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Jun 24, 2011

Focused REWIND: Cyber Breach Roundup

  • A survey of IT practitioners conducted by the Ponemon Institute and Juniper Networks suggests that cyber attacks have recently become more harsh and recurrent. At least 90% of the IT practitioners surveyed claimed that they had experienced one or more cyber breaches within the last year, and 89% of these respondents could not identify the source of these breaches.
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Mar 31, 2011

Focused REWIND: Wal-mart v. Dukes

  • The Los Angeles Times in its coverage of Wal-mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, Betty, et al., 10-277, “Supreme Court hears arguments in Wal-Mart sex discrimination case,” calls the Supreme Court “skeptical.”
  • Meanwhile, The New York Times in its story, “Justices Take Up Class-Action Issue in Wal-Mart Bias Suit,” says the Supreme Court “appeared closely divided on Tuesday during arguments over the theory put forth by the plaintiffs.”
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Jan 27, 2011

Focused REWIND: U.S. Intellectual Property Concerns in China

  • Commissioner of China’s State Intellectual Property Office Tian Lipu says “China Is Serious About Intellectual Property,” despite negative stories in the media to the contrary.  Intellectual property (IP) laws are a relatively new concept to the Chinese. Pre-1980, little to no knowledge of intellectual property rights even existed.  
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