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PIRACY, KIDNAP & RANSOM: UK BANS RANSOM PAYMENTS BY INSURERS [MISCELLANEOUS]

On 26 November 2014 the British Home Secretary introduced the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill to Parliament, part of which specifically deals with prohibiting the payment of insurance claims in respect of payments made in response to terrorist demands. The insurers of Piracy, Kidnap and Ransom, and extortion will be particularly...

DOJ Launches New Cyber Unit, Claims Privacy is Mission Critical

WASHINGTON D.C. – Leslie Caldwell, assistant attorney general in the criminal division of the Department of Justice announced on Thursday the creation of a new team within its Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) during a talk at a Georgetown Law conference titled, “Cybercrime 2020: The Future of Online...