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WikiLeaks: Apple's fix for CIA DarkMatter hacks is 'duplicitous'

WikiLeaks claims that the CIA upgraded on its DerStarke malware loader to infect Apple products.<p>WikiLeaks has cast doubts on Apple's recent statement …

Making a Murderer subject Brendan Dassey's conviction overturned

<b>A US federal judge has overturned the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, whose case was examined in Netflix's popular Making a Murderer documentary.</b><p>Dassey, 26, will be released within 90 days, unless the state decides to retry him or there is an appeal.<p>Dassey, who has learning difficulties, and …

Crime

Bitcoin Exchanges In India Shut Down After Regulator Warning

Bitcoin exchanges in India are shutting down days after the country’s banking regulator warned users of virtual currency against security and financial risks associated with them. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had remained silent on Bitcoin over the past few weeks, even as China started clamping …

The Year Ahead In Cyber Security: What You Need To Know

2013 was a watershed year for cyber security and digital secret-keeping. Revelations about the way our data is treated once it leaves our browsers and mobile devices, the actions of hacker collectives, the dismantling of the ostensibly bullet-proof Silk Road online marketplace, White Card scams, …

How Thieves Stole $1 Million In Bitcoins From A 'Bitcoin Bank'

The crooks walked away with 1,295 bitcoins, BIPs founder and CEO Kris Henriksen, told his customers via a post to the company's online forums. That's about $990,00 based on today's value of Bitcoins on Coindesk (about $760 per coin).<p>BIPs offered a service that lets merchants accept bitcoins and …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin: Tax haven of the future

Stashing money in a Swiss bank account is so passé.<p>Tomorrow’s tax havens could be fueled by new technology like Bitcoin and Litecoin — online currencies that can be used to purchase everything from coffee to illegal drugs.<p>The problem for government coffers: There’s no mechanism to ensure that …

Someone just sold a Bitcoin business for $11.4M! It’s a first, but the buyer’s anonymous

Erik Voorhees, the Panama-based Bitcoin entrepreneur, has sold one of his ventures for 126,315 bitcoins or, by my calculations at the time of …

Uso de drogas não deve ser crime, dizem ex-ministros

Sete ex-ministros da Justiça dos governos Fernando Henrique Cardoso e Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva decidiram apoiar campanha a favor da …

Why Google Will Win the Messaging Wars

Messaging standards are great! Maybe that’s why we have so many of them.<p>Don’t look now, but people communicate via the Internet. Whichever company can get the majority of users on their system wins. To quote Newman, the Seinfeld mailman: “When you control the mail, you control… information!”<p>The …

Apps

Superior Tribunal de Justiça

Superior Tribunal de Justiça

2030: o Brasil pós-Globo

Uma utopia possível e até provável.<p><i>Este artigo foi publicado dia 3 de abril. Dada a cobertura da Globo dos protestos em SP, é oportuno …

Advogado cria modelo de contrato para empregadas

O advogado trabalhista e professor de Direito do Processo do Trabalho da FGV e Facha, Luciano Viveiros, preparou um modelo de contrato para ser usado …

É hora de reinventarmos a interpretação constitucional

“É importante o modo como os juízes decidem os casos.” É com essa frase que Ronald Dworkin inicia a sua obra <i>O Império do Direito</i>, inserindo no debate …

TJ-SP confirma condenação por ofensa no Orkut

A 5ª Câmara de Direito Privado manteve a indenização de R$ 15 mil, por danos morais a uma mulher em razão de ter sido alvo de comentários ofensivos …

Juiz não pode reduzir honorários ajustados com cliente

O juiz não pode limitar o percentual de honorários se este foi livremente pactuado entre o advogado e o seu cliente. Foi o que decidiu a 6ª Turma do …