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One Year Ago: Buckley Bows Out With Internet Tax Debate

Originally published on December 16, 1999 and brought to you today as a time capsule. For his last televised Firing Line debate, conservative political pundit William F. Buckley, Jr. has chosen an issue that is becoming a key topic in the 2000 U.S. presidential race -- Internet taxation. ...

One Year Ago: Buckley Bows Out With Internet Tax Debate

Originally published on December 16, 1999 and brought to you today as a time capsule. For his last televised Firing Line debate, conservative political pundit William F. Buckley, Jr. has chosen an issue that is becoming a key topic in the 2000 U.S. presidential race -- Internet taxation. ...

One Year Ago: Domain Name Disputes Reach International Panel

Originally published on December 6, 1999 and brought to you today as a time capsule. The World Intellectual Property Organization, a group charged with reviewing some of the less complex allegations of “cyber-squatting” — or bad faith registrations of domain names to extort profit ...

One Year Ago: Clinton Endorses E-Commerce

Originally published on November 29, 1999 and brought to you today as a time capsule. In his weekly radio address, U.S. President Bill Clinton praised theexpansion of electronic commerce and declared that the First Family will be among theestimated 4 million American families that are expected to bu...

One Year Ago: E-Signature Bill Passes Senate

Originally published on November 22, 1999 and brought to you today as a time capsule. The U.S. Senate passed the Millennium Digital Commerce Act Friday, following in the footsteps of the House of Representatives, which recently passed a similar measure to make electronic signatures legally binding. ...

Web Sites Bring Life to Party Conventions

A handful of Web sites are giving U.S. citizens the opportunity to participate in national political party conventions without having to travel to Philadelphia or Los Angeles.

U.S. Lawmakers Probe FBI Net Spying

A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee heard conflicting testimony Monday over whether the Internet surveillance system being operated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) under the code name "Carnivore" threatens privacy in an age when government intrusion into personal communications...

Bush Embraces Net with Revamped Site

With a nod to the far-reaching power of the Internet, Texas Governor George W. Bush Wednesday made a full-day event out of relaunching his presidential campaign Web site.

U.S. House Approves Anti-Spam Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted almost unanimously Tuesday that spam should be unlawful.

More Domain Names Brewing

The governing body for Internet domain names is meeting this week in Japan to draw up its blueprint for expanding the choice of Web site names available to the general public. However, the question remains whether simply allowing more alternatives to the ".com" suffix will solve the naming system's ...

Napster Bites Back with VCR Defense

Fighting for its life, online music swapping site Napster, rallied its legal defenses in an attempt to thwart a court challenge to shut it down. The company argued that its service was not anymore illegal than using a VCR to record television shows.

Yahoo! Grabs eGroups E-Mail Service

In an effort to add community dynamics to its e-mail offerings, Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) announced Wednesday that it will pay about $434 million (US$) in an all-stock transaction to acquire free group e-mail service eGroups. The eGroups acquisition will also boost the new Corporate Yahoo! enterprise se...

Internet Video Heads for Cell Phones

RealNetworks (Nasdaq: RNWK) announced Wednesday that it has forged an alliance with Nokia (NYSE: NOK) to distribute multimedia content to cell phones and other mobile devices.

Compaq Tackles E-Commerce for Seniors

Compaq Computer Corp. (NYSE: CPQ) announced Tuesday that it will partner with PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: PHSY) to develop a new Internet company that will focus on welcoming seniors into the digital age.

Car Dealers Take Aim at E-Commerce

In an effort to help local car dealers keep pace with the increasing number of online auto sellers, the National Automobile Dealers Association on Monday launched DriversSeat.com, an Internet portal that links consumers directly to dealer Web sites.

U.S. To Unveil Streamlined Web Portal

The White House has commissioned a new portal, Firstgov.gov, to expedite information delivery to citizens from U.S. government agencies and services that are presently spread across more than 20,000 separate Web sites.

IBM Debuts Voice-Enabled Web Products

By launching seven new voice technology products, IBM (NYSE: IBM) declared its commitment Thursday to developing voice technology as a key channel for mobile Internet applications.

Burger Giant To Launch Internet Venture

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced Thursday that it will expand its Internet presence beyond the current online brochure it maintains by teaming with Accel-KKR, Inc. to form eMac Digital, a new company that will develop Internet-related businesses.

AOLTV To Launch in Three U.S. Cities

Mammoth online services provider America Online announced Monday that it will roll out its much-anticipated interactive TV service this week in three U.S. cities, selling enhanced TV for $14.95 (US$) on top of the standard AOL monthly access fee.

AOL Moves to Interactive TV

As federal regulators scrutinize its proposed merger with entertainment powerhouse Time Warner, Internet giant America Online (NYSE: AOL) is moving forward with plans to integrate the Web with non-PC technologies.

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