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Technology News Archive - March 13, 2006

By Goldstein, Scott STATEHOUSE New Jersey is zer

South Korea is debating what needs to be done to protect privacy and free speech on the Internet while punishing people who commit libel and defamation in cyberspace.

World Wide Packets, a leading provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions, today announced that its LightningEdge(R) suite has received technical acceptance from the Rural Utilities Service (RUS).

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These days, Microsoft is very serious about grabbing a larger piece of the $15 billion U.S. market for Internet advertising with a revamped search engine and a new system called adCenter to sell pay-per-click ads across the company's Web content and services.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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