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Trademark Website

November 8, 2016
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Trying to get the perfect website name is almost impossible. If you have a competitive niche or topic, getting the perfect name is impossible. Sometimes it is possible to get something close to your perfect domain name. If this is you, stop! You may be setting yourself up for trouble. Finish this article to find […]

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The Increase in Mobile Biometric Device Use by Law Enforcement Agencies

April 14, 2014
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Over 100 years ago, a French police officer named Alphonse Bertillon (April 24, 1853 – February 13, 1914) applied the anthropological technique of anthropometry to law enforcement. Anthropometry was used for the purpose of understanding human physical variation and in various attempts to correlate physical with racial and psychological traits eventually becoming the first scientific system used […]

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How to block annoying EU cookie alerts in 3 simple steps

April 22, 2013
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As the topic of the online tracking and privacy becomes increasingly sensitive, some national governments try to regulate this. However, as it often happens, the implementation of new laws leaves much to be desired. EU Cookie Law An EU cookie law is a good example of a poor implementation of a great idea. Since the […]

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CISPA – The Latest Internet Enemy #1 from USA

April 9, 2012
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The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is quickly becoming “the new SOPA/PIPA”, though it’s not exactly the same, it does open for some of the same worries as SOPA and PIPA did. If you want to read the full text of the bill, you can do that here, or scroll to the bottom […]

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New Cookie law might require users to “opt-in” on Danish websites

March 1, 2011
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We have covered the European Union “cookie issue” in a few previous articles: February 2009: New Cookie Law Will Require User Consent Before Placing Cookies December 2009: The Dreaded Cookie Law Crumbles November 2010: EU’s Cookie Law still being chewed on – might end up requiring users to “opt-in” for browser cookies… Now there’s once […]

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Don’t bring your DSLR to Kuwait – it’s banned! Unless…

November 23, 2010
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… you’re part of the press. Because, in the mindset of the Kuwaiti government, only journalists should be able to carry a DSLR in public. Well, that’s just FUBAR‘ed, if you ask me! The Next Web blogger, Ahmad F Al-Shagra, believes the ban is because most people of Kuwait don’t want their pictures taken by […]

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EU’s Cookie Law still being chewed on – might end up requiring users to “opt-in” for browser cookies…

November 23, 2010
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A year ago we wrote about a new European Union cookie law which would require user consent before placing cookies on a computer. A month later we wrote how the cookie law crumbled as it wasn’t carried into effect yet because of issues with the original wording of the Act. In this case, a cookie […]

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I wish I could play online poker on my iPhone…

November 1, 2010
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I remember back in the days, probably 6-7 years ago, when online poker was really starting to become popular. It was everywhere, on television, in the newspapers, online – they gave us updates from the big tournaments such as WPT, WSOP etc. Then there was a few poker players who sort of became “celebrities” in […]

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The Dreaded Cookie Law Crumbles

December 15, 2009
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One month ago I wrote about a new cookie law, already approved in the EU, which would require user consent before a website is allowed to place cookies on the users computer. Even though the law was actually already approved, it was not carried into effect yet and thank god for that. Had it been, […]

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New Cookie Law Will Require User Consent Before Placing Cookies

November 13, 2009
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This is so whacked I couldn’t believe my own eyes when I first read about it. I don’t mind EU at all, I actually prefer to be in the European Union and all that crap, but every now and then something comes along that makes you wonder how stoned those law-making people really are and […]

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