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  • Creating A Healthy Cybersecurity Framework

    Maintaining cybersecurity can seem like a daunting task, weighted with uncertainty and expense, but in practice it can be made manageable. This Today’s General Counsel article suggest an approach borrowed from routine healthcare, based on regular assessments...

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  • Students, Teachers, Sue & Win $53M For Troubled Schools In CA

    Students and teachers from three underperforming schools in California have settled with the state for $53 million. An attorney with Public Counsel, an advocacy group, says it’s the first civil rights case brought under a state constitution...

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  • Global Warming In The Workplace

    Injuries and deaths aside, worker productivity is beginning to take a hit. According to one study, it decreases by two percent for every degree Celsius above room temperature. Employers who conclude potential effects will be negligible should...

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  • 150 Workers Injured At Hudson Yards

    When four workers at New York’s sprawling Hudson Yards development project were injured in a scaffold collapse a few weeks ago, one New York newspaper said it appeared to be the first accident at the site since...

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  • Corporate Titans Battle Over Section 230

    A section of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 largely protects companies from liability arising from what appears on the platforms they host. Some major companies want to water down or eliminate that protection, while the tech...

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  • Hacked Law Firm Sued For Malpractice By Chinese Client

    A Chinese businessman and political dissident who had retained a Detroit law firm to help with his asylum claim has sued the firm for malpractice. The plaintiff — who maintains that he has evidence of corruption in...

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  • Is This The Golden Age Of White Collar Crime?

    Indeed it is, according to an investigative journalist who attended a so-called Offshore Alert conference, versions of which occur several times a year in some "key offshore jurisdictions"....

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  • Scattershot Regulation Of Biometrics

    Advances in biometrics technology are rapidly finding their way into many industries – automotive, travel, security, health care, insurance and financial services, among others – with impressive results but also some predictable privacy concerns. Some insurance companies...

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  • Secure Sharing Of Files Online

    A brief look at some off-the-shelf options for sending files and documents over the internet. All seven platforms reviewed here encrypt, but only one of them is not able access the files itself. All the others “retain...

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  • Japan Going Whole-Hog To Coal, And A Lawsuit Looms

    Still reeling from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, Japan is moving ahead with plans for construction of as many as 22 new coal-fired power plants. The proposals have generated unusual pushback in Japan, and residents of...

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