Newstand – May 2000

Breaking News Snags BookMatcher Patent, May 31, 2000

Pennsylvania Law Outlaws Computer Viruses, May 31, 2000

Excite to Operate Its High Speed Network as ‘Fast Lane Toll Road’, May 31, 2000

Napster-Like Technology Takes Web Searching to New Level, May 31, 2000

Findlaw Launches Online Magazine About the Law, May 31, 2000

Google Bets the Ranch on Linux, May 31, 2000

Find More than Law at Findlaw, May 31, 2000

A Tricky Way to Play the New ZDNet May 31, 2000

FBI Tracking Senders of Killer Resume Virus, May 30, 2000

Hackers Hit Metro Transit Web Site, May 30, 2000

Online Sale of Tobacco Drawing A Fight, May 29, 2000

Lycos to Relaunch UK site in Battle for Web Surfers, May 29, 2000

Stalking the Internet, May 29, 2000

Newsletter Tracks Political Use of the Internet, May 29, 2000

The Big Price of Having a Little Fun on the Internet, May 29, 2000

E-books a Hot Topic at Book Show, May 28, 2000

EBay Wins Legal Bid, May 27, 2000

‘Resume’ Worms its Way Into Corporate Email, May 27, 2000

EU Drafts Law on Copyrights for Digital Materials, May 27, 2000

DOJ Eschews 3-Way Microsoft Split, May 27, 2000

Lawmakers Debate FTC Call for Privacy Legislation, May 25, 2000

IBM, Internet Capital Group to Market Intellectual Property, May 25, 2000

Senate Considers Stronger Anti-Cybercrime Measures, May 25, 2000

One-Click Will Not Destroy the Internet, May 25, 2000

U.S. Congress Gets Its Teeth into Cookies, May 24, 2000

Courtlink/JusticeLink and MarketSpan Join Forces, May 24, 2000

Napster Picks a New CEO – Luckily, He’s a Lawyer, May 23, 2000

Rockwell Patents Web Callback App, May 23, 2000

Microsoft Inks E-Books Deals, May 23, 2000

Legal Experts Scrambling Before Microsoft Hearing, May 23, 2000

Justices Throw Out Adult Cable Law, May 22, 2000

Y2K Still Bugging Lawyers, May 22, 2000

Bar Codes May Help Readers Make Leap to Web, May 22, 2000

Microsoft, in Filing, Argues U.S. Already Rejected Breakup, May 22, 2000

Database Goliath Aims to Rule the Internet, May 21, 2000

Republicans Oppose Online Privacy Plans, May 21, 2000

Anatomy of a ‘Love Bug,’ May 21, 2000

DOJ Opens Travel Site Investigation, May 20, 2000

Browsing the Future, May 20, 2000

Publisher Thomson’s Chairman to Retire, May 18, 2000

White House Against Privacy Commission, May 16, 2000

White House Against Privacy Commission, May 16, 2000

International Officials Admit Internet Security Hole, May 16, 2000

Tuning Up Digital Copyright Law, May 16, 2000

House Passes IP Charges Bill, May 16, 2000

Cookie Data in IE May Be Vulnerable to Snooping

Yahoo! Blurs the Privacy Line

Taking the High Ground on High Tech Issues

FTC Publishes Final Rule on Privacy of Consumer Financial Information (PDF format)

Microsoft’s Arguments May Persuade Judge to Give them More Time, May 12, 2000

Microsoft to Reveal Windows Strategy, May 12, 2000

Altavista Announces Layoffs, May 11, 2000

U.S. House Votes to Extend Internet Tax Ban, May 10, 2000

It’s Rebuttal Day for Microsoft, May 10, 2000

Gates: Computer Viruses Harder to Protect Against if Company Split, May 7, 2000

Microsoft Drafts Reply to Breakup Proposal, May 7, 2000

ILOUEYOU’ Worm Keeps Mutating, May 5, 2000

Fed Cracks Down on Software Pirates, May 4, 2000

Cybersquatter Wins His Case, May 3, 2000

Microsoft Wants Time to Examine Breakup Plan, May 2, 2000

Microsoft: Pride Before the Fall, May 1, 2000

Other Sources for Breaking News



Jesse Berst’s AnchorDesk


The New York Times – CyberTimes from Mecklermedia.

PC World Today

Technology News from Wired News

Yahoo! – Technology Summary

ZDNet Internet


Bytes in Brief

Burgess Allison’s Technology Update

Genie Tyburski’s TVC Alert


CRIVAlerts and CRIVGrams from the American Association of Law Libraries Committee on Relations with Information Vendors.

Library Web Manager’s Reference Center Current Awareness

Legal Publishers’ List – tracks mergers in the legal publishing field, and periodically posts related news items.

LJDigital Book News

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