or commissions third parties to store.
When Lycos refused, the man filed suit against Lycos to force it to yield the information, requesting to know to what extent the IP addresses were not only stored by the provider itself but also by the Internet backbone operators associated with Lycos. -- Hesie Online
On the Map
Kauai County and Hawaii have purchased DigitalGlobe's QuickBird high-resolution satellite imagery for more effective digital mapping in Hawaii. The imagery was purchased along with RMTC/URS -- a joint venture that provides flood hazard engineering and mapping services to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency. This imagery of Kauai County and Waimea Canyon will allow local, state and federal entities to more effectively pursue flood plain mapping projects and disaster mitigation initiatives.
IT in China
The Chinese IT security market produced revenues of $265 million in 2004, growing 31.2 percent over 2003, according to the International Data Corp., which forecasts that the market will achieve a high compound annual growth rate of 28.3 percent over the next four years, reaching $921.4 million in 2009.
IT to the Rescue
Faced with diminishing budgets and staff shortages, building departments are using IT to make their programs more efficient and effective. Typical of such savings are the following examples:
--National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards