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'Uncle Spam' wants you!


Uncle Sam could become "Uncle Spam" if the government follows through with plans for creating an "official U.S. e-mail box" for every address in America, say industry executives briefed on the proposal. . . .

Court to Address DeCSS T-Shirt


*Dave bites his tounge to remain impartial* "The shirt reveals the source code of the DVD de-scrambling utility DeCCS, which has prompted several lawsuits over copyright infringement. "Coding is NOT a crime," Copyleft's online catalog says, "so express your disapproval of . . .

Dutch e-mail snooping?


Reports that intelligence agents have been intercepting e-mail traffic have added urgency to the debate about electronic snooping in the Netherlands, where a pending bill would broaden the government's power to monitor communications. . . .