FTC Clears Google's DoubleClick Purchase
by Nathan Eddy
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cleared Google's $3.1 billion acquisition of online advertiser DoubleClick on Thursday, concluding after an investigation that the merger posed no substantial threat to competition in online marketing. Google still must satisfy the concerns of European Union antitrust officials, whose review deadline is April 2.
Demand Generator: Andrey Leonenko, Powersolution.com
by Jennifer Lawinski
When e-mail slowdowns were threatening business, financial services firm Brean Murray, Carret and Co. turned to trusted solution provider Powersolution.com to solve the problem and keep the mail stream flowing.
Ready For Web 2.0?
by Larry Hooper
As we here at CRN gathered last fall to discuss our plans for the Web, it should come as no surprise that the term "Web 2.0" came up more than once as part of the conversation.
Virginia Supreme Court Upholds First U.S. Spam Conviction
by Stefanie Hoffman
While the ruling might spur some agencies to more aggressively enforce spam legislation, security experts doubt that it will do much to deter cyber criminals.
UPDATE: Privacy Committee Grapples With Need To Know Vs. Need To Protect
by Larry Greenemeier
The new Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee must help Homeland Security meet security objectives without trampling privacy concerns.
U.S. Senate Goes After Spyware
by CRN Staff
Earlier anti-spyware bills have stalled in Congress
Microsoft Names PWC Cybercrime Expert To Top Security Post
by Barbara Darrow
Microsoft named a former PricewaterhouseCoopers cybercrime expert as its new chief security strategist.
Study: Web Sites Ease Consumer Profiling
Commercial Web sites are gradually collecting less personal data from visitors and giving them more control over how that information is used, according to a study released this week.
Supreme Court To Review Filtering Case
by Gina Holland
The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will decide if public libraries can be forced to install software blocking sexually explicit Web sites.