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Reuters has picked up on a WSJ article that is more dirt from the scandalous suckhole of Enron/Global Crossing/French figure skating judges, a swamp of accounting fraud, stockjobbing and graft:
WorldCom Inc. suspended three employees and froze the commissions of at least 12 salespeople as part of a broad investigation of an order-booking scandal that boosted sales commissions in three branch offices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
Industry experts are calling for a revamp of the Computer Misuse Act after the government revealed that only seven hackers have been imprisoned in the past two years. At the same time an influential lobby group has warned that improvements in tackling e-crime are needed before its growth overwhelms the UK's ability to fight back.
IBM just put out a short but solid article on how i-mode works and why is became so popular. One interesting point is that i-mode developed due to a DoCoMo bandwidth problem in which they wanted to entice users to switch to data as opposed to voice. With 30 million subscribers I guess it worked.
The findings of a Cap Gemini Ernst & Young study show that business owners in Canada are adopting a "not in my backyard" philosophy towards disaster recovery.
The report polled 40 chief executives and 40 chief information officers from 80 of Canada's top 1,000 publicly traded companies.