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7:15 PM ET, June 28, 2006

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CNET News.com:
Senate deals blow to Net neutrality  —  update WASHINGTON—A U.S. Senate panel narrowly rejected strict Net neutrality rules on Wednesday, dealing a grave setback to companies like eBay, Google and Amazon.com that had made enacting them a top political priority this year.
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Anne Broache / CNET News.com:
Senators endorse broadcast flag plan
Discussion: Techdirt and Policy Blog
Om Malik / CNNMoney.com:
How Fox Interactive got so sly  —  Ross Levinsohn's wheeling and dealing to get News Corp. back in the Web game has been ridiculed by many as profligate and late.  But he may yet prove them all wrong.  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Business 2. Magazine) — News Corp. executive Ross Levinsohn …
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Scott M. Fulton, III / TG Daily:
Microsoft introduces 360-degree conferencing camera as part of VoIP strategy  —  San Francisco (CA) - At what had been billed as a rollout event for the company's Office Communications and "softphone" software yesterday, Microsoft Business Division President Jeff Raikes unveiled an intriguing …
Discussion: Engadget, Gizmodo and 21talks
New York Times:
With a Cellphone as My Guide  —  Think of it as a divining rod for the information age.  —  If you stand on a street corner in Tokyo today you can point a specialized cellphone at a hotel, a restaurant or a historical monument, and with the press of a button the phone will display information …
Colin Barker / ZDNet:
Sun: Open source is about self-interest  —  For open source to prosper, people need to stop thinking of it as "free" and instead think of it as "connected capitalism," delegates at an open-source conference in London were told on Tuesday.  —  Speaking at the Open Source Business Conference …
Discussion: Vector One
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Jeremy Kirk / InfoWorld:
Sun says open-source Java possible in 'months'
Discussion: SunMink : SunMink and Open Culture
Ed Felten / Freedom to Tinker:
Does the Great Firewall Violate U.S. Law?  —  Clayton, Murdoch, and Watson have an interesting new paper describing technical mechanisms that the Great Firewall of China uses to block online access to content the Chinese government doesn't like.  —  The Great Firewall works in two parts.
Discussion: Emergent Chaos
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Joe / Techdirt:
Beat China's 'Great Firewall' By Ignoring It
Discussion: SearchViews and The Browser
Lynne Marek / LAW.com:
Online Peers Stand Up for Craigslist in Lawsuit  —  Google, Amazon.com, AOL and Yahoo are helping defend online peer Craigslist against a lawsuit that would hold the Web site liable for discriminatory housing ads that appeared on its site.  —  The online companies last week filed an amicus brief …
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Google releases answer to Passport  —  Google just released the Account Authentication Proxy for Web-Based Applications — which looks a lot like Passport.  According to the website, this proxy lets web-based applications create services protected by a Google Account by enabling a web application …
Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
ShopWiki to spend $25,000 on user submitted videos  —  ShopWiki, an incredibly innovative online shopping community, will announce today another step to expand their service's offerings.  The company will pay users $50 per video for the first 500 submitted product review videos selected for inclusion on the site - that's $25k total.
Marketing Profs Daily Fix Blog:
Ann Handley: What's the Biggest Lie About Blogging?  —  It's been 3 months since this blog launched.  And the learning curve - as for any new venture - has been steep as Kilimanjaro.  —  Which was surprising....  For some reason, I was under the ridiculous impression that launching a blog …
Marshall Kirkpatrick / TechCrunch:
ConnectBeam aims to bring social bookmarking to the enterprise  —  ConnectBeam is a weeks-old startup looking to take social bookmarking into the enterprise sector.  I love it when the cross-pollination between consumer services and business use starts with consumer practices and this is just one of many such developments recently.
Discussion: PostBubble and Zoli's Blog
BBC:
Superfast internet cafe launches  —  An internet cafe offering connections 50 times faster than typical broadband services has opened in Cornwall.  —  Computers at Goonhilly satellite station, on the Lizard peninsula in Cornwall, are connected to BT's global internet protocol network.
Sara Kehaulani Goo / Washington Post:
NBC Taps Popularity Of Online Video Site  —  Online video company YouTube Inc. said yesterday that it will promote NBC's fall television lineup and sponsor a contest related to a popular network show, signaling a wave of marriages between old-media firms and fledgling video Web sites.
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Open your wallet to Google  —  Give Google credit for one thing: The search giant has a way of generating a lot of buzz.  —  This week, possibly as soon as Wednesday, Google is expected by many to unveil a new Internet payment system.  It may start out as an online wallet but could become …
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com:
New cell phone to prevent drunk dialing  —  There just might be no other gadget that has transformed the party scene quite as much as the cell phone.  Address books and text-messaging can beef up the attendance of a slow night within minutes.  Camera and video features have proven to quite …
Jason Calacanis / The Jason Calacanis Weblog:
The new publishing model (or, "On Rafat, Om, Federated Media, AdBrite, and Blogads.")  —  My VC pal Fred Wilson is trying to figure out what Om and Rafat are raising venture capital since the whole discussion over the past couple of years has been that media companies don't need a lot of capital.
Discussion: A VC and Scripting News
 
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Jeremy Reimer / Ars Technica:
Vista volume license keys to be tagged and neutered
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Google Blogoscoped:
Hand Scanned in Google Book Search
w3.org:
Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0
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Introducing Drosera
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Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Zlango's Icon-based Language for SMS
Discussion: MobileCrunch and Zoli's Blog
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Is Google Objective? Manual Edits in Search Results
CNET News.com:
Gliffy, the online Visio killer
Discussion: Lifehacker and TechBlog