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Brexit: Time to make your plans, UK IT biz

Analysis The Brexit debate continues and, with the Leave and Remain camps neck and neck, it looks likely that the undecided few will carry the result. It seems that we can expect more headline-grabbing soundbites until the vote on June 23. The polarised nature of this debate is throwing up some interesting oddities, so you might be …
Frank Jennings, 31 Mar 2016
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Russian Tor network-wrecking effort takes bizarre turn

The Russian government's plan to unmask citizens who use the anonymizing network Tor has hit a snag: the company hired to do the job is trying to wriggle out of its contract. In July 2014, the Russian Interior Ministry advertised for a firm to "study the possibility of obtaining technical information about users (user …
Iain Thomson, 23 Sep 2015
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Lawyer brands client 'small penis asshole' before challenging him to a DUEL

A legal eagle mocked the size of his client's manhood and then challenged him to a duel – not of the pink pistol variety – over an outstanding fee of just $400 (£256), according to an official complaint. The filing by the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission revealed lawyer Donald Franz sent an email to …
Kat Hall, 16 Jul 2015
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Divorce lawyer spots increase in Christmas 'text message bustings'

A top divorce lawyer has warned that adulterous couples are increasingly getting caught out over text messages and other electronic communication sent during the Christmas period. "It is really very sad," Ayesha Vardag, dubbed Britain's top divorce lawyer by the Law Society, told The Telegraph. "We find a lot is that there …
Iain Thomson, 25 Dec 2012
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Trust lawyers, not techies, when it comes to the cloud

CCWF2012 CIOs thinking of shifting to the cloud or kicking off a flagship big data project would be better off talking to their lawyers than their techies before starting to leaf through glossy corporate presentations. Mark Webber, partner and head of technology at law firm Osborne Clarke, speaking at the Cloud Computing World Forum …
Joe Fay, 13 Jun 2012
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Lawyer-client privilege no bar to surveillance, say Lords

The state is allowed to bug communication between lawyers and their clients, the House of Lords has said. The UK's highest court ruled that spy law the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) allows lawyers' conversations to be bugged. Lawyers are allowed to withhold the details of communication with their clients from …
OUT-LAW.COM, 24 Mar 2009
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Texas lawyer sues Citibank over fake cheque scam

A Houston lawyer is suing Citibank after being taken for $182,500 by email scammers claiming to be a debt-chasing Japanese company, Texas Lawyer reports. Richard T Howell Jr, of Buckley, White, Castaneda & Howell, fell for a classic cheque fraud scam. His "Japanese" contacts claimed they were pursuing four outstanding debts in …
Lester Haines, 30 Jan 2009
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UK spooks forced to hand Gitmo files to suspect's lawyers

The High Court has told British intelligence services to hand over relevant files to lawyers representing Binyam Mohamed, an Ethiopian and one-time UK resident, facing a US military tribunal at Guantánamo Bay. Mohamed is accused of plotting to trigger a radioactive "dirty bomb" on US soil, and could face the death penalty if …
Lewis Page, 22 Aug 2008
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Nominet changes 'fail to cut main cost of domain name disputes'

The body in charge of the .uk internet domain has announced changes to its dispute resolution policies that will make it cheaper to win unopposed disputes but will not address the high cost of preparing cases. Nominet has published the policy changes that have resulted from two consultations. One of the main changes allows …
OUT-LAW.COM, 10 Jul 2008
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Computer Misuse Act changes are delayed further

Denial of service attacks will not be criminalised in England and Wales for another six months despite measures lying unused in existing laws since 2006. Changes to the Computer Misuse Act will not be activated until October. The Home Office confirmed to OUT-LAW.COM that the long-awaited changes will not happen now as planned …
OUT-LAW.COM, 13 May 2008

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