“Beware the Internet underground” (Cover, Nov. 8) fed your readers quite a story, but misinformed them about the reality of the Internet. Functions provided by Hotline Connect software such as file transfer, image viewing, live chat and newsboards are anything but “underground.”
Spending New Year’s Eve in a tent pitched on the frigid, windswept Plains of Abraham in Quebec City wouldn’t be everyone’s choice for greeting the new millennium. But thousands of boy scouts and girl guides from as far away as Tahiti, Burkina Faso and Paraguay have warmed to the idea.By Tanya Davies, Susan Oh, John Nicol10 min
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