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101TechStrategies: The Anti-Spam Summit
http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4382

Don’t Gamble with Your BI and DW Education
http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4357

Syllabus2004 Call for Papers Deadline January 5, 2004
http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4383
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News for Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003

* Radio Frequency-Based ID Cards at MIT Raise Concerns
* Oracle Extends Deadline for Bids to Acquire PeopleSoft
* Court Rules ISPs Cannot Be Forced to ID Customers
* Harvard Library Administrative Software Upgrade At Year's End
* Coursepacks and MP3’s - Similar Legalities?
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Conference on Spam Fighting Strategies

The only industry conference addressing the issue of spam
from both a technical and business perspective takes place
March 17-19in San Francisco. Hear from top experts working
on curtailing e-mail abuse including spam, worms and viruses.
Review the best tools, hear about current and upcoming
technologies and the latest legislation.

For details and to register, go to:
http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4382
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Radio Frequency-Based ID Cards at MIT Raise Concerns

New ID cards at MIT need not be "swiped" in readers, but can
be read from several feet away, through clothing. Some are
concerned about identity theft and privacy issues as a result
(MIT Tech)

Read more: http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4384
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Join TDWI in Las Vegas, February 15–20, 2004

Experts deliver advanced courses on the hottest topics in BI
and DW at the TDWI World Conference in Las Vegas, February
15–20, 2004. Features include the BI Strategies program, a
comprehensive track of BI and DW fundamentals, CBIP certification
exam, ICCP Exam Cram course, BI and DW in healthcare courses,
Healthcare SIG, and more!

http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4357
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Oracle Extends Deadline for Bids to Acquire PeopleSoft

Oracle’s attempt to takeover PeopleSoft appears currently
stalled, with low interest from shareholders and as American
and European regulatory commissions examine its impact and
legalities (InternetNews.Com)

Read more: http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4377

Court Rules ISPs Cannot Be Forced to ID Customers

In a clear and unambiguous ruling, the court said that the
RIAA cannot force ISPs to identify their customers, instead
it must first actually file a lawsuit before issuing subp'enas.
(Toronto Globe and Mail)

Read more: http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4378
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Eleventh Annual Summer Conference on Education Technology

Plan to present at the Eleventh Annual Summer Conference on
Education Technology held in the San Francisco July 18-22,
2004. Proposals for breakout sessions, panels, and workshops
are due January 5.

For details and further information, go to:
http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4383
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Harvard Library Administrative Software Upgrade At Year's End

Like similar projects at other universities, Harvard's upgrade
of HOLLIS, it's integrated library system, will take place
when most are on break - to minimize disruptions
(Harvard Gazette)

Read more: http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4379

Coursepacks and MP3’s - Similar Legalities?

All the media attention on Peer-to-Peer file sharing seems,
at least in the case of Ithaca College, to have drawn attention
to what faculty were already doing with coursepacks (Ithican)

Read more: http://info.101com.com/default.asp?id=4380

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