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‘Fraudulent devices’

The English Supreme Court had the following to say regarding the standard insurance policy fraud clause which excludes liability if the insured makes a claim ‘by fraudulent devices’. The court said: ‘The expression is borrowed from a standard clause avoiding … Continue reading

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More Devices Gone Wild

A continuing series of interesting ways that things can go wrong with information technology. Previous installments are here and here. Devices Gone Wild IV: Hacking Critical Infrastructure through the IoT. Critical infrastructure is of course infrastructure – communications, power, transportation … Continue reading

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Hospital Devices Infected by “Conficker” Worm Virus

Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, Esquire and Catherine Bertram, Esquire According to MercuryNews.com, technologists monitoring the threat have determined that hundreds of medical devices used at hospitals throughout the country are infected by the computer worm known as "Conficker".  The … Continue reading

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Electronic Devices and Divorce

This post is part of our ongoing series exploring the impact of technology on legal issues.  For an introduction to the series and a collection of the posts in the series, check out this post. Bing. Bing. Bing. Bing.  That … Continue reading

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Smart Home Devices Used for Harassment?

The American Bar Journal reports that some people are harassing their spouses by remote manipulation of smart home devices, like thermostats, TVs and the like – turning the heat way up, or off, turning TVs or radios on and off, … Continue reading

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