World Online

Employees of Belgian ISP World Online have gone on strike and taken over the company’s website in protest at the job cuts being planned by Italian company Tiscali which recently bought them out. The long Belgian tradition of strikes has gone virtual, you can even watch the strike on a live video stream.

Linked on the 23rd of February, 2001 Details - the file sharing portal

Now that Napster is on the brink of disappearing into the music industry’s vortex, take a look at for all the alternatives available out there.

Linked on the 22nd of February, 2001 Details

Opera for Macintosh

Opera for mac, public technology preview 1, is now available for download.

Linked on the 22nd of February, 2001 Details

Ananova: Net surfer discovers new-found love kept corpse in freezer

Your mother told you not to talk to strangers, but she should warn you about travelling half-way across the world to hook up with a young girl you met in a chat room on the internet. She might just turn out to be a pensioner with a corpse in the freezer.

Linked on the 22nd of February, 2001 Details

A shrine to toast

Yes, some people really have too much time on their hands. Laurie McLelland presents her Shrine to Toast. It works, I have a sudden craving for toast and marmalade. Damn you Laurie!

Linked on the 22nd of February, 2001 Details

MOJO wire: The Drug War Comes to the Rez

Alex White Plume planted a field full of industrial-grade
hemp, in an attempt to bring his family and community out of poverty. The DEA didn’t agree and cut down his "field of dreams" Looks like another example of the US Government’s two-faced relationship with Indian communities.

Linked on the 21st of February, 2001 Details