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2012-07-26 23:01:14

http://www.merrillbrink.com -- The UK Bribery Act has been viewed by many, since its introduction on 1 July 2011, as the “gold standard” for anti-corruption legislation. New York, US (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 The UK Bribery Act has been viewed by many, since its introduction on 1 July 2011, as the “gold standard” for anti-corruption legislation. The Act applies to individuals committing an act in the UK, and individuals committing an act outside the UK where the action...

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2012-07-26 20:39:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Though they´re sometimes seen as enemies, Google and Facebook have seen it fit to put aside their differences to work together for pro-Internet legislation. Joining them are other Internet heavyweights, Amazon and eBay, creating The Internet Association, a lobbying organization, handling political and regulatory issues. The plainly named Internet Association will be located in Washington, D.C. and, though they won´t...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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