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25 April 2002

Internet users ripped off by Western companies

Author: Katy Salmon, Inter Press Service

African Internet users are being forced by Western companies to pay the full cost of connecting to the World Wide Web, while European and American users pay nothing. This is one of the main hurdles blamed for the slow spread of the Internet in the...

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10 April 2002

FDA [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] warns sellers of nicotine lollipops & lip balm that their products are illegal

Author: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Today FDA issued warning letters to three pharmacies that are selling "nicotine lollipops" and/or nicotine "lip balm" over the Internet...FDA is concerned about the health risk of these products because they appear to be compounded and dispensed...

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12 March 2002

INTERNET: U.N. Agencies Partner With Web Site To Distribute Publications

Author: UN Wire

Information company ebrary yesterday announced it is forming a partnership with the World Bank, the U.N. University Press, the World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization to provide access...

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1 December 2001

Virtual Sustainability: Using the internet to implement the triple bottom line

Author: SustainAbility

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20 November 2001
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Author: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

The Electronic Commerce and Development Report 2001 reviews trends that developing countries need to be aware of as they try to position their economies to take advantage of ICT and the Internet.

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20 November 2001

Tech Firms Vie to Veil Web Sites for the Saudis

Author: Jennifer Lee, New York Times, in International Herald Tribune

Net-Filtering Deal Could Yield Millions - Nearly a dozen software companies, most of them American, are competing for a contract to help Saudi Arabia block access to Web sites that the Saudi government deems inappropriate for that nation's half...

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20 November 2001

Unctad spells out internet commerce benefits

Author: Frances Williams, Financial Times

Developing economies stand to make productivity gains worth billions of dollars by encouraging the growth of electronic commerce, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

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Article
19 November 2001

Companies Compete to Provide Saudi Internet Veil

Author: Jennifer Lee, New York Times

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19 November 2001

Tech Firms Vie to Veil Web Sites for the Saudis

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Article
16 October 2001

Netaid directs humanitarian aid to Afghan refugees

Author: United Nations Development Programme

Netaid is funnelling donations to two humanitarian agencies with extensive experience of working with Afghan refugees in Northwest Pakistan...UNDP and Cisco Systems are the founding partners of Netaid, which uses the power of the Internet to help end...

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