Stanford University's Cyberlaw Clinic and the Electronic Frontier Foundation asked a federal court for a temporary restraining order last week seeking to halt voting-equipment maker Diebold Inc. from sending legal threats to organizations that have published the company's leaked documents on the Internet. More than 20 universities, activists, and ISPs have refused to remove internal Diebold documents that the groups say reveal serious security questions surrounding electronic voting. The documents, which were stolen by a hacker earlier this year, contain E-mails, company memos, and software bulletins dating back several years. A hearing is scheduled for Nov. 17.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.