Stories by Sam Costello and Stephen Lawson

WorldCom's Sidgmore: Committed to transparency

WorldCom Inc. is committed to transparency and to rehabilitating itself, John Sidgmore, the company's president and chief executive officer, said Tuesday, one week after the announcement that the telecommunications giant would have to restate its earnings for 2001 and the first quarter of 2002 after discovering accounting issues that totalled nearly US$4 billion.

Judge sets appeal hearings in Sklyarov case

The case of Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov, charged with violating copyright law by writing software that strips copy and use restrictions out of Adobe Systems e-books, crept forward Monday as dates were set next year for a pair of hearings.