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Mexican workers fight to get wages paid back to them

Mar 15, 2011
Some 'braceros' have been waiting more than 50 years for payments promised to them by the Mexican government after legally working jobs in the U.S.
Posted In: Law, Mexico

Amazon affiliate program ends in Illinois

Mar 11, 2011
The mega retailer is closing down its affiliate program in the state of Illinois after Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill that would require...
Posted In: Amazon, business, government, Law, Taxes, Web Culture

Online gambling for Atlantic City?

Mar 3, 2011
Today, Gov. Chris Christie will decide whether to allow New Jersey residents to gamble online. Something that's illegal on the federal level, but...
Posted In: business, gambling, government, Law, new jersey

Lots of fuss about the D-block

Mar 3, 2011
We're coming up on the 10 year anniversary of September 11th, and there's still a lot of squabbling about creating a separate network for public...
Posted In: at&t, Congress, government, Law, spectrum, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon

States pushing online gambling

Mar 2, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports that New Jersey seems to be the first state to make a major effort to legalize online gambling as a means of...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, gambling, government, Law, new jersey

Social networking to stop street harassment of women

Mar 1, 2011
Women traveling for business have a place to share stories they rarely get a chance to. Ihollaback. Stoptreetharassment.com and other sites create...
Posted In: Law, privacy, Web Culture, world

U.S. puts Chinese search engine on "notorious" list

Mar 1, 2011
The U.S. Trade Representative's office released a list Monday of "notorious markets" for counterfeit goods. At the top, China's search engine Baidu...
Posted In: China, Congress, government, Law, security, world

Court will hear case on pornoscanners

Feb 25, 2011
On March 10, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear arguments in a case about whether the use of the body...
Posted In: government, Law, privacy, TSA

Facebook adds new relationship statuses

Feb 18, 2011
Soon, Facebookers will be able to designate themselves as "in a civil union" or "in a domestic partnership". This in addition to "married", "single...
Posted In: Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture

Collins, Lieberman, Carper introduce cybersecurity bill without "kill switch".

Feb 18, 2011
This is the bill that everyone was saying had a "kill switch" for the president to shut off the internet. The bill dropped late last night does NOT...
Posted In: carper, collins, government, Law, lieberman, privacy, security

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