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.
IT's Reputation: What the Data SaysInformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
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.