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This cut at the TBTF archive illuminates some of the territory the newsletter covers: here are pointers to twenty topics each of which has been featured in several issues of TBTF. Starting from this page, you can pursue any thread by following the links in the relevant issues.

The Threads are listed here with the most recent at the top.

[ 1999-01-26 ] One million thanks and kudos to thom stuart <thom at obsess dot com>, who quickly and professionally automated the TBTF Threads feature. The site now uses php, an Open Source scripting environment for the Apache server, to serve Threads.

Email spam and antispam tactics
24 articles from September 95 to July 00
2000-07-20  |  1999-07-19  |  1998-11-17  |  07-27  |  03-30  |  02-09  |  01-12  |  1997-11-24  |  10-20  |  09-29  |  09-22  |  09-08  |  08-11  |  06-16  |  05-22  |  03-09  |  01-11  |  1996-12-14  |  12-02  |  10-09  |  1995-12-06  |  10-24  |  10-18  |  09-14
Businesses based on domain names
18 articles from August 96 to July 00
2000-07-20  |  04-19  |  1999-12-16  |  08-30  |  07-08  |  02-01  |  1998-08-10  |  04-20  |  02-23  |  02-09  |  1997-12-08  |  11-17  |  09-22  |  06-23  |  01-29  |  1996-09-23  |  08-08  |  07-14
See also this guide.
new [ 2000-07-16 ] Echelon and the UKUSA signals intelligence franchise
6 articles from March 98 to July 00
2000-07-20  |  1999-09-11  |  07-08  |  06-14  |  1998-12-23  |  03-09
Domain name policy
48 articles from August 96 to April 00
2000-04-19  |  03-31  |  1999-12-16  |  10-05  |  08-30  |  08-16  |  07-26  |  07-19  |  07-08  |  06-14  |  05-22  |  04-21  |  03-26  |  03-01  |  1998-11-17  |  11-03  |  10-19  |  08-31  |  06-29  |  06-08  |  05-11  |  04-13  |  03-30  |  1998-03-23  |  02-09  |  02-02  |  01-26  |  1997-11-10  |  10-06  |  09-29  |  08-25  |  08-11  |  08-04  |  07-28  |  07-21  |  07-14  |  05-08  |  04-21  |  03-21  |  03-09  |  03-01  |  02-11  |  01-11  |  1996-12-24  |  12-02  |  11-12  |  10-31  |  08-25
See also this chronology.
Software patents
19 articles from August 95 to March 00
2000-03-31  |  1999-08-30  |  06-14  |  02-15  |  01-26  |  01-13  |  1998-12-15  |  08-31  |  05-18  |  05-11  |  04-27  |  03-09  |  02-16  |  1996-07-14  |  04-07  |  03-03  |  1995-09-27  |  09-24  |  08-30
Using the Internet as a massively parallel computer
11 articles from December 96 to March 00
2000-03-31  |  1999-08-30  |  07-19  |  01-26  |  1998-03-02  |  1997-10-27  |  09-08  |  09-01  |  06-23  |  01-29  |  1996-12-02
TBTF book reviews
5 articles from May 98 to March 00
2000-03-31  |  2000-02-06  |  1999-11-21  |  1998-08-30  |  05-25
[ 1999-10-24 ] Year 2000 straws in the wind
11 articles from April 98 to February 00
2000-02-06  |  1999-12-16  |  08-23  |  01-26  |  01-13  |  1998-11-11  |  10-12  |  07-27  |  05-25  |  05-11  |  04-20
Cryptography export policy
50 articles from May 95 to February 00
2000-02-06  |  1999-10-05  |  09-11  |  08-30  |  08-23  |  08-16  |  07-26  |  07-08  |  06-14  |  05-22  |  05-08  |  04-21  |  03-01  |  01-26  |  01-13  |  01-04  |  1998-12-23  |  12-15  |  09-07  |  08-24  |  07-20  |  03-23  |  03-09  |  03-02  |  1997-11-10  |  10-20  |  09-29  |  09-22  |  09-15  |  09-08  |  09-01  |  08-18  |  08-04  |  07-28  |  07-14  |  06-23  |  06-16  |  05-22  |  05-08  |  04-04  |  03-01  |  02-11  |  01-11  |  1996-12-24  |  10-09  |  07-14  |  05-31  |  05-20  |  03-10  |  1995-05-12
[ 2000-01-02 ] Backhoe vs. fiber, the eternal battle
7 articles from October 96 to October 98
1998-10-12  |  02-02  |  1997-11-24  |  10-06  |  08-04  |  07-21  |  1996-10-31
German censorship of the Net
8 articles from February 96 to December 99
1999-12-16  |  1997-04-04  |  1996-08-08  |  05-31  |  02-04  |  01-31  |  01-22  |  01-14  |  1995-12-31
Quantum computers and quantum physics
13 articles from December 95 to October 99
1999-10-05  |  01-04  |  1998-11-03  |  10-27  |  09-14  |  03-09  |  03-02  |  02-23  |  1997-11-24  |  09-15  |  05-22  |  03-09  |  1995-12-18  |  12-15
Microsoft security bugs and exploits
17 articles from December 95 to August 99
1999-08-30  |  1998-02-02  |  01-26  |  01-19  |  1997-11-17  |  11-10  |  10-20  |  06-23  |  05-22  |  05-08  |  04-21  |  04-04  |  03-21  |  03-09  |  02-11  |  01-29  |  1995-12-15
See also this summary table.
Ganging up on Microsoft
38 articles from October 97 to August 99
1999-08-16  |  07-19  |  02-15  |  02-01  |  01-13  |  01-04  |  1998-12-23  |  12-15  |  12-07  |  11-11  |  10-19  |  10-12  |  09-14  |  09-07  |  08-31  |  08-24  |  08-17  |  08-10  |  07-27  |  07-20  |  06-29  |  06-08  |  05-25  |  05-18  |  05-11  |  04-27  |  04-13  |  03-30  |  03-09  |  03-02  |  02-23  |  02-09  |  01-26  |  01-19  |  01-12  |  1997-12-24  |  10-27  |  10-06
Open source software and the Linux OS
33 articles from April 96 to August 99
1999-08-16  |  05-22  |  03-26  |  02-15  |  02-01  |  1998-11-17  |  11-11  |  11-03  |  10-27  |  10-12  |  08-31  |  08-24  |  07-27  |  07-20  |  06-29  |  06-08  |  05-25  |  05-18  |  05-11  |  04-27  |  04-13  |  03-30  |  03-23  |  03-09  |  02-23  |  02-16  |  02-02  |  01-26  |  01-12  |  1997-05-08  |  03-09  |  02-11  |  1996-04-07
The Communications Decency Act
16 articles from February 96 to February 99
1999-02-01  |  1998-12-15  |  12-07  |  10-27  |  10-19  |  10-12  |  09-14  |  07-27  |  1997-11-17  |  06-30  |  03-21  |  01-29  |  1996-03-03  |  02-19  |  02-10  |  02-04
Scientology's war against the Net
6 articles from August 95 to November 97
1997-11-17  |  1996-01-22  |  1995-12-18  |  12-10  |  12-06  |  08-21
The Alta Vista search engine
6 articles from December 95 to October 97
1997-10-20  |  08-11  |  04-04  |  1996-12-24  |  01-14  |  1995-12-18
Commercial spammers
7 articles from November 95 to October 97
1997-10-20  |  1996-10-31  |  10-09  |  09-08  |  08-25  |  1995-12-22  |  11-29
Java and JavaScript security
8 articles from February 96 to September 97
1997-09-15  |  08-11  |  07-21  |  07-14  |  1996-03-17  |  03-10  |  02-27  |  02-19
Macro viruses
5 articles from May 96 to July 97
1997-07-28  |  01-11  |  1996-08-25  |  08-08  |  05-20
Trademark conflicts with domain namespace
5 articles from July 95 to July 96
1996-07-14  |  05-05  |  1995-09-14  |  09-03  |  07-30
Net telephony
3 articles from March 96 to April 96
1996-04-21  |  03-24  |  03-10



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