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2008-06-16 09:00:26

The Internet technical community*, including the Internet Society, RIPE NCC, APNIC and W3C, today issues a memorandum to Governments, civil society and the private sector to ensure that human capacities are enhanced or enabled through creativity, confidence and that the convergence of Internet technology is preserved. A multi-stakeholder model of decision making and a full commitment to adopting emerging technologies and standards are critical for long-term Internet policy development,...

2006-02-06 04:37:36

By Erik Pedersen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Seems like a good idea on the surface: Surprise some deserving folks with the posh party of a lifetime. But leave it to reality television to make even a feel-good story feel tainted. The new UPN series "Get This Party Started" has its heart in the right place, and it's tough to criticize the iconoclasm of a show in this genre that's focused on the positive. But, in the last football metaphor of the season, it's like watching as a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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