Jude Who Ruled NYPD Racially Profiles Punished

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TweetYumThe Clinton-appointed federal judge that ruled New York’s stop-and-frisk program amounts to “indirect racial profiling” got yanked off the case by an appellate court that found the jurist “ran afoul of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges.” It was a painful spanking that one of the city’s newspapers said “generated legal and political […]

Flame Malware Code Traced to Stuxnet

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TweetYumShareThis Flame Malware Code Traced to Stuxnet –Researchers find a link between the two different pieces of malware, suggesting that the U.S. government may be behind both 11 Jun 2012Did the U.S. government commission the recently discovered Flame malware? According to new research, the developers of the Stuxnet and Flame malware families crossed paths–swapping source […]

A Code of Conduct for Content Aggregators

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TweetYum By DAVID CARR, The New York Times As words and articles became digitized over the last 15 years, they began to float, there for the plucking and replication elsewhere. Words like “curation” and “aggregation” became the language of the realm, sometimes used as substitutes for describing the actual creation of content. What had once […]

Vatican ruled by ’omerta’ code of silence, whistle-blower claims

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TweetYumThe Vatican is ruled by a climate of fear and an ’omerta’ code of silence, a whistle-blower has claimed. The mole claims to be one of more than 20 people within the Holy See who have leaked sensitive documents to the Italian media in the last few weeks, in an affair that has been compared […]

Lawyers use ancient code in Assange’s last stand

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TweetYumShareThis Lawyers use ancient code in Assange’s last stand 02 Feb 2012 For more than four hours in the UK Supreme Court yesterday, there were references to complex European law, citations from 14th and 15th-century texts, and a quote from the Codex Iustinianus, dated 376 AD, all of which lawyers used in an effort save […]