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The Technology We Need to Protect Children: 21st Century Citizen Services

The federal Protect Our Kids Act of 2013 created a bipartisan commission with the goal of zeroing out fatalities from child abuse and neglect. No one from the technology community is on the commission, which convened for the first time last month. If we've learned anything from the launch of HealthCare.gov, it is that technology that works is essential to the successful implementation of any policy and must be part of the dialog up front.
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For banks in cyber heist, how to get their money back?

Because the sums were large and such attacks are relatively new, the two Middle East banks hit in a
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The Path To Success For Deutsche Bank's CIO And Global Co-Head Of Technology And Operations

The chief information officer role is a complicated one for anyone who holds the title. It is even more complicated for an executive who is new to an industry, as he or she needs to learn a new company and industry, while also learning about the people, processes, and technologies that the IT department are responsible for. When she joined Deutsche Bank in November 2013, Kim Hammonds added to this complexity, as she not only joined financial behemoth, Deutsche Bank, her first foray in financial services, but she also added the responsibilities as Co-Head of Technology and Operations for the bank while also moving to the UK from the United States.
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Digging Into Sarepta's FDA Victory

In a second dramatic reversal for a promising treatment for a terrible disease, Sarepta Therapeutics announced that it will file an application with the Food and Drug Administration for its drug eteplirsen, to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy that is caused by a specific mutation, by the end of 2014. The news should please both investors and patient advocates who have campaigned for the drug's approval.
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INTERNATIONAL: E-Commerce and Tax Law Journal

IBLS is pleased to announce its newest law publication: E-Commerce and Tax Law Journal. The Law Journal is
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Malaysian 777 Wreckage May Lie Miles Outside Search Area

The bulk of the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 may lie miles outside the current ocean floor search area , says Scott Carey, an underwater acoustics expert at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego.
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OpenTable's Media Play: Before, During And After Dining

OpenTable has defined the discovery and reservation experience for diners and restaurants in North America and in other parts of the world.  The company, which CEO Matt Roberts says “is the largest network in the world connecting diners and restaurants through reservations” has been focused since its founding in 1998 on a technology framework that lets restaurants run their businesses more efficiently.
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BBC and Sky experience fault on iOS

The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand apps simultaneously experience a fault on iPhones and iPads that prevents TV shows from streaming.
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Previewing A 'Juicy' Supreme Court Case On Food Labeling Regulation

A Supreme Court battle between rival juice manufacturers could reshape how we regulate food and drink names and labels
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Pictures from 'Game of Thrones' Season 4, Episode 3: Breaker of Chains

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 4, Episode 3 Review: Sex And Violence

'Game of Thrones' takes the story in a surprising new direction in Sunday night's grim episode.
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"Microbe Hunters" With A Modern Sensibility, "The Remedy" Examines Germ Theory's Scientific Origin And Social Diffusion

Goetz’s easy familiarity with medicine suffuses the pages of The Remedy, a thoughtful, patient, ultimately fascinating account of the struggle of 19th century science, and society, to come to grips with the germ theory of illness, and develop new technologies to take on one of humanity’s oldest scourges, tuberculosis.
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Teachers angry at online insults

Online social media is being misused to insult, intimidate and smear staff in schools, says a teachers' union.
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SpaceX launches station cargo flight

US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.
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Kim Dotcom wins back cars and cash

Kim Dotcom, the multimillionaire founder of closed file-sharing site Megaupload, has won back cars, cash and property seized in a January 2012 raid.
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Google shares fall on ad concerns

Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.
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First Heartbleed 'hacker' arrested

A 19-year-old Canadian citizen is charged with hacking into the Canada Revenue Agency's website, becoming the first arrest in relation to the Heartbleed security breach.
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Identity Theft (Part 10)

Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act, 18 USC 1028 The courts have consistently used Title 18, part I, chapter 47 § 1028 for dealing with identity theft. What is surprising is that section § 1028(a) in relevant part refers to “fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents, authentication features, and information [More...]
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by Mike Redford JD, LL.M, JSD

Primary Cyber Crime Sources in the US (Part 9)

Primary Cyber-Crime Sources in the US a. Hacking Hacking is the illegal access of a computer network or information technology of another to invade the privacy of a network and carry out illegal activities in the form of either theft (consisting of copyright infringement, trade secret, and identity theft), or unauthorized access for a thrill or to cause damage.14 [More...]
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by Mike Redford, JD, LL.M, JSD

Primary Cybercrime Sources in the US (Part 8)

Primary Crime Sources in the US There are two primary Internet crime sources in the United States. They are hacking and identity theft. Many use both interchangeably, and they are arbitrarily used and most often classified as the same by prosecutors owing to a lack of better understanding [More...]
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by Mike Redford, JD, LL.M, JSD

Cybercrime Initiative (Part 7)

Cyber Legislation Protecting Students and Children Cyber legislation protecting students has yet to gain attention in Washington. The bill H.R.780 promotes the safe use of the Internet by students. There is not much legislation addressing academic environments that should preserve the ethics of the profession within the learning environment [More...]
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by Mike Redford JD, LL.M, JSD

Cybercrime Initiative(Part 6)

Communication laws use for cybercrime There are many adopted laws to operate in cyber world based on the linguistics in Table 3. The emerging cyber law to fight the modern day cybercrime must take a look at the technology first. [More...]
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by Mike Redford, JD, LL.M, JSD ,PhD

Privacy and Cybercrime (Part 5)

There are many of the cybercrime laws that have reached out to the common law, particularly frequent reliance on the case laws. The concern is that most of these cases had no precedents in cybercrime. [More...]
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by Mike Redford, JD, LL.M, JSD

Cybercrime Initiative (part 4)

Is United States Congress’s focus on domestic cybercrime solutions sufficient enough to address cybercrimes committed from outside the United States? Are US citizens aware of precepts of cyber law? Do they understand and have in-depth knowledge of facts surrounding cybercrimes [More...]
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by Mike Redford , JD, LL.M, JSD

Cybercrime Initiative (part 3 )

United States President Obama persuaded EU and other countries to stay active in fighting cybercrime. One of such global effort has yielded bill S.3155 International Cybercrime Reporting and Cooperation Act. This legislation requires the Office of the President to provide a global assessment of identity threats from abroad and work with other countries to crack down on their own cyber criminals [More...]
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by Mike Redford JD, LL.M, JSD

Cybercrime Initiative (part 2)

The United States Presidents have been proactive in participating in the fight against cybercrime. [More...]
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by Fernando Tomeo, Computer Law Attorney, professor of Law, University of Buenos Aires

Social Networks and Technology 2.0

Internet services or Internet Services Providers ( hereinafter referred to ISP ) have been defined by different authors. [More...]
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U.S. Ranks 94th Of 100 Tax Systems; What Slovakia Could Teach IRS

U.S. Tax System Ranks 94th of 100, and Even Tax Administration Seems Lagging. What Can We Learn From Abroad?
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HMRC 'plans to share personal data'

Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.
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German media boss criticises Google

In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
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Lavabit loses contempt appeal

A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
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Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.
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For banks in cyber heist, how to get their money back?

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