• For Cyber Industry, Thin Line Between Offense & Defense, Public & Private

    In the world of advanced cybertechnology, some of the most advanced companies that sell security may also sell offensive capabilities. An example is Israel’s private NSO Group, which is said to have sold spyware to – among...

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  • #MeToo Attorney Represents Subject of Kavanaugh Letter

    A letter purportedly describing an incident in which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed some sort of sexual transgression in high school is in possession of the Senate Judiciary Panel’s top Democrat, Diane Feinstein. The other Democrats...

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  • Do Judges and Prosecutors Own Private Prison Stock?

    Writing in Prison Legal News, Alex Friedman tried to find out whether federal, state or local lawmakers, or corrections officials, or judges, or other public employee stakeholders in our criminal justice system own shares of the two...

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  • Hedge Fund Backs Investor Suit Against Volkswagen

    A subsidiary of Elliott Management, the hedge fund founded by Paul E. Singer, is bankrolling a lawsuit by institutional investors that suffered losses due to Volkswagen’s emissions cheating. The case opened in a German court on Sept....

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  • Commercial Data Flow Between U.S. And EU Threatened

    According to a Lawfare article, the most pressing issue in the data privacy and protection arena is the uncertain fate of Privacy Shield, the framework governing the flow of data between the EU and the U.S. for...

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  • The Most Glaring Disparity On Earth

    Concepts like inequality and disparity of resources are so often rendered with statistics that it’s easy to forget what they look like in real life. Photographer Andrea Bruce, a former war photographer, got an assignment from National...

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  • Best-Selling Legal Paper Popularizes Anti-Trust

    Two years ago, Lina Khan, a law student,  published “Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox” in the Yale Law Journal. At 93 heavily-footnoted pages, it was a long shot to achieve any significant readership, but it got 146,255 hits, a...

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  • Supreme Court Confirmation Myth #1

    According to the online magazine Reason, there was a rare moment of truth during the Kavanaugh hearings, one that should be preserved and cited during future hearings. Nominees, including Kavanaugh, routinely weasel out of answering inquiries about...

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  • Big Wine Discounts Headed For Court?

    New Hampshire aggressively targets out of state wine buyers with a super-low tax that reduces prices enough so that residents of neighboring states flock there to make purchases. This summer the state is running a campaign called...

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  • The Age Of Privacy Is Over

    Most people wouldn’t have even considered it an “age,” but according to this rather sour article in the Atlantic, it was one and now it’s over. But don’t make the likes of Google and Facebook into scapegoats,...

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