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July 2000

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THE MOST popular legal sites, based on a survey of hits during April, conducted by Legal Technology Insider:

(Numbers equal page views)

1. International Centre for Commercial Law. (531,083)

2. Interactive-Lawyer (Centaur). (380,000)

3. Butterworths Direct (341,139)

4. Legal Week (214,336)

5. LawZone (97,504)

6. Delia Venables Legal Resources (72,398)

7. Infolaw (36, 135)

8. Osborne Clark (31,135)

9. Lawyers Online (11,270)

10. Law on the Web (10,009) has launched a new Transfer Escrow Service to facilitate transfers between customers reselling domain name registrations.

The company, based in New York City, says it will assure that all relevant fees are received and held in escrow prior to the transfer, to enhance security for both the buyer and seller. also has introduced a free URL Forwarding service allows customers to point their domain names to existing sites on the Internet. Through URL Forwarding, customers can drive traffic to Web sites by registering personalized names, and have that name bring Web users to any site.

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UK Ltd. has announced the launch of, targeted at the United Kingdom's legal community. It covers topics such as news, case law updates, and resources from EU databases and expert witness directories, and ite offers a "Question and Answer" service to connects users to practice area experts, reports the company.

It also features legal news and case law updates; "Career Centre;" "Seminars and CPD (professional development programs accredited by the Law Society and Bar Council); and "Legal Tools."

A sister company of American Lawyer Media, Inc., (which publishes Law Technology News), and of, UK Ltd is backed by SOFTBANK and Wasserstein Perella & Co. Inc., and has a partnership with epartners -- the Internet investment arm of News Corp., through eVentures.

Enter no. 222 after clicking here. e-store also announced its new E-Commerce Store, which is divided into four categories, with materials targeted to legal professionals, law students, business professionals, and the general public.

The site offers books; computers and peripherals; forms; software; and more.

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Cyberight Service

The Cyberight process is a new authentication and archiving service specifically designed for attorneys, to document the fact of Internet publication and overcome hearsay objections.

It is designed to be similar to the process used to record deeds or mortgages or copyrights, the company advises. It is set up to offer credible, admissible proof of the time and date that text, images, and sounds appeared on the Internet.

The company also offers an optional Periodic Web Spinning Service that allows users to scan, download and archive entire Web sites. This enables the user to provide proof of Internet publication of every change, revision, addition and deletion that has been made to the site since it was last recorded by Cyberight Corp.

Enter no. 223 after clicking here. maintains a database of public records to assist independent attorneys and small firms to conduct online research without accruing high fees.

The service does not require a subscription fee or minimum usage commitment, reports the company. Databases can be searched in the following categories: lawsuits, judgment, people finder, death records, business yellow pages, corporate records, "doing business as", lien, uniform commercial code, real estate records and refinance, and bankruptcy.

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Client Brochures

BlumbergExcelsior has announced the addition of a new Internet client brochures to its catalog line. Lawyers can purchase a license allowing them to use up to 15 client development pamphlets at firm Web sites, it says. They cover topics such as buying a home; pursuing personal injury claims; wills; and collecting business debts, advises the New York City-based company. Each includes a checklist that clients can use when consulting with attorneys.

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Electronic Gateway

Examen Inc.'s new Electronic Gateway and iAccess functions help firms process invoices, track billing status, perform matter administration or view online reports from Examen's data warehouse.

Electronic Gateway, an online delivery channel, provides a quick, secure, means for client law firms to submit invoices for analysis through Examen's Automated Bill Review. IAccess permits client law firms to check invoice processing and act on outstanding charges, says the Sacramento company.

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