Wojciech Moskwa
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/ 13 December 2007

Norway oil spill stirs fears for Arctic

Favourable winds were set to keep an oil slick 10km long and 5km wide from reaching the Norwegian shore, although rough seas hampered a clean-up operation, energy group StatoilHydro said on Thursday. The accident has stirred debate about the risks of opening up new areas of Norwegian waters for oil and gas exploration.

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/ 26 January 2007

Norway tells Apple to change iTunes or face court

Norway stepped up its battle with Apple Computer’s iTunes on Thursday when its consumer ombudsman said the software giant must open access to its music download system by October 1 or face legal action. Last June, Norway’s powerful ombudsman said iTunes violated Norwegian law by forcing consumers to play their downloaded music on Apple’s iPod music player.