Ben Yalow, event planner for the 2004 World Science Fiction Convention, noticed an unexpected number of hits and queries to the convention Web site this year. However, the added interest had nothing to do with the event itself, held September 2 to 6 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Instead, it was because of that other big convention in town this year, the Democratic National Convention. It turns out that the event, also known as the Worldcon, had a Web address very similar to the ...

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