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Glastonbury

Saturday, June 16, 2001

Back in 1970 an English farmer decided it would be nice to invite some hippies round to listen to some free music in his fields. By the year 2000 over 100,000 people were camping out to listen to bands like Macy Gray, Oasis and Elvis Costello. This year though, technology ...

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Congress and E-Mail

Saturday, March 31, 2001

A report put out by the Congressional Management Foundation and George Washington University reveals that despite the computer revolution, the U.S. Congress still relies on snail mail. Most members of Congress will only reply to e-mail requests through the U.S. mail, and some are under the impression that using e-mail ...

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Everquest

Saturday, February 17, 2001

Internet commerce may be a disappointment on Wall Street, but on-line gaming is striking gold. Each day thousands of players log on as characters and meet online to traverse virtual worlds. But the game owners are not the only ones profiting. Players of Everquest, the most popular role-playing game, are ...

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Future of Music on the Internet

Saturday, January 13, 2001

The Coalition for the Future of Music Policy Conference was held this past week at Georgetown University. The CFM is a nonprofit group of artists, activists, and music professionals who are trying to address some of the issues that the big players -- the big internet and music firms -- ...

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