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Monday Morning JETLawg

On February 17, 2014 By Bradlee Edmondson

Surveillance & Censorship:

The Washington Post reports that documents leaked by Edward Snowden show that the NSA received intelligence from Australia’s signals intelligence division on Chicago-based law firm Mayer Brown in relation to the firm’s representation of the Indonesian government in a trade dispute. In response, Indonesia’s foreign minister Continue Reading

Avatar, Inception, and Treatment of PTSD

On October 26, 2011 By Katie Kuhn

The U.S. Army is attempting to harness some of the innovative technology and creative thinking that gave us Hollywood blockbusters Avatar and Inception to help veterans combat nightmares associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 52% of veterans with PTSD report having frequent nightmares, compared with [...]

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In an effort to face the new threats of modern warfare, the Pentagon ultimately concluded the old ways were the best ways in threatening to use conventional forces in response to any cyber attack on the U.S in order to deter any such attacks. While several administrative figures have suggested in the [...]

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In perhaps a sign of the times, it was revealed over the weekend that Disney had submitted applications to purchase the trademark rights for “Seal Team 6″, the designation of the Navy special forces unit that killed Osama bin Laden during the raid of a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan where the terrorist [...]

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Still Waiting for a DeLorean Time Machine. . .

On October 15, 2010 By Christine Hawes

When one thinks of futuristic modes of transportation, especially those portrayed in science fiction movies and TV shows, there is a decided trend in what people believe/hope personal transport will look like in the future. Our media portrayal of the future seems to predict hover cars, spaceships, and cars that can [...]

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