- Ousted leader accused of genocide and war - After Saddam - www.smh.com.au / NEWS.com.au | Saddam: I am still Iraq's leader (July 2, 2004). Iraq begs to differ, it seems. Plus they've reintroduced the death penalty. I think we can see where this trial is heading.
- Landmark ruling on music downloading - Breaking - smh.com.au :
Canada's Supreme Court ruled in a landmark judgement that Internet service providers (ISP) do not have to pay royalties on music downloaded by customers. In a unanimous 9-0 decision Wednesday, the court ruled that ISPs are not responsible for material web surfers download....just as road crews are not responsible for people speeding on the highway, the ISP can't control web surfers (no, they can't, not really).
- Telemarketers signal need for national register. 02/07/2004. ABC News Online:
Direct phone marketers admit there is a need for a national 'do not call' telemarketing register but say it should be set up in consultation with the industry. The Labor Party is promising to ban unwanted telemarketing calls if it wins this year's federal election.Roll a do-not-call list NOT run by the telemarketers...
- NEWS.com.au | Prickly feeling makes sense (July 2, 2004):
Scientists have found evidence to suggest we do have a sixth sense and can tell when we are being watched, even through CCTV. ... [Researchers] noted that the data was ambiguous but found that 'for both data sets there is a small but significant effect''.
- Brisbane Broncos - DeVere likely to go:
Broncos point-scoring machine Michael DeVere will head to England next season.Fuck. That's the last thing we need. The Broncos suffered for years for want of a kicker like De Vere. Having him on the side is like having a guaranteed two points on every try... and then some.
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