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Early warning

“SunTrust Sees Risk of Breach,” The Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2018 B3.  A SunTrust employee may have stolen information (names, addresses, account balances, and phone numbers) on 1.5 million customers. 50 more words

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Phone companies can't conspire, can they?

“Probe Focuses on Cellphone IDs,” The Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2018 B1.  DOJ investigates.

Are phone companies (and a standard-setting company) conspiring to make it harder for you to keep your phone number if you change carriers?  37 more words

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Going back to law school

“Comey’s Handling of Memos Is Investigated,” The Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2018 A1.

Apparently, the former head of the FBI (and a lawyer) considers memos he wrote in the course of his employment, about a meeting with his boss in his capacity as an employee, on his employer’s computers, to be personal documents, rather than government documents.  206 more words

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Leaks followed by leaks

Following the user reaction to reports of the disclosure and use of user data, FB is losing advertisers.  Has the Good Ship Facebook sprung a Titanic leak? 36 more words

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Public utility

Is YouTube a public utility, subject to government control and with an obligation to serve all comers?  Or is it something else, subject to different rules? 87 more words

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