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Feb
07

The current broadband Internet marketplace is, unfortunately, limited to a few competitors. Typically, the average household has access to options for high speed Internet from their cable company, telephone service provider, and possibly a fiber optic high-speed Internet provider (depending on their location). Many areas, especially rural areas, do not have access to these high-speed

Feb
07

For Target Corporation, December 2013 was an utter disaster. Just before Christmas, the company revealed that hackers had stolen personal information for as many as 110 million of its customers. From November 27th until December 15th, hackers accessed customers’ credit and debit card numbers, names, phone numbers, mailing addresses, and email addresses. The breach was

Feb
04

Automatic license plate readers are rapidly being adopted across the country for use by law enforcement agencies and private businesses. While license plate readers can quickly identify wanted vehicles and enhance public safety, many are questioning the lack of regulations behind the use of this technology. License plate scanners work with the use of cameras

Jan
30

Two weeks ago, Ohio executed Dennis McGuire using an untested drug combination. The state switched to the combination of midazolam, a sedative, and hydromorphine, a painkiller, after manufacturers of the previous drug, pentobarbital, refused to sell it for executions. The combination was originally expected to be used in the execution of Ronald Phillips in November

Jan
28

A California jury recently found in favor of Courtney Love in the nation’s first libel-via-Twitter, or “Twibel,” lawsuit.  After eight days of testimony and three hours of deliberations, the jury determined that Love was not liable for publicly posting a disparaging tweet about her former attorney, Rhonda Holmes, concluding that Love did not realize the

Jan
28

After months of public outcry in response to the ongoing revelations about sweeping government electronic surveillance programs, the Obama administration announced an agreement this week with leading tech companies, including Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, that would allow the companies to disclose to customers more information about their compliance with government demands for information.  It

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