A prosecutor is expected to seek trial of The Pirate Bay founders, who were just convicted in Sweden.
By booking museum visits and other visitor services online, the city hopes to ease congestion for its 20 million annual tourists.
The Vatican will be sending religious messages from the Vatican via YouTube.
Venice will become the first city in the world to provide newborn residents with free Internet access.
The Pirate Bay cannot be reached in Italy after a judge's ruling barred ISPs in the country from accessing the file-sharing site.
Articles by Philip Willan