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DIGITAL COPYRIGHT



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Parliament has resisted siren calls from lobbyists to unstitch the compromise struck last year in the EU Council of Ministers over private copying rights in the proposed digital copyright directive. Although MEP’s voted to strengthen the legal guarantees held by copyright holders by insisting that copies should not be made for even indirect commercial gain, the European Commission has declared that it is satisfied with the changes made in the parliament’s second reading of the directive.…

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WTO ROUND



BY ALAN OSBORN
THE CONFECTIONARY industry has not escaped the onset of globalisation. Indeed, the trade in confectionary and sweet bakery food products has become increasingly international in the past 20 years and there is no sign of this trend reversing.…

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FRAUD SERVICES



Keith Nuthall
FRAUD management departments can yield a gold-mine of valuable commercial data, a conference on IT crime has been told, and if marketing and product development managers are made aware of this fact, they might be prepared to boost crime prevention budgets that are often strapped for cash.…

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DIGITAL COPYRIGHT



Keith Nuthall
BUSINESSES have been warned that they could find themselves in a legal labyrinth when trying to fight a case stopping a copyright thief from exploiting their confidential documents, designs, music, artwork, fiction, or any other digital material by illegally reproduced and circulated it via the Internet.…

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M-COMMERCE



BY KEITH NUTHALL
E-COMMERCE fraud has become such a well-worn word in the commercial crime-fighting world that it is in danger of becoming a cliché. But now, with the advent of third generation mobiles, it could be displaced as a hot topic by a new trend, m-commerce fraud.…

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UN ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES



BY KEITH NUTHALL
A DRAFT model law for electronic signatures should be adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law this June. It will be a legislative guide for the many member countries who are grappling with the difficulties of framing national legislation on the subject.…

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SOUTH KOREA



Keith Nuthall
THE FIRST customs-free zone in South Korea is to be launched at New Inchon International Airport, the country’s Ministry of Construction and Transportation has announced. It is part of a plan to develop the airport as a distribution hub for east Asia.…

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OIE SCRAPIE/BSE



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE OFFICE International des Épizooties (OIE), the world animal health organisation, has warned that atypical cases of BSE and scrapie have been discovered in France and specialists are conducting follow-up studies. The six unusual BSE cases and three scrapie cases were discovered in seven départements across the country during routine checks by the French Agency for Food Safety.…

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LIE DETECTION



Keith Nuthall
A SOFTWARE manufacturer has produced a lie detector system that it claims enables companies to screen telephone conversations and pick out signs of stress, confusion or excitement that can pinpoint when a lie is being told. Israel based company Trustech Innovative Technologies Ltd developed interrogation techniques used in the Middle East to create its product Truster Pro, which is available worldwide.…

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MILAN AIRPORTS



Keith Nuthall
AN END to the row over slot distribution in Milan’s two international airports may be in sight, although European Commission officials have told Airports International that they are still waiting for details of an Italian government plan so that they can formally and finally settle the dispute.…

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