Virtual suicide and shopping

The popular game Everquest survives a hoax, and environmentalists ask shoppers to think before they buy online.


Katharine MieszkowskiRead by Janelle Brown
December 7, 2000 2:00PM (UTC)

Each week, Salon Technology's writers discuss the latest news in high tech. This week Janelle Brown reports on the hoax started by a user of the popular game Everquest; Katharine Mieszkowski explains why environmentalists are asking shoppers to think about the big picture before they buy online.

Technology reporters from Salon also appear weekly on "Beyond Computers," a Public Radio International show, which airs on more than 200 stations around the country. The show explores the pervasive influence of technology on humanity -- from family, beauty and art to law, politics and the environment. On the show, our writers give their opinionated takes on the biggest technology stories of the week.

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Technology reporters from Salon also appear weekly on "Beyond Computers," a Public Radio International show, which airs on more than 200 stations around the country. The show explores the pervasive influence of technology on humanity -- from family, beauty and art to law, politics and the environment. On the show, our writers give their opinionated takes on the biggest technology stories of the week.


Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior writer for Salon.

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