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Security is Action…Privacy is the Result of Action

What is the difference between security and privacy? Many of my clients are small and midsized businesses. They often express confusion over what each of these terms (neither of which have a universally-accepted definition) actually means, how they are different, and how they are similar. This is important for business leaders to understand so they can make appropriate decisions within their information security and privacy...

Introducing the Google News Publisher Center

(Cross-posted on the Google News Blog)Webmaster level: AllUPDATE: Great News -- The Publisher Center is now available in all countries where Google News has an edition.If you're a news publisher, your website has probably evolved and changed over time -- just like your stories. But in the past, when you made changes to the structure of your site, we might not have discovered your new content. That meant a lost opportunity for your...

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A Western Coastal Liberal State Blockade Limiting Exports of Coal to China?

This article suggests that a coalition of liberal Vancouver, Washington, Oregon and California may all limit the ability of Montana and Wyoming of shipping their coal to China.  In Econ 101, we teach that boycotts don't work because somebody will have an incentive to purchase the good at a low price and violate the boycott.  But, this Econ 101 logic abstracts away from geography and ideology. Permit me to explain.  Look at a map...