Controversial internet provider Net4U disconnected

, posted: 24-Dec-2003 22:15

Hamilton internet provider Net4U has had its data and telephone circuits disconnected by Telecom, allegedly over an unpaid debt of $90,000 that has been outstanding for six months.

The disconnection yesterday cut off Net4U customers from i (read the entire post)...

Approved modems don't connect to Jetstream

, posted: 23-Dec-2003 22:12

When computer store manager Young Cho of Morning Computers in Glenfield started reselling broadband modems and setting up connections for his customers, he expected it to be straightforward.

The products all had a Telepermit and therefore (read the entire post)...

Kodak's new EasyShare good for beginners

, posted: 12-Dec-2003 22:08

Eastman Kodak's latest consumer-oriented digital camera is easy to use and lets you print high-quality pictures directly from it, making it ideal for beginners. But it has a number of limitations that will put off more advanced users.

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Hacker accused of underage porn

, posted: 5-Dec-2003 22:05

Convicted hacker Jodi Jones is again embroiled in controversy, this time for running a website that contains
pornographic images of young women.

Some of the images were posted on the site without consent, with others raising question (read the entire post)...

Peering spat disconnects TelstraClear customers from large NZ website

, posted: 26-Nov-2003 22:03

Customers of TelstraClear and its internet arm Paradise Net yesterday found themselves unable to access websites hosted by Auckland internet provider ICONZ.

Some of the sites that disappeared off TelstraClear customers' horizon include (read the entire post)...

Domain name scheme resurfaces

, posted: 29-Oct-2003 22:01

Australian Chesley Rafferty and his company, trading here as Domain Names NZ, are once again trying to get New Zealand domain name holders to part with $237.

The fee is supposedly for registering the variant of a name holder's (read the entire post)...

Xtra feels heat over pricing

, posted: 23-Sep-2003 21:59

Internet providers have criticised Telecom Xtra's revised residential broadband plans as anti-competitive because the price cut further reduces their already small margins for reselling the service.

On Friday, Xtra lowered prices by $1 (read the entire post)...

Hacker put details on web in spite

, posted: 17-Sep-2003 21:58

A 14-year-old hacker put 895 customer records of Hamilton internet provider Net4U on the web in an act of spite. The information included the names, addresses and telephone numbers, as well as email addresses, passwords and customers' credit card (read the entire post)... offline after admin error

, posted: 17-Sep-2003 21:56

An administrative error by's United States registrar meant the local web hoster was effectively taken off the internet earlier today. The US registrar had wrongly caused the zone to be removed from the .com hierarchy.

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Vigilantes wage war on spam

, posted: 22-Aug-2003 21:54

Shane Atkinson, the prolific penis pill spammer outed by the Herald last Friday, wasn't discovered thanks to an official agency in New Zealand or elsewhere in the world.

Instead, because we do not have any laws outlawing spam, it was t (read the entire post)...


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