Archive | April, 2011

Episode 22: The Royal Wedding Edition

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On this edition of the Rocket Lawyer Podcast, we’re talking about Apple, Sony, Wikileaks, and the royal wedding. First, Charley and Juli discuss habeas corpus rights for Gitmo prisoners and the coordinated hack of Sony’s Playstation Network. Patrick T. Ryan stops by to discuss the royal wedding, the difference between a prenup and a postnup,…
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Playstation Network Hacked, But is Sony Liable?

77 million Playstation Network users are still offline after Sony’s online records were breached late last week. What Sony is calling an “external intrusion,” was likely a coordinated invasion of their network. Former hacker Kevin Poulson believes this was a “serious, focused attack,” and Sony admitted an abundance of personal data has been compromised. In…
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WikiLeaks Releases Guantanamo Documents

Wikileaks Strikes Again, Releases Files on Guantanamo Detainees

WikiLeaks made news again earlier this week when they released files about Guantanamo detainees. While the U.S. has never had a comfortable history with the detainment center in Cuba, the contents of the files are particularly disturbing in that they give the distinct impression that the program is ineffective. Doubtless, many are wondering why we…
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Poker Hand and Poke Chips

Episode 21: The High Stakes of Online Gambling

This week’s Rocket Lawyer podcast finds us delving into the world of Online Poker with special guest I. Nelson Rose. Mr. Rose is an expert on gambling and the law who literally wrote the book on the subject entitled, fittingly, “Gambling and the Law.” Along with Charley Moore and Juli Olsson, he discusses the shaky…
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Apple iOS4 Stores User's Tracking Data

You Can’t Hide From Apple — iOS4 Stores Tracking Data

Late last week, two British security experts went public with their discovery of a hidden file on the Apple iOS4 system that records where the user’s iPhone has been and when it was there. This database of information is stored by default and, perhaps of more concern, is unencrypted. Every time a user backs up her…
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