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ICANN is no longer a US controlled organization

ICANN is no longer a US controlled organization

On Wednesday September 30 an 11-year series of memorandums of understanding between ICANN and the US Department of Commerce expired. The same day the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers reached a new agreement with the DOC that... (Continue reading)

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UK and France considering to banned pictures of models and celebs edited in Photoshop

UK and France considering to banned pictures of models and celebs edited in Photoshop

United Kingdom and France are again raising questions of editing photos via Photoshop like image applications. Politicians in both countries are calling for legislation to regulate digital nipping, tucking, and smoothing of images in ads and elsewhere. The main... (Continue reading)

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European Union is introducing new rules governing the lower volume of music players

European Union is introducing new rules governing the lower volume of music players

European Union is introducing new rules governing the volume of music players. Under the new set of regulation the default max volume will be much lower than it is at present time. Thereby, the new policy will require iPods and... (Continue reading)

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Merrill scandal is not over yet, BofA is threatened by Cuomo

Merrill scandal is not over yet, BofA is threatened by Cuomo

According to Reuters, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo threatened in Tuesday’s letter to file charges accusing top Bank of America Corp executives of withholding essential details about its takeover of Merrill Lynch & Co. Besides, Cuomo’s office also... (Continue reading)

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Madoff whistleblower and SEC top enforcer to testify before Congress

Madoff whistleblower and SEC top enforcer to testify before Congress

Bernard Madoff’s whistle-blower and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s top enforcer will testify before Congress this week on how the SEC failed to uncover Madoff’s $65 billion fraud, a congressional panel said on Monday. ... (Continue reading)

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Lawsuit over “The Lord of the Rings” have been settled

Lawsuit over “The Lord of the Rings” have been settled

As it was reported Tuesday the heirs of J.R.R. Tolkien and New Line Cinema have settled the lawsuit over the profits gained from the production of “The Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Tolkien’s heirs sued New Line Cinema in... (Continue reading)

Inspector says SEC official’s relatives entrusted $2 million to Madoff scam

Inspector says SEC official’s relatives entrusted $2 million to Madoff scam

According to the agency’s watchdog, family members of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement official, whose unit got a tip in 2005 that Bernard Madoff may be running a Ponzi scheme, entrusted $2 million to the scam. Inspector... (Continue reading)

New program launched to show how credit card companies defraud customers

New program launched to show how credit card companies defraud customers

Americas Watchdog’s Corporate Whistleblower Center Monday, announced the launch of an initiative focused on banks and credit card companies, that double, triple, or even quadruple a credit card holders balance, after a non-payment, or after the bank, or credit... (Continue reading)