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2013-12-04 23:19:38

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court rejected without comment an appeal by Amazon and Overstock – two of the world’s largest online retailers – of a New York court decision that upheld the state’s 2008 law requiring the collection of taxes for online purchases. The Supreme Court in the 1992 decision, Quill v. North Dakota, left it to Congress to compel the collection of sales taxes over state lines. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 On Monday, the United States Supreme...

Amazon, Overstock Rejected By Supreme Court On New York Sales Tax Re-Evaluation
2013-12-03 05:51:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal to re-evaluate a New York state law requiring Amazon.com and other online retailers to pay sales tax in the state, a decision that will likely prompt other states to move to collect taxes on online sales, according to Bloomberg News and various other media outlets. The ruling means Amazon, which has no offices, distribution centers or workforce in New York, and other Internet retailers must...

French Court Orders Search Engines To Block Piracy Sites
2013-12-02 11:07:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Web surfers seeking pirated video content may soon have to look beyond Google, Yahoo and Microsoft’s Bing to find their illicit wares. On Monday, the High Court of Paris ordered Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to block 16 video-streaming websites from their respective search results. Several Internet service providers were also ordered to block the sites as well. This case, which has been in the courts since 2011, was brought by five...

2013-11-28 23:22:41

First Health Science Application Cloud Platform with Integrated Electronic Signing to offer certifications for US FDA 21 CFR Part 11 and European Commission regulations. Rancho Cordova, California (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 With the continued escalation of drug development costs, BioPharma organizations are increasingly considering cloud computing applications as a means to improve operational efficiencies and to accelerate time to market. In the highly regulated drug development market,...

2013-11-27 23:03:48

A-lign Security and Compliance Services (“A-lign”) meets the rigorous standards required by FedRAMP for third party assessment organizations (“3PAO”) and is an accredited FedRAMP 3PAO. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 The FedRAMP program was established in 2012 for cloud service providers (“CSP”) that host Federal agencies’ systems. The primary goals of the program are to reduce the Federal information technology costs while maintaining strong, consistent information...

2013-11-21 23:26:09

A-lign’s next quarterly webinar presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, December 10, 2013, from 2:00-3:00 pm EST. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Gene Geiger, Director of A-lign Security and Compliance Services, will provide highlights of the changes in the standard from PCI DSS Version 2.0 to 3.0, the required implementation timeline and how organizations should approach these changes. The goal of the discussion is geared towards:     Gaining a general...

2013-11-19 23:04:12

Companies looking for network security policy example documents can now utilize industry leading security templates developed exclusively by the cyber security experts at myinformationsecuritypolicy.com. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Companies looking for network security policy example documents can now utilize industry leading security templates developed exclusively by the cyber security experts at myinformationsecuritypolicy.com. Available for immediate download, the network...


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call-note
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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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