May 2001 Archives

May 17, 2001

CNET EU considers Net traffic, e-mail archive (police demand that all Internet communications be recorded and maintained for up to seven years) (also see Politechbot, The Register, and Statewatch)

May 15, 2001

BBSpot: Protestors clash in Portland (violence erupts between PETA and PETV)

May 13, 2001

Wired News: What they (don’t) know about you (personal info purchased by FBI often contains errors)

CNET AT&T’s hand caught in spam jar?

May 10, 2001

Privacy.Org: Industry funded study overstates cost of privacy

May 09, 2001

Washington Post: Rite of refusal: ‘Opt-out’ marketing forces consumers to speak up or be charged

May 08, 2001

iMarketing News/DM News: N.Y. court to rule whether targeted e-mail was spam

May 05, 2001

Wired News: Program catches copycat students

May 02, 2001

Wired News: Buy a shot, wave to the camera (also see Pushing the delete button on spam

May 01, 2001 Annual police wiretap report released