On Sunday, March 11th, for the first time the daylight saving time in the USA and Canada starts three weeks earlier than in Germany. The end of this period will also differ. In America the finishing date was deferred to November 4th. This measure is to save energy in both countries. According to numerous IT experts, over the next three weeks there may be problems in the field of electronic data processing. Further information can be gathered from our article dated February 26th 2007.