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On April 15, 2015 By Erin Webb April 12, 2015
In this era of technology, consumers are increasingly worried about protecting their private personally identifiable information. According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft topped the list of consumer complaints for 2014, beating out debt collection and imposter scams for the number one spot. Companies, such as LifeLock, make a profit out of protecting consumers’ [...]Continue Reading →
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Domain thieves beware: the consequences for virtual crime may be getting a little more real. The case of Daniel Goncalves, alleged domain thief, is expected to set new precedent in this area that has been untouched by criminal law until now. The arrest of Goncalves for the theft of domain name P2P.com was [...]Continue Reading →
Craigslist is once again in the news for enabling illegal activity. Above the Law, known for terrifying the legal community with the latest layoff numbers, recently reported on a “law student” who published a Craigslist ad of questionable legality with even more questionable “legal disclaimers.” Additionally, Cook [...]Continue Reading →
Two congressmen have proposed a bill that would require ISPs, businesses, and individuals to maintain all users’ Internet-usage records for two years. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX), presented identical bills– S.436 in the Senate and H.R.1076 in the House– in order to aid the fight [...]Continue Reading →
On June 3, 2008 By JETLaw June 3, 2008
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America and its effects are staggering. Not only has identity theft left over ten million victims at an average cost of $6,383 per incident, it has also made many people leery of shopping on the Internet. One in three adults during the Christmas season [...]Continue Reading →
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