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2014-06-11 12:33:43

Well over 80% of Nevada voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Nevada--88%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an...

2014-06-11 12:33:39

Well over 80% of Los Angeles voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Los Angeles--84%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA),...

2014-06-11 12:33:33

Well over 80% of Virginia voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Virginia--87%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an...

2014-06-11 12:33:27

PCI DSS certification will give leading business solutions provider a competitive edge in the critical bank card data processing sector DALLAS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SLK Global, a leading business transformation solutions provider for the U.S. payment, banking and other financial services industries, announced that it is now PCI DSS certified with an effective date of April 16(th), 2014. The PCI Security Standards Council is an open global forum, launched in 2006, that is...

2014-06-11 12:32:23

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Layered Tech, a leading global provider of secure and compliant hosting services, has become one of the first companies to achieve Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 3.0 certification. PCI DSS is the industry standard for compliance and security for personal payment card data. PCI DSS 3.0 is the third update to the data compliance guidelines, and PCI DSS 2.0-compliant vendors and businesses were given until Jan. 1,...

2014-06-06 08:23:36

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that it has been profiled in Ars Technica, a technology, news and information website with 6.9 million average unique monthly visitors and 39.4 million average monthly page views, with its featured article titled, "You could be liable for $150k in penalties--settle instead for $20...

2014-06-05 23:15:39

Analyst firm Disruptive Analysis has looked beyond Net Neutrality to new mobile data concepts such as sponsored data, paid-priority “fast lanes”, zero-rated apps and per-app pricing. Many are controversial and fuel the Neutrality debate – but technology problems and commercial weakness will limit their reach, despite possible law changes. London, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Disruptive Analysis forecasts revenues from “non-neutral” mobile broadband access reaching $25bn by 2019 –...

2014-06-05 08:34:39

Changes driven by new cyber threats, security breaches and data loss in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan SAN JOSE, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today released a new report written by FieldFisher, a UK-based Law firm with deep expertise in global compliance, e-privacy, information management and data security. The report...

2014-06-02 12:32:47

Failure to Extend ITFA Will Also Cause US to Fall in OECD Broadband Rankings WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1998, Congress passed the Internet Tax Freedom Act ("ITFA"), which imposed a three-year moratorium on the imposition of (new) state and local taxes on Internet access. Since 1998, this moratorium has been extended three times, and is due to expire again in November 2014. While there is generally broad bi-partisan support to extend -- if not make...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'