International

 

  • Your Data, Run Through A Beach House In Denmark

    All the data the moves between one major U.S. terminal in New Jersey and a big European node in Denmark runs through one cable that terminates (or begins, depending on your point of view) in a...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • China Stole This U.S. Company’s IP The Old-Fashioned Way

    The Chinese wind turbine company Sinovel managed to come up with some software that had been developed by a U.S.-based company with which Sinovel had been working for years. Sinovel made the turbines, and the U.S. company...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Insurers Keep Wary Eye On School Kids’ Climate Lawsuit

    Most industry observers are not paying much attention to a climate lawsuit in Oregon, where 21 teen-age students are suing the federal government. But the insurance industry is, according to a Reuters article appearing in Insurance Journal....

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Trump Park Ave Says Saudi Prince Skipped Out On Rent

    A Saudi prince owes almost $2 million in back rent, according to Trump Park Avenue LLC, in a suit filed in New York state court in Manhattan. The lawsuit also claims the prince owes an additional nearly...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Appeals Court Eases Robocall Rules, And The Calls Keep Coming

    “Proving once again that technology moves much faster than the law,” the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down significant parts of...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • The Austrian Lawyer Who Took On Facebook

    Attorney Max Schrems got interested in the privacy issue while attending college as an exchange student at Santa Clara University. When some Silicon Valley executives spoke to his class on privacy law, it rankled him to hear...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit In CA: Is Climate Change A “Public Nuisance”? 

    A lawsuit filed by the cities of Oakland and San Francisco is invoking a “public nuisance” strategy in order to circumvent legal precedents that preclude a conventional tort case, says an analysis from Forbes Legal Newsline contributor...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Domestic “AK-47,” Made In FLA, Evades Sanctions

    The best-known product of Kalishnikov, one of the strongest brands in the world, is the iconic AK-47 automatic rifle, widely recognized by its curved magazine and admired for its reliability and forgiveness under harsh conditions. The Kalishnikov...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Bringing “Risk” Back To The Playground

    A movement is gaining traction among government officials and schools in the UK: Playgrounds are systematically “bringing in risk,” in the name of promoting resiliency and self-reliance. That means materials like bricks, boards, steel, and a certain...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • In-House Lawyers Can Be FCPA Targets

    In one case, the company itself got off the hook on the basis of full disclosure and cooperation, but no such luck for the former GC...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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