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  1. We are all journalists now

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the disclosures. The sites appealed, arguing that both California law and the United States constitution provided legal protections against compelling journalists to reveal the identity of their sources. ... the proposition that online journalists should be entitled to constitutional protections, stating that 'we can see no sustainable basis to distinguish petitioners [the online journalists] from ...

  2. The 'Governator' turns technology to good use in schools

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... in the United States in May, to help cut the costs of the state's free textbook programme. California is one of several states that are bound by their constitutions to provide free textbooks ... and science classes. The e-textbooks were reviewed by the California Learning Resource Network, a consortium of local education authorities, to assess whether they met the state's standards ...

  3. Violent games- to ban or not to

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Ng

    ... Naomi Ng, Diocesan Girls' School The United States Supreme Court has decided to review a California law which bans the sale or rental of violent video games to minors- teenagers aged ... violate the constitutional rights of minors. The ban was signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2005. Several major studies by The Harvard Medical School Centre for Mental Health, ...

  4. Net streaming law 'a bid to plug loophole'

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the internet.' She cited copyright laws in the United States, Singapore and Australia that criminalise all unauthorised communication. Charles Mok, chairman of the Internet Society Hong Kong, said ... technology' because users are not left with a copy able to be detected by investigators, she said. Ms Yau said that whether streaming constituted a criminal offence would also depend on the extent ...

  5. The beauty of purity

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Sujata Assomull

    ... ingredients are pure and unadulterated. There are no industry regulations on what constitutes truly organic or natural products, and the only way consumers can be assured that what they are purchasing is really organic is to buy products which have been organically certified by recognised bodies. Among the most recognised certificates are ACO (Australian Certified Organic), USDA (United States ...

  6. Ofta neglects duty in favour of junk faxers

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been negligent in its duty in that it protects the rights of the junk fax industry at the expense of the public. If Ofta sees no reason to outlaw junk faxes, as the United States did a decade ... There is no sound reason in the rule that unsolicited faxes must be sent three times before they are legally classified as junk faxes. Sending junk adverts by fax constitutes misuse ...

  7. Outlook bright for media and entertainment sectors

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... (CAGR) of 11.7 per cent until 2015. Developed nations were expected to grow 3.9 per cent, with Japan seeing the slowest growth at 2.5 per cent. The United States will remain the biggest media ... market dynamics in Hong Kong. 'Traditional media is very effective in promoting products like beauty items, which constitute the main advertiser in Hong Kong,' Yau said. PwC said device ...

  8. PCCW reaps rewards of Netcom deal

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... to state-owned Netcom, the second-largest fixed-line operator on the mainland after China Telecom Corp. The sale constitutes a connected transaction and the US$1 billion strategic alliance forged when ... it would also sell PCCW up to $311 million in data services including indoor receiving unit contracts for bandwidth capacity. Netcom fully owns an underwater cable carrier called Asia Netcom. ...

  9. liberal studies

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to determine how the reposting of a copyrighted file constitutes infringement iii) there are so many new postings it would be too costly to check a. i) only b. ii) only c. ii) and iii) d. all ...

  10. New challenges as 'clip culture' moves into frame

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that has caught many analysts by surprise. Last month, two sites, MSN Video and YouTube, attracted nearly 10million United States visitors each. Those numbers may seem insignificant compared ... fall into three broad categories. Homegrown or 'amateur' clips constitute a significant percentage of the collection, as user-generated content moves from blog postings to innovative ...




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