News tagged with rule

Encrypted VoIP not as secure as it sounds

(PhysOrg.com) -- Linguistics researchers working with computer scientists at the University of North Carolina have shown that voice conversations over the Internet, even if they are encrypted, are not as secure ...

May 26, 2011 report
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Comment: A right royal mess

The royal wedding raises concerns about rules of succession that reflect centuries-old prejudices against women and Catholics. But changing them will be a logistical nightmare, writes George Williams, UNSW’s ...

Apr 29, 2011
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How British is 'Rule Britannia'?

(PhysOrg.com) -- It is seen by many as an unofficial British national anthem – but an Oxford University academic believes she has discovered that Rule Britannia was heavily influenced by Greek literature.

Apr 14, 2011
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States push harder for online sales tax collection

(AP) -- Tax-free shopping is under threat for many online shoppers as states facing widening budget gaps increasingly pressure Amazon.com Inc. and other Internet retailers to start collecting sales taxes from their residents.

Mar 21, 2011
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Panel told no guarantee against unethical research

(AP) -- The nation has a "leaky system" for protecting patients in medical research, and it's possible - though unlikely - that the kind of unethical studies done in the past could occur again, bioethics experts told a presidential ...

Mar 01, 2011
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Fla. ruling Big Tobacco won comes back to bite it

(AP) -- A Florida Supreme Court ruling that threw out a $145 billion award against cigarette makers is biting Big Tobacco back, making it dramatically easier for thousands of smokers to sue and turning the state into the ...

Feb 18, 2011
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