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  • firms
  • In the case of software patents, moreso in that they take resources (primarily money which gets redirected to legal teams) from firms who are forced to research existing patens, and also defend themselves against IP lawsuits. (techdirt.com)
  • enforcement
  • Fed up with crumbling relationships between law enforcement officers and the people they served, Krasner secured the position by promising to clean house and start representing the people's best interests, rather than just law enforcement's. (techdirt.com)
  • Because it allows bad people to do bad things and get away with it -- a sentiment echoed by any number of law enforcement officials and intelligence agency heads. (techdirt.com)
  • Former Ontario Privacy Commissioner, who has stated that " encryption is freedom " and taken legal action against local law enforcement for sharing sensitive medical information with US law enforcement agencies. (techdirt.com)
  • Oddly, the FCC didn't seem too concerned that dead people were filing comments to the FCC website supporting their extremely unpopular decision, and even actively blocked law enforcement investigations into what happened. (techdirt.com)
  • time
  • Gus Cairns talks to four people who were diagnosed with HIV only just in time to save their lives - and the daughter of one who wasn't. (aidsmap.com)
  • It's like having "only 2 bad teachers", over time they can screw up a whole lot of people. (techdirt.com)
  • Many of these are issued for algorithms - the vast majority of the time, these algorithms are only available outside the company via patent! (techdirt.com)
  • I've seen patents issued (granted, this was a long time ago) for using a particular color on a "dummy" terminal. (techdirt.com)
  • From time to time I see people repeat the claim that DeCSS was only made possible because a DVD player manufacturer forgot to "protect" their DVD player. (slyck.com)
  • often
  • This growth will place increasing pressure on current mechanisms, with people often denied the opportunity for self-determination that could happen if they have appropriate support. (odi.govt.nz)
  • I helped to organize it [Digital Equilibrium Project] with McKinsey's help with the idea that people on various sides were talking past one another, often without the facts," former Executive Chairman of RSA Art Coviello told eWEEK. (techdirt.com)
  • Against the backdrop of the FBI's efforts to force Apple to help it break into iPhones, Coviello hopes a balanced discussion of the issues may result in workable common ground between parties he feels often "talk past each other. (techdirt.com)
  • think
  • As Mullin points out, however, these kinds of cases have increased in recent years, as the culture and legal framework we've created, that overvalues ideas and undervalues execution, leads people to think that just because they had an idea -- even if they had nothing to do with the execution -- they deserve a cut from those who did execute. (techdirt.com)
  • Personally I think its more a cultural development than a legal one. (techdirt.com)
  • huge
  • Regardless of how the rest of the case plays out, this is already a huge victory for transparency over an issue that has gone unanswered by the FCC and its current leadership for too long. (techdirt.com)
  • Case in point: IBM may gain quite a bit of revenue from "silly" ideas that were patented, but they do so at the expense of maintaining a huge legal department to handle all of their patent issues. (techdirt.com)
  • likely
  • The fact that Trump's FCC has become a rubber stamp for every shitty idea coming out of AT&T's, Verizon's and Comcsast's collective heads should also likely clue people into which direction deal approval was leaning. (techdirt.com)
  • privacy
  • The EDPS is quite worried that no one seems to be taking privacy issues into account in the ACTA negotiations -- and, in fact, suggest that privacy issues should have been included from the very beginning. (techdirt.com)
  • idea
  • The idea behind it sounds like it makes sense: if a company wrongs a bunch of people, the ability to bundle them all into a class, and get recompense via a single lawsuit seems like a good idea. (techdirt.com)
  • place
  • The National Association of Evangelicals' resolution, passed unanimously by the group's board of directors, recommends that immigration laws provide a path for the undocumented to eventually gain legal status, place a high priority on reuniting families and reduce backlogs of petitions in those areas. (ilw.com)
  • Office
  • 6 The Office for Disability Issues has been working with disability sector organisations and government agencies to promote and develop a shared understanding of modern decision making for people with cognitive impairment. (odi.govt.nz)
  • Krasner dropped all existing marijuana possession charges and stated his office would no longer pursue charges against people possessing minor amounts of the drug. (techdirt.com)
  • families
  • 1 Disabled people and their families say that what they want most is to have equal opportunities to live a good life, over which they have choice and control. (odi.govt.nz)
  • Next
  • Your next steps A booklet with information for people who've just found out they have HIV. (aidsmap.com)
  • makes sense
  • They don't have an official policy on this yet, but do admit that it makes sense to "evolve" to keep up with what people are doing. (techdirt.com)
  • years
  • This issue has been consistent over the years, most recently in public consultation during 2016 that informed the revision of the New Zealand Disability Strategy. (odi.govt.nz)
  • health
  • Quarterly bulletin on sexual health and HIV policy issues in Europe. (aidsmap.com)
  • with regard to their financial affairs, their health and personal welfare or some other legal matter. (wikihow.com)