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POGO.COM

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Pogo.com is an online gaming site that has dozens of games. All of the games use Java and they are hardcoded to 640×480 for the most part. Modern screens are far higher in resolution and they games have not been modernized to handle various screen sizes. Somebody regististered the name “HardcoreGames” so we have a …

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FISCAL 2001

US $100

With the paid to surf dead new ways to earn revenue are needed. Windows XP now wants activation. This will make upgrading more expensive over time for those with multiple machines. Seems that the collection of Windows versions is growing. The Windows 98 box is still acting as web host. Microsoft Front Page has been …

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FISCAL 2000

US $100

Paid to surf has been making a growing amount of money but already signs of problems are mounting. The last check we got from AllAdvantage was in late September.  Nothing since. AllAdvantage folded in 2001, when Web advertising finally dried up. Cashfiesta and others resorted to fraud to evade payment. Site traffic is dismal but the …

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FISCAL 1999

US $100

Paid to surf has been making a growing amount of money. How much we can make is not yet known. At least we are earning some much needed cash now while we work on the web site conversion from HTML 2 and HTML 3 to the new HTML 4 format. HTML 4.0 is generally a …

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HARDCORE-GAMES.TK

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We claim proprietor trademark for the name “Hardcore Games” and the banner design which is present on every page on the site. Passing off as Hardcore Games™ is a common law tort enforceable in Canada. Its also a criminal offence which contravenes several statutes. The company handling the TK country domain ended up with a …

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FISCAL 1998

US $100

The Windows 98 web server seems to be holding up fairly well. With the new LanCity cable modem it’s now possible to run a web site from home.  Lots of old bulletin boards have now finally converted. QUARTERLY RESULTS

THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT

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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a new enactment that endeavors to set new rules for the modern internet age. President Bill Clinton signed the bill into law on October 28, 1998. Title I: WIPO Copyright and Performances and Phonograms Treaties Implementation Act Title II: Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act Title III: Computer …

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FISCAL 1997

US $100

The BBS operational costs are making it hard to operate without a revenue source to cover the cost. So far nothing has emerged as suitable for monetizing a BBS. Many corporations are now moving rapidly to the internet. With a dialup internet account we are not able to take advantage of web hosting as the …

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FISCAL 1996

US $100

The BBS operational costs are making it hard to operate without a revenue source to cover the cost. So far nothing has emerged as suitable for monetizing a BBS. Many corporations are now moving rapidly to the internet. With a dialup internet account we are not able to take advantage of web hosting as the …

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FISCAL 1995

US $100

The BBS operational costs are making it hard to operate without a revenue source to cover the cost. So far nothing has emerged as suitable for monetizing a BBS. Many corporations are now moving rapidly to the internet. With a dialup internet account we are not able to take advantage of web hosting as the …

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HARDCOREGAMES.COM

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We claim proprietor trademark for the name “Hardcore Games” and the banner design which is present on every page on the site. Passing off as Hardcore Games™ is a common law tort enforceable in Canada. Its also a criminal offence which contravenes several statutes. The domain hardcoregames.com has been held by ISPs as an alleged …

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INTERNET DOMAINS

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Hardcore Games have been experiencing problems with domain registrars for years.  We currently use an Azure website subdomains. The 1990s became a real headache for many businesses. It took several years before US lawmakers were able to settle the problem of cybersquatters. hardcore-games.azurewebsites.net is now hardcoregames.azurewebsites.net, the change was necessary due to Azure error, one …

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