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Subject: Project Gutenberg Newsletter


From: "Michael S. Hart" <hart@prairienet.org>
To: "Project Gutenberg mailing list" <gutnberg@listserv.unc.edu>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 11:41:04 -0500 (CDT)

*This is Project Gutenberg's Newsletter for Wednesday, April 25, 2001*

Etexts Readable By Both Humans and Computers Since Before The Internet
[Usually sent the first Wednesday of each month, delayed if by relay.]
Main URL is promo.net Webmaster is Pietro di Miceli, of Rome, Italy
*Check out our Websites at promo.net, and ask me for our FTP servers.*

This is still a test of doing the Newsletters on a weekly basis. . . .

This will only be a test for the next few weeks, expect a full Newsletter
the first Wednesday of May, and perhaps even June and July. . .but if we
continue to grow, we will have to eventually go to a shorter format. . .

So far all responses have been to go to a weekly format, so I will work


on getting into that format, with one extra for monthly progress report.

Here is a list of the Etexts posted since last Wednesday.

REreleased as version 11 with significant improvements.

Apr 1995 My Antonia, by Willa Cather [Cather #4] [myantxxx.xxx] 242

And these are the 15 new Etexts we have posted in the last week.

Dec 2002 Memoirs of Napoleon, V8, by Bourrienne [NB#08][nb08vxxx.xxx]3558


Dec 2002 Memoirs of Napoleon, V7, by Bourrienne [NB#07][nb07vxxx.xxx]3557
Dec 2002 Memoirs of Napoleon, V6, by Bourrienne [NB#06][nb06vxxx.xxx]3556
Dec 2002 Memoirs of Napoleon, V5, by Bourrienne [NB#05][nb05vxxx.xxx]3555
Dec 2002 Memoirs of Napoleon, V4, by Bourrienne [NB#04][nb04vxxx.xxx]3554
Dec 2002 Memoirs of Napoleon, V3, by Bourrienne [NB#03][nb03vxxx.xxx]3553
Dec 2002 Memoirs of Napoleon, V2, by Bourrienne [NB#02][nb02vxxx.xxx]3552
Dec 2002 Memoirs of Napoleon, V1, by Bourrienne [NB#01][nb01vxxx.xxx]3551
[Author's Full Name: Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne]

Much of November is reserved for a new edition of the Human Genome Project

Oct 2002 Tour Du Mond 80 Jours[in French] by Jules Verne#15[tdm80xxx.xxx]3456


[This document is supplied in the ISO 8859/1 Latin-1 character set in French]
Also see:
Jan 1997 Tour Du Mond 80 Jours [in French] by Jules Verne#5[x80jrxxx.xxx] 800
and, in English:
Apr 2000 Around the World in 80 Days Jr. Ed. by Jules Verne[80dayxxa.xxx]2154
Jan 1994 Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne[Verne2][80day10x.xxx] 103

Oct 2002 Nederlandsche Sagen en Legenden, by Josef Cohen [nsljcxxx.xxx]3455


Oct 2002 Netherlands Stories and Legends, by Josef Cohen [nsljcxxx.xxx]3455
Oct 2002 Dutch Myths and Legends, by Josef Cohen [nsljcxxx.xxx]3455
[Please note, this is in "Old Dutch". . .there were many changes around 1950]
Oct 2002 The Lilac Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang [Lang #33][lifryxxx.xxx]3454

RESERVED or already listed in previous Newsletter

Sep 2002 The Suitors of Yvonne, by Rafael Sabatini [#14][styvnxxx.xxx]3430


Sep 2002 Saint George for England, by G. A. Henty [stgfexxx.xxx]3429
Sep 2002 The Two Vanrevels, by Booth Tarkington[Booth T#11][vnrvlxxx.xxx]3428
Sep 2002 Kilo, by Ellis Parker Butler [kilo1xxx.xxx]3427

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A federal appeals court has ruled that accessing restricted Web


sites or e-mail is a violation of the Wiretap Act. Under that
interpretation, law enforcement officials would have to apply
for a wiretap order instead of a search warrant. Police and
prosecutors say getting a wiretap order is out of the question
in many cases because of the restrictions placed on obtaining
one. However, privacy advocates say that the ruling is overdue,
because e-mails and information on restricted Web sites are no
different from other stored information such as messages in
voice mailboxes, which are already protected under wiretap law.
(Los Angeles Times, 23 April 2001)

KNOWLEDGE KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES


Brazil, Columbia, and Venezuela are collaborating on an
Internet-based education program to provide math and science
software to their secondary schools. The programs will be
developed in modules of curriculum by teams from each country,
posted on the Web, and critiqued by the other teams. The
International Virtual Education Network program is funded in part
by the Inter-American Development Bank and will be designed to
take advantage of the benefits of technology and the Internet.
Brazilian physics professor Cesar Nunes, an advisor for the
program, says the simulation focus of the curriculum will help
motivate students to learn. Because the Internet infrastructure
of these countries is somewhat underdeveloped, versions of
browser software and proxy servers will be installed in schools
without good Internet connections so that classrooms can run the
programs from CD-ROMs. Altogether, the trans-national curriculum
will cost the countries $5 million and has already caught the
interest of Argentina, Peru, and African nations.
(Wired News, 19 April 2001)

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