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Fraternal Order of Police Data Stolen, Leaked

January 29, 2016 11:341 comment
Data purported to belong to The Fraternal Order of Police was leaked online Thursday.

In-brief: The web site of the Fraternal Order of Police, an organization representing law enforcement officers in the United States, was offline Friday after reports that data stolen from the Order was posted online. 

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Splinternet? Many Paths In Wake of Safe Harbor Ruling – None Easy

October 9, 2015 11:35Comments Off on Splinternet? Many Paths In Wake of Safe Harbor Ruling – None Easy
An EU Court's ruling invalidating a 15 year old safe harbor agreement between the US and EU leaves companies with a myriad of choices about how to respond - none of them good.

In-brief: An EU Court’s ruling invalidating a 15 year old safe harbor agreement between the US and EU leaves companies with a myriad of choices about how to respond – none of them good.

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Snowden Blowback: EU Invalidates Safe Harbor Agreement for Data

October 6, 2015 16:16Comments Off on Snowden Blowback: EU Invalidates Safe Harbor Agreement for Data
The EU Court of Justice threw out a 15 year old safe harbor agreement with the US over concerns that US surveillance of Internet data was violating EU citizens' rights.

In-brief: Citing the danger of pervasive government surveillance, the European Union abandoned a 15 year-old agreement on data sharing that is one of the underpinnings of the global information commerce. 

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Parent Firm of Ashley Madison Faces Extinction Level Hack

July 20, 2015 17:473 comments
A hack of the parent company of "affair" site Ashley Madison may be difficult to recover from.

In-brief: Following a security breach, Avid Life Media, the parent of Ashley Madison and other adult-focused hookup sites, said that it was on the trail of the culprits. The question is whether ALM and its various properties will survive the incident.

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