Internet fool’s gold sparks Nigerian fiasco
"It seems clear to us now than ever before, that what Mrs Odusote is interested in is to continue to hold the government of Nigeria, and the teeming members of Nigeria's Internet Community, to ransom on personal, selfish and largely unjustifiable grounds, without any regards whatsoever to the patriotic interest of Nigeria."
Patent lawyer puts claim to entire Internet
The Net's two biggest registrars of domain names are being sued for infringing an email and domain name patent granted last month.
FAST threatens jail for ‘misusing software’
The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST)is threating a harsh regime of punishments including jail for UK companies which it catches using unlicensed software.
Mobile data to fuel operator growth
The market for mobile services such as messaging and games will reach $126 billion by 2008, according to a new report.
Feds seek input on spammer sentencing
A formula that would sentence deceptive spammers to more time in prison for each e-mail address spammed is among the proposals under consideration by the presidentially-appointed commission responsible for setting federal sentencing rules, which this week sought the public's input on how to punish violators of the newly-enacted CAN-SPAM Act.