News tagged with law

Anthem breach: A gap in federal health privacy law?

(AP)—Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age—an omission that seems striking in light of the ...

Feb 06, 2015
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Tiger nations to set up anti-poaching network

Thirteen countries which are home to the world's dwindling population of wild tigers Friday agreed to establish an intelligence-sharing network to fight traffickers, concluding an anti-poaching conference ...

Feb 06, 2015
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Bosnian Serbs pass law limiting freedom of speech

(AP)—Lawmakers in the Serb part of Bosnia passed a controversial law Thursday that allows authorities to fine people who post offensive content on social networks—a move rights activists have labeled as limiting freedom ...

Feb 05, 2015
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MAPPING explores Internet's impact on society

Do you remember how the Millennium bug had everyone sitting on the edge of their seats some 15 years ago? If such a blackout occurred right now, we would immediately take stock of how much the Internet has become ubiquitous ...

Feb 03, 2015
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China demand threatens tiger protection

Soaring demand for tiger parts in China has emptied Asia's forests, frustrating efforts to protect the big cats, wildlife experts said as an anti-poaching conference opened in Kathmandu Monday.

Feb 02, 2015
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'Tiger heavyweight' Nepal hosts anti-poaching summit

Nepal's success in turning tiger-fearing villagers into their protectors has seen none of the endangered cats killed for almost three years, offering key lessons for an anti-poaching summit opening in Kathmandu ...

Feb 01, 2015
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Google's Waze app endangers police: LAPD chief

Google's newly acquired Waze application poses a danger to police because of its ability to track their locations, the Los Angeles police chief said in a letter to the tech company's CEO.

Jan 28, 2015
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