Description: PopNote is a small yet robust PRIVATE (no 3rd party servers involved) Instant Messaging communication client that works across LAN's or the Internet. PopNote sends an instant PRIVATE message that will pop up on the destination's Desktop. One PopNote advantages is that PopNote runs independent of remote 3rd party servers that kill the client when they go offline. PopNote will frequently work when local ISP's have DNS problems.
New Hampshire Plans To Tax IM, Chat Rooms The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration is proposing a 7 percent tax on Internet and telephone services. The tax would include chat rooms, Web mail, voice mail, and instant messaging.
Firefox Tests Beefed-up Popup Blocker The Mozilla Foundation is testing a patch to its Firefox browser that puts the kibosh on popup ads which have been slipping through the open-source browser's blocker.