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2008-08-20 21:00:20

By Lou Michel A Williamsville Internet provider that resisted signing an agreement to block child pornography now has signed on to a growing list of servers who are halting the transmission of the sexually abusive images. State Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo made the announcement Tuesday during a stop in Cheektowaga to promote a new addition to his Web site www.nystopchildporn.com. The site lists, by mapped regions of the state, all Internet service providers who have or have not signed...

2008-08-12 06:00:26

The New York attorney general, Andrew Cuomo, said Monday that he was expanding his investigation into the collapse of the auction- rate securities market to include JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Wachovia. Cuomo said he wanted to begin settlement talks immediately. Last week, Cuomo's office and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reached settlements that required the Swiss bank UBS to repurchase $18.6 billion in the securities, while Citigroup agreed to buy back $7 billion of...

2008-08-06 06:00:21

By Danny Teigman, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Aug. 6--Cablevision Systems Corp., Long Island's largest Internet service provider, yesterday became the latest provider to voluntarily block child pornography Web sites and their images. The decision was part of an agreement reached with state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, who since his 2006 election has made the elimination of Internet child pornography a key issue. "We're doing what I set out to do," said Cuomo, speaking at a news...

2008-08-05 21:00:11

The objections by a local Internet company to the demands of the state attorney general may be completely legitimate, but we're glad the attorney general is pounding his fist anyway. When the subject is child pornography, responsible aggression is appropriate. Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo, who began a crackdown on Web- based child porn shortly after a Buffalo News series on the topic, is demanding that a Williamsville-based provider, LocalNet, follow the lead of other providers and...

2008-07-31 21:00:20

By Lou Michel State Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo has threatened a Williamsville-based Internet provider with legal action by if it does not take steps to block child pornography. During a visit to Buffalo, Cuomo said Wednesday he had sent LocalNet a letter, putting the company on notice that "legal remedies" will be pursued in five days if it does not join other service providers in blocking access to child pornography images. "My office is gravely concerned that LocalNet, one of the...

2008-07-29 09:00:45

By The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 29--Crescent Manufacturing in North Collins is being required to fund $5,000 in training and equipment for the North Collins Volunteer Fire Department as a penalty for neglectfully releasing nearly 250 gallons of corrosive material nearly two years ago. State Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday announced that the company pleaded guilty to charges of fourth-degree endangering public health, safety or the environment before North Collins Town Justice...

2008-07-25 00:00:21

By Stephen Foley Seven senior executives at UBS cashed in $21m (10.6m) of their personal holdings in auction-rate securities just before the market for these securities collapsed, leaving thousands of the Swiss financial giant's clients holding securities they could not sell. The allegations are contained in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit launched yesterday by the New York attorney general, Andrew Cuomo, who succeeded the anti-Wall Street campaigner Eliot Spitzer in 2006. UBS vowed...

2008-07-23 00:00:26

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's attorney general notified Comcast Corp. that the state will take legal action if the company - the nation's second-largest Internet service provider - doesn't agree to eliminate access to child pornography. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo wants major Internet access providers to agree on steps to remove certain newsgroups that contain child pornography and purge their servers of Web sites that contain child porn. New York has already...

2008-07-22 03:00:23

By Jane M. Von Bergen, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 22--Comcast Corp. said yesterday that it expected to sign an agreement with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to try to reduce the availability of child pornography on the Internet. Its statement came after Cuomo, in a letter also dated yesterday, threatened to begin legal action against the Philadelphia-based cable and Internet company within five days if it didn't sign. The threat and quick response came 11 days after Cuomo...

2008-07-16 12:00:00

By Rick Karlin, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 16--ALBANY -- In what's being described as a significant expansion of his probe into pension abuse, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo last week sent out some 200 letters to lawyers who work for towns, counties, sewer districts and other government agencies statewide asking for details on their benefits, hours worked and how many employers they list for the purposes of public pension credits. Cuomo is seeking information dating back eight years....