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Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Suspicious fire at liquidated bank

15 June 2009  |  3831 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There's an interesting news snippet from Jakarta today about a fire at IFI Bank, which was liquidated by Indonesia's central bank in April. It's slightly suspicious, but not in the sense of the blaze being started deliberately. Firefighters say it was caused by a short circuit in a paper shredder, which caused a nearby sofa to catch alight. I don'...

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Andre EdelbrockEthoca - Toronto

Cybercrime Czar? Government bailout for cybercrime?

01 June 2009  |  4410 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Barack Obama announced last week that there will be a new Cybercrime Czar in the US reporting directly to the president. We wonder what, if any good that will do. Can he/she be more than a figurehead when the crimes they want to stop originate in the Ukraine or Bulgaria or Indonesia? Will they attempt to burden us with more ineffective regulation?...

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