November 2011

This looks like it has the potential to be a very interesting event: The University of Miami School of Law seeks submissions for “We Robot” – an inaugural conference on legal and policy issues relating to robotics to be held in Coral Gables, Florida on April 21 & 22, 2012. We invite contributions by academics,…

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MT @attractr Bejtlich: SEC Guidance Emphasizes Materiality for disclosing sec incidents: "new audience: shareholders" http://t.co/mlMts2Wd # RT @doctorow Just got to Occupy New School http://t.co/VjfVhFcN << I think Cory means something other than I would mean by this statement 🙂 # NYTimes reports man bites dog, I mean "Screening Still a Pain at Airports, Fliers…

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In possibly the worst article on risk assessment I’ve seen in a while, David Lacey of Computerworld gives us the “Six Myth’s Of Risk Assessment.”  This article is so patently bad, so heinously wrong, that it stuck in my caw enough to write this blog post.  So let’s discuss why Mr. Lacey has no clue…

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Let me start with an extended quote from “Why I Feel Bad for the Pepper-Spraying Policeman, Lt. John Pike“: They are described in one July 2011 paper by sociologist Patrick Gillham called, “Securitizing America.” During the 1960s, police used what was called “escalated force” to stop protesters. “Police sought to maintain law and order often…

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RT @risktical #riskhose pocast, Episode 14 http://t.co/5hF9YKlZ @adamshostack & 'feedback loops' – great content! @jayjacobs @alexhutton # New "blog" points to Risk Hose podcast #14 with me, @alexhutton, @risktical @jayjacobs http://t.co/8zaBLD8x # RT @CYBERLAWRADIO About to go live on CLBR with CMU Proff @lorrietweet on Why Johnny Can't Opt Out – on webmasterradio.fm # RT…

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