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Sucks.com owner wins domain-name case

Sucks.com owner wins domain-name case

A message board operator and pornographer who's registered hundreds of domain names has won the rights to keep Michaelbloombergsucks.com, bucking a trend that usually favors trademark holders in disputes involving the word "sucks.

June 18, 2001 by in Government

DOJ study backs Carnivore

DOJ study backs Carnivore

A draft review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's "Carnivore" Internet surveillance system expresses confidence overall in the government's continued use of the eavesdropping software.But it also urges changes in the way agents adjust the program's intricate settings for fear that simple errors could allow the FBI to mistakenly capture e-mail, Web browsing or other data from innocent citizens.

November 20, 2000 by in Government

Government  gets B+ Y2K Rating

Government gets B+ Y2K Rating

California Republican Rep. Stephen Horn gave the government an overall ``B-Plus'' rating for dealing with Year 2000 computer problems but listed air traffic control and services for the poor as continued concerns.

November 22, 1999 by in Government

Entertainment Network drops McVeigh Webcast

Entertainment Network drops McVeigh Webcast

An Internet company that sought to Webcast the execution of convicted Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh said Tuesday it has decided not to appeal a federal court decision barring such a broadcast. After a federal judge rejected Entertainment Network's request to transmit the execution over the Web, the Tampa, Fla.

April 30, 2001 by in Government