Legally Speaking

Mo’Nique Comedienne and actress Mo’Nique has called for a boycott against Netflix. According to the Oscar winning actress the streaming television service is guilty of gender and race-based pay inequities. Mo’Nique said she was offered...

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It seems the cops don’t need a warrant to know where you are. A federal appeals court handed down a ruling on Tuesday declaring that the public has no reasonable expectation of privacy when it comes...

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Right now in the U.S. there is a serious focus on the police. As black people we know this was long overdue. But the scrutiny has to go beyond police action on the streets. More...

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For years, phone-tracking devices known as Stingrays have been a closely guarded secret of law enforcement. But  according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal that may be about to change. According to the WSJ...

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Congress Not Interested in Cyber Security

October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a move to spur the move to pin and chip cards President Obama signed an executive order directing government agencies to shift to the use of chip-and-PIN cards. The order directs the use of the...

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Employees Can Vent on Social Media

September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board permits employees to vent their displeasure with their employers on social media. The decision was made public in August and involved employees of the Triple Play Sports...

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Home Device Spying Law Gathers Dust

August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

If black people don’t know by now then you need to wake up to this. Your home and mobile devices have been spying on you and delivering the details of your life to marketers, device...

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Online Tracking of Children Legislation

July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Senate bill s1700-113, “Safeguards Against Tracking Children Online” is currently being considered in the U.S. Senate. The bill is intended to ban online tracking of children. In the bill the definition of a child is...

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Supreme Court Says No to Cellphone Searches

June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you remember my previous article on this subject the question was “can police search a cell phone of person under arrest without a warrant?” And the answer came today in a unanimous decision;  the...

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In a precedent setting case a Florida Court has approved a settlement against Avmed  for a data loss.The decision was handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th District of Florida. AvMed, a...

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