Gambling Media: Gambling in Ohio University

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Two Ohio University athletes with local ties accused in gambling ring The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com, OH Two Ohio University students, Andrew Shisila, 22, from Mentor, and Brent Decoster, 22, from Westlake, are charged with breaking Ohio’s gambling laws. … … Read More

Testing the front running practice with Network Solutions

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I red about the practice of Network Solutions to register every name looked-up via their registration-site WHOIS, but I couldn’t believe it, so I tested it myself. I choose the domain name “justadomaintastingtest.com”. I tried it with the whois at … Read More

Domain tasting and ICANN’s Report

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ICANN just releases a report on the domain tasting, known also as domain kiting, where the registrants use the five-day “grace-period” at the beginning os a GTLD (generic top-level domain) to test it. If the domain is a success, it … Read More

The “Wish list” no more, MS patented it

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Do you want a wish list? For shopping or for Santa Claus? Sorry, you have to pay to Microsoft for it! In accordance with Techdirt, Microdoft just got the patent for the “wish list”. In the US Patent dated January … Read More

Gambling predictions, 2008

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It seems that it is very hard to make predictions on gambling, this year even more difficult than the other years, and online gambling much more difficult than the classical gambling. 2008 will be a very good year for the … Read More

Google Reader and the privacy

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Many complaints these days against Google Reader, that does not make the difference between sharing and caring, friends and contacts. The new feature for the Google Reader is an online RSS feed service that gathers blog and Web site updates … Read More

Germany will ban online gambling starting with January 1st, 2008

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Germany will ban any form of Web-based gambling or brokering of games over the Internet, beginning with January 1st, 2008, including the advertising of gaming over the Internet and on television. Germany ratified an accord that preserves the country’s state … Read More

Egyptian pyramids and Sphynx, copyrighted

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Egypt intends to restrict the right to make copies of its ancient monuments by extending the copyright above 3000 years, claiming royalties for using likenesses of the Sphynx and the pyramids.So, casinos from Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Macau, future Gran … Read More

Gambling industry, more important for US than the intellectual property?

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The World Trade Organization, on 21 December 2007, awarded Antigua and Barbuda an annual $21 million compensation claim against the US and also approved of Antigua’s right to suspend its recognition of US copyright and trademark laws to an amount … Read More

US FTC new rules on online behavioral advertising

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After European Union set new rules on online advertising, U.S. Federal Trade Commissions published these days a proposed set of privacy principles governing online behavioral advertising. The FTC’s privacy program seeks to balance support for such innovation in consumer services … Read More

Macau, the new Mecca of the gambling world

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MGM Grand Macau officially opened its doors these days to thousands of guests eager to experience the burgeoning gaming destination’s latest grand resort. With 600 rooms, MGM Grand Macau resort casino marks the powerful partnership’s first venture into the rapidly … Read More

$21m annually for Antigua and Barbuda in its dispute with US for online gambling

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The World Trade Organization, on 21 December 2007, issued the arbitration report regarding Antigua and Barbuda’s complaint against “United States — Measures affecting the cross-border supply of gambling and betting services” (DS285), especially UIGEA, awarded Antigua and Barbuda an annual … Read More

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