Trends: Age discrimination getting much harder to prove

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TweetYumMany feel that ageism and age discrimination in the workplace has been getting harder to prove and has been so for many years. Some that have been following the trends will remember the issue was surfacing back in 2009 and 2005 and the issue has periodically made headlines since then. The following collection of articles […]

Websites Can Legally Pirate Porn Movies, Prosecutors Rule

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TweetYum Torrent Freak March 23, 2013 For years Japan’s leading producers of pornographic movies have been battling to protect their content overseas. In particular they have focused on Taiwan where websites openly sell their videos and TV channels air their content without permission. The studios eventually took legal action, but to no avail. This week […]

Buffett: Banks Victimized by Evicted Homeowners

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TweetYum By Andrew Frye, Bloomberg.com Warren Buffett, who controls the biggest shareholding of the No. 1 U.S. mortgage lender, said banks were victimized by some homeowners who refinanced their loans before getting evicted. “Large numbers of people who have ‘lost’ their house through foreclosure have actually realized a profit because they carried out refinancings earlier […]

Goldman faces lawsuits over $15.8 billion in mortgages

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TweetYumShareThis Goldman faces lawsuits over $ 15.8 billion in mortgages 11 Nov 2011 Goldman Sachs Group Inc faces lawsuits over $ 15.8 billion worth of mortgage securities, the bank said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday, a more than 30-fold increase from the amount disclosed three months earlier. The aggregate figure, which is up from […]