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September 6th, 2007 - ARTIST: RICHARD LAZZARA
ART GALLERY BOULDER COLORADO USA

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Date: 2007-09-06 01:03
Subject: Chinese military 'hacked into Pentagon'
Security: Public
clipped from www.telegraph.co.uk

Chinese military 'hacked into Pentagon'


By Stephen Adams

Last Updated: 2:04am BST 05/09/2007

The Chinese military shut down the Pentagon's computer network for more than a week during an unprecedented cyber attack, according to leaked reports of an internal investigation.

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  • The newspaper cited another source as saying there was a "very high level of confidence... trending towards total certainty" that the PLA was responsible.
    A few days before the Pentagon breach, Chinese hackers were accused of infiltrating German government computers.
    Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, raised the issue with China's premier, Wen Jiabao, in a visit to Beijing and afterwards the Chinese Foreign ministry pledged to take "firm and effective action" to combat international computer hacking.
    US officials said the penetration in June heightened concerns because of fears China had demonstrated the ability to disrupt the network at critical times.
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    shankargallery
    Date: 2007-09-06 01:11
    Subject: China â˜tops listâ™ of cyber-hackers seeking UK government secrets
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    China â˜tops listâ™ of cyber-hackers seeking UK government secrets


    Michael Evans, Defence Editor


    China leads the list of countries hacking into government computers that
    contain Britainâ™s military and foreign policy secrets, Whitehall sources
    said yesterday.


    The emergence of Beijing as one of the most hostile state hackers has been
    highlighted in the United States this week, with allegations that the
    Chinese Peopleâ™s Liberation Army tried to extract secrets from a computer in
    the Pentagon office of Robert Gates, the US Defence Secretary.

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    shankargallery
    Date: 2007-09-06 01:26
    Subject: Chinese hackers 'hit 10 Whitehall departments'
    Security: Public
    clipped from www.telegraph.co.uk

    Chinese hackers 'hit 10 Whitehall departments'


    By Christopher Hope and David Blair
    Last Updated: 1:18am BST 06/09/2007

    Up to 10 Whitehall departments are being regularly targeted by computer hackers from countries such as China and Russia who want to find out state secrets, it has emerged.

    The news came amid claims that hackers from China's People's Liberation Army had attacked the IT systems of the Foreign Office and other government departments.

    Earlier this week, in the US, Chinese hackers were blamed for a "detected penetration" of parts of the email system used in the office of Robert Gates, the US Defence Secretary.

    David Davis, the Conservatives' home affairs spokesman, said: "There is a very real danger that this could threaten the security and privacy of every British citizen. This is extremely serious and would be even more so if the Chinese military was involved."

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    shankargallery
    Date: 2007-09-06 11:51
    Subject: INTERNET LAW - THE ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT REGULATIONS 2006 (UK)
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    clipped from www.ibls.com
    IBLS INTERNET LAW - NEWS PORTAL
    INTERNET LAW - THE ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT REGULATIONS 2006 (UK)
    The Regulations grant artists the right to receive a royalty on any resale of his or her work after the first transfer by the artist of ownership (which does not necessarily have to be the first sale; the initial transfer may be a gift). This right applies to works that are protected by copyright, and lasts for the same length of time as copyright protection (i.e., the lifetime of the artist plus 70 years after the end of the year of the artist's death). The amount of the royalty that is payable is a percentage of the sale price, which is calculated as follows: 4% on the first €50,000 and 3% on the remaining amount, up to a cap of €12,500.
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    shankargallery
    Date: 2007-09-06 13:33
    Subject: taosplaza.com
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    coolest taos portal,all about Taos,New Mexico
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    shankargallery
    Date: 2007-09-06 23:08
    Subject: Volvo ReCharge Concept.
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    clipped from www.clublexus.com

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    Volvo ReCharge Concept.

    It's called the ReCharge, a concept car from Volvo to be unveiled officially next week at the Frankfurt Auto Show, it's a plug-in hybrid with a battery-only range of 100 km before you need to have the car's four-cylinder 1.6-liter Flexfuel engine kick in to power the car and recharge the battery. The ReCharge is built off a specially designed Volvo C30, meaning it's got a platform that doesn't need to be built from scratch -- boosting the possibility we could see something like it really hit the streets. The best news would be for the environment which would see "about 66% lower emissions of carbon dioxide compared with the best hybrid cars available on the market today."
    Four electric motors, one at each wheel, provide independent traction power. Four-cylinder 1.6-litre Flexifuel engine drives an advanced generator that efficiently powers the wheel motors when the battery is depleted
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    here is another car with wheel motors
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