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International Worker’s Rights Remain A Strong Issue

June 6, 2015

(In light of Apple’s recent issues with Foxconn, I thought I’d post this gem from the past.) Levi Strauss & Co. and Reebok Corp. are among the first three companies signing on to a new campaign created by the International Labor Rights Fund and other groups to promote workers’ rights in Chinese factories. The companies […]

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Universities Fight Term Paper Websites With Fire

May 28, 2015

A university lawsuit against Internet-based sellers of term papers once again raises a question that is cropping up across the net: Are World Wide Web-based businesses subject to the laws of every country, state and town where surfers connect? “The courts are wrestling with this jurisdictional issue,” said Stuart Smith, a partner at Gordon & […]

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IP Law And 1394 Cores

May 12, 2015

Intellectual property (IP) provider Sand Microelectronics will target a market which some are referring to as “the only sure thing,” when it introduces a pair of synthesizable IEEE-1394 soft cores here at the IP’98 conference, a move that also expands the company’s growing list of PC peripheral bus macros. Sand is unveiling two soft IEEE-1394 […]

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The Constitution: Reframers Not Allowed!

May 2, 2015

The men who wrote the U.S. Constitution dreaded an imperial President, and they feared an unrestrained Congress. Either could destroy the new democratic Republic. So they established an ingenious system of checks and balances to prevent either branch from encroaching too far on the prerogatives of the other. But the Founders considered the judiciary to […]

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The Supreme Court On Sexual Harrassment

April 15, 2015

The Supreme Court’s message: Put your pokey in writing, communicate it to every employee, and follow up on complaints. The Supreme Court issued two sexual-harassment rulings last summer that should both worry and hearten employers. On the downside, the court ruled that under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, companies can be […]

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Must Knows With RAID 10 Recovery And External Drives

April 11, 2015

The first thing that you need to do if you are in the progress of RAID 10 recovery is to determine if the problem is software or a hardware failure. After determining the costs, you can take the next step further and necessary to resolve your issue. The hardware failure is cost by damage in […]

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Aborigine Decision Looks To America’s Bill Of Rights For Leadership

April 7, 2015

In a way very similar to the way the US views the Civil Rights period in the 60s, the movement for aboriginal rights has been to Australia in the 1980’s and 90’s. Some historical background is in order. Ever since Governor Phillip landed at Sidney Cove in 1788 and claimed what is now known as […]

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