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Web Users Are Just Chasing Cheesecake

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Quick, what do Paris Hilton, Pamela Anderson and Lindsay Lohan have in common? No, it's not some smarmy Hollywood playboy or the same plastic surgeon. These ladies are three of the most searched-for names on the Internet.

Google site 'used by drug gang'

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Ten people have been arrested in Brazil after authorities discovered them allegedly using Google's online community site, Orkut, to sell drugs.

The internet is doing nicely without its own UN

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Who runs the internet? Who cares? As long as your internet browser sends you to the right location in cyberspace, the technical workings of the World Wide Web aren't really of much concern. Right?

Web Publishers Eye Your Wallet

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Remember a time before cable, when everyone just got broadcast TV for free? That's kind of where the internet is right now. Don't expect it to stay that way.

Online pirates pounce on new Harry Potter book

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The sixth book in the Harry Potter series, the fastest-selling book of all time, has become among the quickest to fall prey to Internet piracy, with illicit copies available online within hours of its release.

In Canada: Cache a page, go to jail?

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A bill before Canada's Parliament could make it illegal for search engines to cache Web pages, critics say, opening the door to unwarranted lawsuits and potentially hindering public access to information.

Senators call on DHS to improve cybersecurity efforts

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) needs to develop a recovery plan for widespread attack on the Internet, and it needs stable leadership in cybersecurity, a government investigator told a U.S. Senate subcommittee Tuesday.

Beethoven's rarest works re-created online

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In a little-trafficked corner of the Web, a pair of classical music enthusiasts has spent half a decade obsessively re-creating hundreds of obscure pieces by Ludwig van Beethoven.

Web services comes of age

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Web services are coming of age as pioneering early adopters move proof-of-concept implementations into more robust deployments.

Internet provides instant Harry Potter reviews

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In the age of the Internet, a book review can be virtually instant. Within hours of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" hitting the shelves, it is already under the microscope of speed-reading critics, and opinion is divided.

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