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/ 27 March 2008

UN agency ousts record number of cybersquatters

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (Wipo) ousted a record number of cybersquatters from websites with domain names referring to trademarked companies, foundations and celebrities in 2007. Wipo, a United Nations agency based in Geneva, received 2 156 complaints alleging ”abusive registration of trademarks on the internet” last year.

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/ 22 March 2008

Money can buy happiness

Money can buy happiness, but only if you spend it on someone else, researchers reported this week. Spending as little as a day on someone else could significantly boost happiness, the team at the University of British Columbia and Harvard Business School found.