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Anti-spam law is a start, panel says

Jan 07, 20042 mins

Latest standards and regulations news.

Anti-spam law is a start, panel says, 01/05/04

While it’s an important first step, the federal anti-spam law signed last December is unlikely to reduce spam noticeably, and companies will have to find other ways to fight it, said a panel of experts Network World recently convened.

Feature: SANity check, 01/05/04

A long with any new technology come large doses of hyperbole and vague promises. With storage-area networks the promises included better ROI through storage consolidation and increased business productivity through collaboration. Now that SANs have been in place for a while, it’s possible to step back and assess the scope of SAN deployment and gather some insight into how SANs are being designed to support business applications.

Keeping in tune with IP telephony, 01/05/04

Network World embarks on its first Technology Tour of the year later this month, “Voice over IP: IP Telephony from Dollar One to Dollars Won.” Keynoting the seminars will be Network World columnist Johna Till Johnson, head of consulting firm Nemertes Research. Network World Events Editor Sandra Gittlen recently spoke with Johnson to get her take on where IP telephony stands.

Companies to develop home broadband network system, 01/05/04

Eight companies, including some of the largest names in electronics, are planning to jointly develop technology that allows multimedia content to be sent around the home over standard TV antenna cabling.