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 The Cutting Edge Symposium

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Cybersecurity + Law Enforcement: The Cutting Edge Symposium
8:00 am - 5:15 pm
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By Peter Margulies
Cybersecurity is a major growth area in the law, as well as a central challenge for policymakers, corporate managers and ordinary citizens. Knowing about threats to private, business, and government...

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  • December 19, 2011 |
    From the Providence Journal: "Johnston lawyer sues Facebook over privacy" by Gregory Smith, Journal Staff Writer PROVIDENCE, December 18, 2011 — On his personal Facebook page, lawyer Edward Stravato [RWU Law '11]  lists some of his interests and favorite movies and posts photographs. Although he is on Facebook, the dominant Internet social-networking site, which links participants with their “friends,” Stravato does not find Facebook to be very friendly. He dislikes its privacy practices...