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  • Alphabet CLO Resigns After Investigation

    David Drummond, a two decade-long employee of Google who helped it go public and became chief legal officer of its parent company, Alphabet, has resigned. He leaves after a board investigation into how Alphabet handles sexual harassment...

    • Posted 3 days ago
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  • Harvard Law Prof Sues Over “Clickbait”

    Read on at your peril. “The use of a shocking headline and/or lede to entice readers to click on a particular article, irrespective of the truth of the headline,” writes Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig, “is part...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • Plaintiff Lawyer Accused Of Extortion In Roundup Case

    A Virginia plaintiff attorney has been arrested and accused of attempting to extort $200 million from manufacturers of a component chemical for the Monsanto herbicide Roundup. According to a DOJ complaint, Virginia plaintiff lawyer Timothy Litzenburg, from...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • More Harvard Law Controversy Concerning Ronald Sullivan

    Ronald Sullivan, Harvard Law Professor, former faculty dean and ex-attorney for Harvey Weinstein, didn’t file income tax returns from 2005 through 2013 and failed to pay more than $1 million in taxes, according to a United States...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Epic Insurance Q: When Is A Cyber Attack An Act Of War?

    A 2017 cyber attack at drug maker Merck was said to have crippled more than 30,000 computers and 7,500 servers, and brought at least one manufacturing facility to a complete halt. As reported originally by Bloomberg News,...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • AI Sentencing Means Longer Terms For Young and Black Offenders

    An algorithmic risk assessment system in use by judges in the State of Virginia, and often cited as a model for other states to follow, didn’t change the rate of incarceration, the length of sentence or the...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Supreme Court Reverses Federal Circuit, Grants Cert in Oracle v. Google

    The Supreme Court will hear Google’s petition for cert in its seemingly endless litigation with Oracle. The Solicitor General recommended that the Supreme Court deny cert in September. The Court will decide whether copyright protection extends to...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Negotiating Second Request Discovery

    A Hart Scott Rodino Second Request can be a major impediment to the completion of an M&A deal, and compliance can be a challenge. It requires an organization to process, review and then produce large quantities of...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • IT Provider Discovers Massive Breach After Hacker Runs Out of Storage Space

    ArsTechnica reports that InfoTrax Systems, an IT provider, was first breached in 2014, when a hacker exploited vulnerabilities in the company’s network that gave remote control over its server. The FTC has now filed a complaint alleging...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • More Spending, More Attacks

    Annual spending on cyber breach management activities increased an average of $282,750 from 2018 to $1.4 million this year, according to a Ponemon Institute survey. Nevertheless, there was a 17 percent increase in the number of companies...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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