The Sony cyberattack - apparently state-sponsored - obviously raises solemn concerns, including national…
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Google Seeks to Exploit Sony Cyberattack for Its Own Self-Interest

The Sony cyberattack - apparently state-sponsored - obviously raises solemn concerns, including national security and the very safety of American citizens.

Accordingly, immediate public discussion should focus primarily upon the gravity of the attack and how the Internet, one of the most transformative and beneficial innovations in human history, can sometimes become a tool for those with destructive and even deadly intent.  While Sony Pictures, its employees, and its customers were the immediate victims this time, the reality is that this could happen to anyone and any enterprise.  In fact, such attacks on other companies and individuals occur at an alarmingly accelerating pace.

Leave it to Google, however, to attempt to profit from the attack and leverage it on behalf of its own…[more]

December 19, 2014 • 03:09 pm
 Overregulated: Obama EEOC Criminal Conviction Rules Creating Catch-22 for Employers

Overregulated: Obama EEOC Criminal Conviction Rules Creating Catch-22 for Employers

New Obama Administration regulations against considering criminal convictions of job applicants vividly illustrates that increasingly common dilemma.

How to Defund Obama’s Executive Amnesty

How to Defund Obama’s Executive Amnesty

An earlier letter from CRS says that even in cases where Congress can’t exercise control through annual appropriations, it always retains the power to determine the amount of a fee and how it can be spent.

CFIF Christmas Quiz

CFIF Christmas Quiz

Take our 12-Question Christmas Quiz and test your knowledge of Christmas-related Americana.

Obama’s Moral Blindness on Cuba

Obama’s Moral Blindness on Cuba

These are not, to use the euphemism of choice in diplomatic circles, people we can do business with.

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—Stephen F. Hayes, The Weekly Standard
— Stephen F. Hayes, The Weekly Standard
 
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