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****Internet Update 07/01/97 TOKYO, JAPAN, 1997 JUL 1 (NB) -- By Martyn Williams. This is a roundup of new and updated resources and services on the global Internet including: Internet live - radio from California; count your cookies; system vulnerability database; Visual Basic Web magazine; Web publishing resource; Thai Government online; focusing on the struggles of refugees; something to make you think.

Internet Live - Radio From California

AudioNet just went crazy in Fresno, California. The Internet home to many radio stations has added six new stations from the city, plus an extra from San Diego. They are KFRR (alternative), KJFX (classic rock), KRZR (rock), KCBL (sports), KYNO (sports) and KBOS (top 40). From San Diego, you can now hear KOGO AM 600 (news/talk). World Wide Web: http://www.audionet.com

Count Your Cookies

For Web users concerned about privacy, there's a new piece of software that will be of interest. Luckman's Anonymous Cookie for Internet Privacy is a utility that enables users to instantly disable all cookies in your cookie directory or cookie file and thus browse the Web with more anonymity. The software will run on Windows 95 and NT 4.0 and supports Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator. World Wide Web: http://www.luckman.com

System Vulnerability Database

System administrators will be interested to visit the vulnerability database and check their system is immune to some well known weaknesses. The Web page includes links to specific information about the AIX, BSD, DEC, FreeBSD, HP/UX, Irix, Linux, SunOS, Solaris, Unixware and Windows NT operating systems and each lists known problems and links to vendor patches. World Wide Web: http://www.infilsec.com/vulnerabilities

Visual Basic Web Magazine

This online zine's mission is to, "help you get started on the road to your goals with Microsoft Visual Basic." The site is updated once a month and includes feature articles, regular columns and a tips and tricks section. You can take part in a survey and, when you become an expert, submit your own articles to the magazine. World Wide Web: http://www.BowmanSoft.com/vbwm

Web Publishing Resource

The WPRG is an online guide to online publishing. There's lots of information on all aspects of Web page publishing and writing, from hypertext markup language and CGI resources to Java and video conferencing. You can also find a useful dictionary of terms and, as the design of the pages show, the author knows about good page authoring! World Wide Web: http://members.aol.com/thewprg

Thai Government Online

The Royal Thai Government is the latest national government to go online and officially support the Internet. At its new Web page, you can find information about the make-up of the cabinet, the prime minister, policies of the government and links to associated sites. You can access the service in English or Thai. World Wide Web: http://www.thaigov.go.th

Focusing On The Struggles Of Refugees

Witness has a new magazine section that concentrates on the daily life struggles of war refugees. It was created in conjunction with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and currently chronicles the Tuareg refugees in the Sahara and Bosnian families who are attempting to rebuild their lives. The site uses QuickTime Virtual Reality World Wide Web: http://www.wmlive.com/witness

Something To Make You Think

This is a great selection of questions designed to make you think! You'll find some deceptively easy questions in 20 categories that cover perception and general knowledge. Answers are online too, so don't worry if you can't answer so many of the puzzles! World Wide Web: http://members.global2000.net/~quaizar/myth.htm

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