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The Crimes Are Virtual But The Damages Are Real: The World Gathers In Brazil For The Congress On Electronic Crimes And Protection

Recently, our very own Fernando M. Pinguelo was able to sit down with Brazillian Cyber Law Attorney Opice Blum for a discussion on the Congress on Electronic Crimes and Protection.  Below is a partial transcript of their Question-and-Answer session:

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Pinguelo Appears on Fox’s The Strategy Room to Discuss Workplace Internet Abuse

  Bridgewater, NJ (April 23, 2010) – Fernando Pinguelo, a Member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., appeared as a guest on Fox News Channel’s live web show, The Strategy Room, hosted by Kimberly Guilfolye.  Pinguelo was interviewed about today’s headlines featuring internet abuse, including the Security and Exchange Commission Office of Inspector General’s 5-year investigation that revealed SEC employees and contractors visiting porn sites and viewing sexually explicit pictures using government computers. Ms. Guilfoyle’s guests today also included Richard “Bo” Dietl and Dr. Kathryn Smerling. 

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What Would You Want on a Deserted Island: Internet Access, a Cell Phone, or Cable TV?

Americans have voted and the numbers are in. According to a recently published report by Pew Internet and American Life, Americans prefer internet access, by a landslide, over having a cell phone or cable TV. The reason: Many surveyed found internet access to be comparable to necessities such as electricity and running water. Those questioned also explained that the internet allowed them to remain connected with their communities and have access to economic opportunities.

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Twitter Crackdown by Iranian Government (With Tweets From an eLL Embedded Contact)

s As rioters continue to protest the recent election in Iran, the Iranian government’s internet blockade has becoming increasingly stringent, threatening to rival that of China’s. Currently, CNET.com reports that Facebook, MySpace, Flickr, the BBC, and YouTube websites have been blocked, controversial keywords are prohibited, and numerous blogs have been restricted.

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