Daily Archives: November 15, 2014

Markets, Privatization , and Corruption

[Translate] Markets, Privatization , and Corruption Social Research By Debra Satz 1 December 2013 in recent decades, market provision has replaced or partially substituted for government provision in many arenas. During the 1970s and 1980s in the United States and … Continue reading

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Ukrainian website reports 4,000 ” mercenaries ” buried in Russian mass grave

[Translate] Ukrainian website reports 4,000 ” mercenaries ” buried in Russian mass grave BBC Monitoring Ukraine & Baltics 14 November 2014 08:55, Text of report by website of TSN news service of Ukrainian private One Plus One TV on 14 … Continue reading

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Serco chastened by costly lesson in outsourcing risk

[Translate] Serco chastened by costly lesson in outsourcing risk By Neil Maidment LONDON Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:38am GMT A Serco flag is seen flying alongside a Union flag outside Doncaster Prison in northern England in this December 13, 2011 … Continue reading

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Can private firms solve Egypt’s security problem?

[Translate] Can private firms solve Egypt’s security problem? Without proper regulation and training, experts say private security firms will play a limited role in maintaining order in Egypt Sherif Tarek, Saturday 1 Nov 2014 Universities in Egypt with security firm … Continue reading

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KBR, Incorporated v. Metzgar

[Translate] KBR, Incorporated v. Metzgar Pending petition Linked with: Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. Harris 14-105 Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term 13-1241 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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The Mercenaries: Ex-NSA hackers and their corporate clients are stretching legal boundaries and shaping the future of cyberwar

[Translate] The Mercenaries Ex-NSA hackers and their corporate clients are stretching legal boundaries and shaping the future of cyberwar. By Shane Harris Illustration by Charlie Powell Excerpted from @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex by Shane Harris. Out now … Continue reading

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