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Printable guns and the FUD factor

by Andrew Walls  |  May 10, 2013

The web is all abuzz about the emergence of workable designs for the manufacture of simple guns via a 3d printer. Defense Distributed ( is behind much of this...

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Euro Crisis: 50% of Firms Stuck Behind the Planning Eight Ball

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 20, 2012

Contributed by David Furlonger Today we conducted our Euro Crisis Webinar. 416 participants were surveyed about: Whether their enterprise had plans in place to deal with a worsened euro crisis...

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Euro Crisis:Get Ready for More Regulation and Protectionism.

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 10, 2012

Contributed by David Furlonger   [ Register Now For January 19th webinar: Euro Crisis Webinar ] An interesting article appeared on Reuters yesterday: Financial repression is here and may be helpful. It...

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The Tragedy of the Euro Fiscal Commons

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 9, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger As announced on the BBC (and other media outlets) today: Euro crisis: Eurozone deal reached without UK it appears on the surface as if consensus has...

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The Euro Crisis - Are IT Professionals Prepared for the Fallout?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 8, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger Today's WSJ suggested the Euro currency was finished: Banks Prep for Life After Euro This is another news article, in a continuing stream, that has become...

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Breach Loading? Disappointing New Presidential Proposal

by Jay Heiser  |  May 26, 2011

I hesitate to suggest that what the world really needs are more laws, but I’m going to admit to disappointment over the Obama administration’s May 12 legislative proposal, specifically, the...

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Is privacy a government-protected human right?

by Jay Heiser  |  November 12, 2010

I don’t expect that we’re going to see a stable interpretation of what constitutes either social or legal standards of behavior on the Internet during the next 20 years.  We...

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A Big Day For U.S. Telecom (Regulators)

by Phillip Redman  |  June 16, 2010

Think it's going to be a cool, quiet summer?  Think again!  The FCC is turning up the heat early.  The tentative agenda for its June 17 open meeting includes a...

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Do We Need Cloud Computing Laws?

by Jay Heiser  |  February 24, 2010

Moving back to the Washington, DC area after almost 10 years away, I'm finding a lot of cloudy activity in the halls of justice. Let me go on the record...

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Do We Need a Department of Internetland Security?

by Jay Heiser  |  February 8, 2010

[caption id="attachment_126" align="alignleft" width="231" caption="Dod TCSEC"][/caption] The US House of Representatives has just passed the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act almost unanimously.   Although most of the provisions in this bill are relatively...

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