Drug profiteers at the wholesale level have apparently diverted HIV drugs from African destinations to Europe. That may be the most appalling case of greed I've heard of, even in a summer of hearing about corporate theft.
This is one of the better arguments for funding AMTRAK and letting the airlines go hang for more federal money/bailouts. In other transportation-related news, here's a pretty good overview of the impact dock strikes have on island communities (specifically Hawai'i).
Here's a new meaning for the term "player piano." In this instance it's one that is reputed to have been thrown into a pond by no less a personage than Babe Ruth, and it is being given iconic status (sort of) by Boston Red Sox fans. More music: if you bought a CD between 1995-2000, you may be eligible for a refund; a price-fixing case has been settled. Don't count the money too quickly, though; there's absolutely no idea of how to compensate the consumer.
Here are some tips on how to sell the useless-to-you on E-Bay.
If you've got an interest in what's happening with the world of domain names, you could do worse than bookmark this page; it tries to keep informed about all things ICANN and domain.Posted by Linkmeister at October 3, 2002 03:23 PM