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Wednesday, April 27, 2005

News in brief

David and Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham say they'll bring a breach of contract action against their son's former nanny, who sold her stories about them to a newspaper.

Kraft Foods has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly violating spam rules in sending out messages for its Gevalia Coffee division.

Arizona becomes the first state to enact the new Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act (URPERA), which allows for e-filing of real property records.

A new survey says that e-commerce sales in Canada are up for a fifth consecutive year, but still amount to less than one percent of business revenues.

The Philadelphia Orchestra has become the only one of the top five American orchestras to land a recording contract, after its musicians agreed to "depart from" the master musicians' contract which is said to make U.S. orchestras too expensive.

More contract wins for Boeing, as it lands a $6.9 billion deal to supply 50 aircraft to Air India.

Georgia has made it a felony to send fraudulent or deceptive mass e-mails to state residents.

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