Max Mosley enjoyed sexual practices which many might find odd. But that was his business, so when in 2008 a now-defunct British tabloid wrongly dubbed him a participant in a "sick Nazi orgy", he sued it for breaching his privacy and won.
Washington Center for Equitable Growth | Understanding the Wall Street View of the World–and Why It Doesn’t Change: Monday Focus: March 17, 2014: Let us start with Paul Krugman, commenting on a piece by Noah Smith:
TORONTO — All of the facts have yet to emerge in a police shooting at a Toronto subway station, but it has renewed debate over how officers in Canada’s largest city use force.
A few dozen of protesters turned out Sunday night for a rally outside the downtown subway station where an 18-year-old was shot Friday night and sent to hospital.
One of the protesters, Sakura Saunders, says frontline officers are too quick to shoot in confrontations and that only senior officers should have guns.
The cache of emails between Apple and Google over their allegedly illegal agreement to not compete for each others' employees is producing more gems. This time, Pando has found an email exchange between Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Apple founder Steve Jobs about a Google recruiter who was caught trying to poach an Apple staffer. The staffer was fired, and Jobs reacted by sending a "smiley face" in an email.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said hackers have attacked some computers by exploiting a bug in Windows first disclosed two months ago by a Google Inc researcher, who came under fire at the time for publicizing the flaw without going to the software company first.
There was so much excitement generated last week over Elon Musk's hyperloop idea, that the world almost forgot that California already has a high-speed rail project in place. A very, very expensive project.