Questions arising when a child finds dirty pictures on Dad’s “new” refurbished smartphone

Dad wasn’t pleased, after he purchased two refurbished cell phones he believed to be new, and his son immediately found photos and videos of naked folks doing nasty things on one of the devices. Dad’s lawsuit naming Sprint “and affiliates” claims the stars of the show were store employees who sold him the phones. Sprint […]

The Strip Club Dilemma: How businesses will be forced to balance their own security with customer privacy

A guy walks into a bar.  Oh, and it’s a bar with nearly-naked dancers, and VIP party rooms where it’s possible to spend thousands of dollars at a time.  Or hundreds-of-thousands, in this case. The Houston strip club, called Privilege, is suing James Jay Beckman for  $321,000 that was charged to his employer-issued credit card […]

Intellectual Property Disaster: Box.com snafu deletes author’s files

Worth reading:  This account by a fan of cloud storage who is newly wise to the dangers of storing proprietary data in the cloud. But the author, a journalist named Dan Tynan, wasn’t sufficiently hardened to suit Habeas Hard Drive.  After sharing how some of his work was lost when another Box.com customer was given […]