22 February 2003
Apple aims to shhh recent Power Macs. Apple Computer is offering owners of some of its recently introduced Power Macs the ability to make their machines a little less noisy. [CNET News.com]
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US media move away from Bush. Media: The American media has started to turn against President Bush's hard line against Iraq, with a majority of the country's top newspapers opposing unilateral action. [Guardian Unlimited]
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Looking to nature to improve nanotech. Taking a cue from a starfishlike creature, scientists at Bell Labs create intricately patterned crystals they say could one day improve communications networks and nano-devices. [CNET News.com]
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Affluent but anxious and alienated. UK: Far-reaching survey over decades finds Britons better off but more unhappy. [Guardian Unlimited]... The Irish have expressed many of the same perplexities since the Celtic Tiger took off...
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Son of Patriot Act. "Anita Ramasastry, a professor from the University of Washington School of Law, has a commentary on the Domestic Security Enhancement Act (aka Patriot II), Patriot II: The Sequel Why It's Even Scarier than the First Patriot Act... Do note two things: this document wasn't publically released, it was leaked, and apparently Congress has played little to no part in its drafting." [megnut]
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Alice Kahn. "For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three." [Quotes of the Day]
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DSL customers brace for higher prices. Competition and future investment may not get much help from this week's broadband regulatory overhaul, telecom executives warn. [CNET News.com]
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I've updated my Irish Data Privacy Resources; included are links to the UK cross party Parliamentary group report strongly rejecting data retention and some stories that cover same.

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