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While the trade and purchase of “conflict” diamonds has been well-publicized, other minerals are routinely mined and traded in war-torn countries such as Congo. Surprisingly, or at least not as well publicized, many of these minerals play an integral role in the development of cell phones.

Four minerals commonly used in cellphones [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 28, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

U.S. Copyright Czar launches public inquiry into how Americans think copyright infringement law can be improved.

FCC regulatory plan set to be launched soon has broadband providers on the defensive.

Costs associated with Tiger press conference will go to him, not taxpayers.

The end [...]

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of Jon and Kate Gosselin. How can you miss them? They have been tabloid fodder for weeks. People can’t seem to get enough of them, especially since allegations of their marital infidelity have emerged. However, long before U.S. Weekly and People began profiting from their sinking [...]

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