Stories by Eric Young

Olympic Cheaters - Cyberpolice to the Rescue

The Olympic flame had scarcely been lit last month when the cyberpolice of the Sydney Games leaped into action. Patrolling the Internet for unauthorized use of Olympic symbols like the interlocking rings, technicians at Copyright Control Services, an independent company hired by the International Olympic Committee, found a Web site that was illegally posting shots of the Opening Ceremonies. The offender was a site belonging to a TV station in Moscow.