'Net buzz

McNamara, Paul
August 1999
Network World;08/02/99, Vol. 16 Issue 31, p54
Trade Publication
Presents two computer network-related news items, compiled in the week of August 2, 1999. Online bidding for electricity and natural gas orders through the North American Power Brokers Inc.'s Web site; Countries which require Internet licensing.


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