The digital Europe – i2010 Initiative

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Preparing Europe’s digital future i2010 Mid-Term Review {SEC(2008) 470} INTRODUCTION Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) continue to be a major driver of economic and social modernisation. Today, businesses in the EU devote 20% of investment to ICTs, and the sector … Read More

US judge rejects online gambling

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Lee Rousso, the Washington State Director of the Poker Players Alliance, filed a lawsuit on July 1, 2007, seeking to have UIGEA declared unconstitutional, considering that the new law discriminated against interstate businesses and, thus, violated the Commerce Clause of … Read More

Yahoo! allows gambling ads

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Yahoo! changes his terms of service regarding the gambling  ads, for the UK advertisers. This is due to the change in UK legislation for gambling advertising, that is now less restrictive. AccuraCast says that Yahoo! sent an email to its … Read More

A new world?

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Is the capitalism able to overcome the actual crisis in the world? I talked some time ago about big changes in the geopolitics and economy due to the global warming and climate change. Now, it seems that the financial crisis … Read More

Kosovo and the Russian dolls, the democracy as the new religion

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Kosovo will proclaim soon, in some hours, its independence. It’s a fact. Kosovo will be the world’s newest state. And it will be recognized by US and most of the European countries, as well as the most other countries. But … Read More

Kosovo, the Pandora’s box

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France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Romania, the states of the old USSR… almost all the European countries have provinces in the same situation with the Serbian province Kosovo. The European Union would be a solution. But the independence of the provinces … Read More

Sarkozy in Romania: comparison with Basescu

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Nicolas Sarkozy will visit Romania for one day, on February 4th, to launch a strategic partnership with Romania, the first such partnership with a Central and East European country. The partnership will include a broad range of domain, but it … Read More

Gambling and entertainment investment in Chile

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Merchant bank Clairvest Group Inc. and Clairvest Equity Partners III Limited Partnership are investing $41.6 million in a new gambling and entertainment centre in southern Chile, adjacent to the city of Concepción. The centre will include a casino, hotel, entertainment … Read More

UN report on the world economy

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The United Nations has published a report on “the world economic situation and perspectives for 2008.” According to the study’s conclusions a slowing is to be expected. It provides an overview of recent global economic performance and short-term prospects for … Read More

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