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Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On Protecting Mobile Privacy
2014-08-17 04:37:58

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Net neutrality laws and the protection of an open and equal Internet are subjects that arouse passions, and some heavyweights have entered the debate recently with President Obama and the New York Times joining large numbers of Internet users speaking out in support of equality on the Web. The job of overseeing regulation falls to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), who Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy has...

2014-08-06 16:20:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) showcased its advanced defense technology to U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) today at its Sensors and Integrated Systems facility in Vergennes, Vermont. Senator Leahy viewed cutting-edge aerospace products, met with the company's leadership team, and addressed employees about the importance of high-tech jobs in the region and thanked them for their great work. "As...

2014-01-31 16:22:02

MONTPELIER, Vt., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the reaction of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senate President Pro Tempore and chairman of the Appropriations Committee's State Department And Foreign Operations Subcommittee, on the State Department's final EIS On The Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline: "I look forward to reviewing the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL Pipeline. "While this process has included more than 1.5 million public...

Senate Bill Creates Martial Law Over Online Accounts
2012-11-20 14:19:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the worst form of hypocrisy, a Senate bill went from tightening up security on your email account, to instead giving federal agencies martial law on all your Internet accounts. Patrick Leahy, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary committee, proposed a legislation called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2011. The original wording of the legislation makes it harder for law enforcement to peek in on your...

2012-02-23 12:30:00

Two college entrepreneurs have taken the road less traveled: opting to stay in school while running Airtime for Email, a successful email startup. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 With the Silicon Valley gold rush in full swing and venture capital money flowing at unprecedented rates to new companies, young entrepreneurs with big dreams are packing their bags for the West Coast in droves. In fact, it seems staying in school has become the exception to the rule among the young tech...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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