Tag Archives: DOJ

Team Telecom Offers Recommendation to FCC on Pacific Light Cable Network’s Application

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Team Telecom has recommended that the Federal Communications Commission deny Pacific Light Cable Network’s (PLCN) application to establish direct undersea cable connection between the U.S. and Hong Kong citing national security risks. “PLCN’s high capacity and low latency would encourage U.S. communications traffic crossing the Pacific to detour through Hong Kong before reaching intended destinations in other parts of the Asia Pacific region,” DOJ said in the report.

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Rona Bunn Named Full-Time CIO at International Trade Administration

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Rona Bunn, acting chief information officer of the International Trade Administration, has been appointed to assume her role on a full-time basis, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Tuesday. She holds over two decades of technical leadership experience, having formerly served as chief of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) automation staff.

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Justice Dept Addresses Coronavirus Fraud Website

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The Department of Justice has ordered the shutdown and investigation of a business that claims to be a provider of COVID-19 coronavirus vaccines. A website, known as coronavirusmedicalkit.com, charges a $4.95 shipping fee for what the business claims to be a vaccine kit authorized by the World Health Organization, DOJ said Sunday.

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Thomson Reuters Acquires Pondera Solutions to Advance Fraud Solutions; Steve Rubley, Jon Coss Quoted

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Thomson Reuters has acquired Pondera Solutions, a leading provider of technology and advanced analytics to combat fraud, waste and abuse in healthcare and large government programs, Thomson Reuters announced on Thursday. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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DOJ Discusses Dark Web Legal Concerns in New Document

The Department of Justice's (DOJ) Cybersecurity Unit has published a document that addresses the legality of certain intelligence-gathering approaches. The unit tackled methods that utilize online "dark web" forums where contributors discuss computer crimes and sell illegally obtained data, DOJ said.

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