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Web Hosting Articles
    • Courting Content Liability

      Creating content or supplying services for the World Wide Web can be a worrisome road. Recent court cases and controversial legislation have hinted at huge potential liabilities for three major areas - electronic defamation, copyright infringement, and obscenity.

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    • Presidential Campaign Web Sites: One-Stop Political Shops
      In past years, it may have been difficult to unravel the banter to figure out where the candidates truly stood on the issues. Those days are over for truly interested voters, as now they can go to the candidates' respective Web sites to find out how they position themselves.

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    • Parental Control
      It's difficult to be a moral monitor nowadays. Video games like Mortal Kombat allow players to yank out a combatant's bleeding heart. Television shows like NYPD Blue saturate the broadcast channels with not only raw language but also raw skin. Howard Stern's radio show lacerates the airwaves turning George Carlin's infamous seven dirty words into an anachronism. To make matters worse, along comes an ungoverned, unregulated, ragtag group of worldwide, networked computers calling themselves the Internet and answering to no one. What's a monitor to do?

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    • Tech Children: Teach Your Parents Well
      Another year is in the bag, and many of us are bidding good riddance to 2008. Apart from economic turbulence, looking in our 2008 rearview mirror, we see that while technological advances have continued to move forward at warp speed, the law struggles to catch up.

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    • TechnoLawyer eBook Makes Legal Publishing History with Smart Navigation System and Online Distribution via Seventy-Eight Legal Blogs
      TechnoLawyer, the popular online network for lawyers and law office administrators, today launched BlawgWorld 2007 with TechnoLawyer Problem/Solution Guide, a free eBook with a proprietary design that will turn heads in the legal publishing world.

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    • Paying For Privacy
      There have been countless studies in which consumers respond that they care about their privacy on the Internet. However, simply stating concern about privacy is a far cry from actually taking steps to protect one's own privacy in cyberspace.

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    • Google Apps for Your Domain Expands to Include the Start Page for Organizations
      With the Start Page, organizations can make their users' online experience a little more convenient and useful - capitalizing on those fleeting moments of user attention to deliver information like company news, information on the industry, or links to important resources, like a company directory.

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    • Major Search Engines Unite to Support a Common Mechanism for Website Submission
      In the first joint and open initiative to improve the Web crawl process for search engines, Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft today announced support for Sitemaps 0.90 (www.sitemaps.org), a free and easy way for webmasters to notify search engines about their websites and be indexed more comprehensively and efficiently, resulting in better representation in search indices.

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    • Taking a Walk In Virtual Shoes: The Second Life Herald
      Virtual worlds are here, now - as exemplified by the recent explosion of Second Life, the best known virtual world. Indeed, online three-dimensional environments are becoming a real world phenomenon, as companies, educational institutions and individuals are marketing, providing products, undertaking research and featuring performances and artistic works in virtual worlds.

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    • Can I Borrow a Bit of Digital?
      More than one million people bungee jump into the hurly-burly digital world of the Internet each month and create a World-Wide Web page. Perhaps you're one such stalwart soul.

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