Yahoo! awarded by US Court against lottery fraud scammers

Yahoo awarded by US Court against lottery fraud scammersBy order of US District Judge Laura Taylor Swain on 5.12.2011 in the matter of Yahoo Inc. as Plaintiff against Daiann Nakchan et al. as Defendants (case file No. 08 Civ. 4581) Plaintiff's motion for judgment by default is granted, The Clerk of Court is respectfully requested to enter judgment in favor of Plaintiff and against Defendants Nakchan, Chinedu Mbonu, Chibuzor Mhonu, Ausdith Investments Ltd., and Alamin Industrial Corp., jointly and severally, in the total sum of $610,039,500 (comprising a statutory damages award of $27,000,000 under 1117(c), and a statutory damages award of $583,039,500 under the CAN-SPAM Act).

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Internet users should not have any expectation of privacy

Internet users should not have any expectation of privacy

On June 23, 2017 the federal judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, in the matter of Playpen, a hidden offensive service on the Tor network that FBI seized by the means of a network investigative technique that identifies the visitor’s IP, denies Defendant’s Motion to Suppress ruling that computer security is ineffectual against hacker attacks and therefore, internet users should not have any expectation of privacy even if using countermeasures as hidden networks.

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Google underpay women? Department of Labor is investigating

Does Google underpay womenThe US Department of Labor has received compelling evidence of “systemic compensation disparities against women” within the entire workforce of Google. The regional director of Department of Labor, in April 2017 has testified before San Francisco court in an ongoing investigation that Google is violating federal employment laws with its salaries for female workers “in the most common positions at Google headquarters”.

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Google pays academics for written support

A report unveils Google is paying academics for written supportAccording to a report issued by the Wall Street Journal, Google's Academic Inc., Google has paid academics and professors to write papers supporting its views on public policy issues.

The report is based upon a study conducted by the non-profit advocacy group Campaign for Accountability that discovered 329 research papers concerning policy subjects published between 2005 to 2017 and funded by Google.

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