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Massachusetts Court Case Setting Precedent?

On Friday, June 16, 2017, a Massachsetts court convicted 20-year-old Michelle Carter of involuntary manslaughter after her boyfriend committed.. Read More

"Catfishing" -- Will the Real [Name] Please Stand Up.

Social media makes it incredibly easy to impersonate virtually anyone.  As a result, online scams (often referred to as "catfishing") involving.. Read More

Protecting Yourself from Cyberbullies and Hackers

Today, our computers and mobile devices present numerous avenues for dangerous activity. Hackers often try to cause financial and reputational harm.. Read More

Will the Real Stephen Colbert Please Stand Up?

For nearly two decades, Stephen Colbert entertained and educated many of us as his ultra-conservative and faux-newscaster alter-ego, “Stephen.. Read More

NKU Cybersecurity Symposium Provides Insight Into Cutting Edge Cyber Issues

Last week, I had the privilege of speaking at Northern Kentucky University's Ninth Annual Cybersecurity Symposium on the topic of biometric.. Read More

FIC Discusses Cutting Edge Legal Issues at FBA National Convention

Earlier this month, Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. attorneys attended the Federal Bar Association National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. During the.. Read More

D.C. Circuit Rules that Agency Emails on Nongovernmental Accounts are Subject to FOIA Requests

This year, the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. For half a century, FOIA has generated a large body of both.. Read More

Will Virtual Reality Transform Real-World Laws?

Star Trek: The Next Generation introduced the holodeck: a virtual reality (VR) apparatus utilizing hard-light holograms that create a virtual world.. Read More

Biometrics – With Great Data, Comes Great Cybersecurity Responsibility

Sam Raimi's 2002 film Spiderman included timeless advice from Ben Parker: "With great power, comes great responsibility."  Uncle Ben's advice is.. Read More