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Monday, August 19, 2013 Remarks Made at the Jeremy Hammond / Barrett Brown Fundraiser 19 August 2013 New York We live in times where our liberties are ever threatened.  Where the individual is presumed to yield to the state. Things that should not have ever been forgotten have, until recently, seemingly been lost to history. […]

Why We Can Stop Missiles But Not Hackers Hackers present both the public and private sector with some very unique challenges. Unlike traditional threats, which are often presented in very black and white terms, hackers are notoriously adaptable to new security measures and tend to discover vulnerabilities as fast as developers can fix them. Their […]

22 April 2013 Jay Leiderman on HuffPostLive http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/archive/segment/matthew-keys-fired-from-reuters/5175a67d2b8c2a42b900013f AP Story  Reuters editor charged with hacking: I was fired A Reuters deputy social media editor accused of conspiring with hackers to deface a story on a news website says he has been fired. His dismissal came the day before 26-year-old Matthew Keys was scheduled to appear in US federal court for […]

The United States Supreme Court has held that the Sixth Amendment requires “at a minimum, that criminal defendants have . . . the right to put before a jury evidence that might influence the determination of guilt. [Citations.]” (Pennsylvania v. Ritchie (1987) 480 U.S. 39, 56.)  Exclusion of necessary defense evidence is subject to due […]

Jeff Sessions as Attorney General will be a nightmare for legal and medical marijuana freedoms How the appointment of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General might affect both legal and medical marijuana in the 29 states that have programs and to what degree will the Federal Government may interfere with state’s rights to enforce the controlled […]

 

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