Rooney latest soccer star to win cybersquat case

Rooney latest soccer star to win cybersquat case
GENEVA (Reuters) – British international striker Wayne Rooney, among 30 players on a shortlist for FIFA’s World Player of the Year Award, has won ownership of a Web site in his name, a United Nations agency said on Friday.

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Online brokerage account scams worry SEC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – High-tech crooks are hijacking online brokerage accounts using spyware and operating from remote locations, sometimes in Eastern Europe, U.S. market regulators said on Friday.

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UK firms flee U.S. gambling with $1 buyouts
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Sportingbet and Leisure & Gaming both pulled out of the United States ahead of a ban on Internet gambling on Friday, each selling their U.S. operations to private investors for $1.

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Nokia trims multimedia phone prices
HELSINKI (Reuters) – The world’s top handset maker Nokia has cut prices of several of its more advanced multimedia phones by 5 to 10 percent on average in Europe, according to retailers and a source at a big UK operator.

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New media changes news ethics: Slate editor
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Media outlets are finding it harder to protect the privacy of the politicians and stars they cover without losing scoops to blogs and other competitors, the editor of online magazine Slate said on Thursday.

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Gibson links “Passion” with anti-Semitic remarks
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Mel Gibson says his drunken, anti-Semitic outburst at police this past summer may have stemmed in part from lingering resentment he harbored over the barrage of Jewish criticism leveled at his 2004 film “The Passion of the Christ.”

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Rooney latest soccer star to win cybersquat case
GENEVA (Reuters) – British international striker Wayne Rooney, among 30 players on a shortlist for FIFA’s World Player of the Year Award, has won ownership of a Web site in his name, a United Nations agency said on Friday.

[Lees verder]

Online brokerage account scams worry SEC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – High-tech crooks are hijacking online brokerage accounts using spyware and operating from remote locations, sometimes in Eastern Europe, U.S. market regulators said on Friday.

[Lees verder]

UK firms flee U.S. gambling with $1 buyouts
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Sportingbet and Leisure & Gaming both pulled out of the United States ahead of a ban on Internet gambling on Friday, each selling their U.S. operations to private investors for $1.

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Nokia trims multimedia phone prices
HELSINKI (Reuters) – The world’s top handset maker Nokia has cut prices of several of its more advanced multimedia phones by 5 to 10 percent on average in Europe, according to retailers and a source at a big UK operator.

[Lees verder]

New media changes news ethics: Slate editor
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Media outlets are finding it harder to protect the privacy of the politicians and stars they cover without losing scoops to blogs and other competitors, the editor of online magazine Slate said on Thursday.

[Lees verder]

Gibson links “Passion” with anti-Semitic remarks
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Mel Gibson says his drunken, anti-Semitic outburst at police this past summer may have stemmed in part from lingering resentment he harbored over the barrage of Jewish criticism leveled at his 2004 film “The Passion of the Christ.”

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