A planned talk on RFID security by a security researcher has been pulled from this week's Black Hat Federal security conference after secure card maker HID Corp. claimed the talk violated the company's patent rights and threatened to take legal action against Chris Paget, the researcher, and IOActive Inc., Paget's employer, if the talk went forward.
(ElReg) It is illegal to send indecent or grossly offensive material to cause distress or anxiety to the recipient, even when it is done for political or educational reasons, the UK's High Court has said.
seti: Intent mattered in this ruling.
seti: "In March 2003, IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei embarrassed the White House when he told the U.N. Security Council that documents indicating Hussein's government in Iraq had sought to purchase uranium in Niger were forged. The Bush administration subsequently opposed ElBaradei's reappointment to his post." says it all, really
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Mutiny: Bombing will continue until morale improves.