or framing of any material on this site without the prior written consent of NPR is prohibited.” (NPR is National Public Radio.) Oops, I just linked to NPR’s web site without asking for permission. Please don’t sue me, NPR! (Also see Wired News story about this ridiculous policy, and a follow-up story (also from Wired News).)

June 19, 2002

InternetNews.com: Cloudmark unveils P2P anti-spam system

June 17, 2002

The Specious Report: Internet to shut down for two weeks in August

June 10, 2002

CNET News.com: Old code in Windows is security threat (last week, a Finnish security company warned of a serious vulnerability in the gopher protocol support in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser; several days later, Microsoft responds by simply removing gopher support from the browser entirely, rather than trying to fix the vulnerability)

June 07, 2002

Reuters: China paper bites on Onion gag (Beijing Evening News reports that the U.S. Congress may relocate from Washington to Charlotte or Memphis, based upon a report in The Onion)