The figures were buried in the White House’s 2013 “Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement,” (.pdf) and they represent about 50 seizures a month following the operation’s adoption three years ago.
“The cutoff date suggests that MyDoom may in fact be a proof of concept, and that there are more to come,” said Natasha Staley, an information security analyst with MessageLabs.
This means two test-takers could select the same document from a list of search results, but be graded differently because of the way they got there.
Google has come under fire over the last year or so for its search- and ad-related business practices, with most of the activity taking place in Europe. The European Commission began an investigation in early 2010 after several of Google’s competitors filed complaints against the company. Price comparison site Foundem and legal search engine ejustice both accused Google of limiting competition by keeping their search rankings low on an algorithmic level—the Commission later announced that it was opening a formal antitrust investigation into the allegations.
Uber’s crises have come so fast that they’ve piled on top of one another. We’ve laid out some of the companies most infamous milestones.
Twitter has struggled to turn its 300 million users into a profitable business. The company has never made a profit, and while rapid revenue growth kept investors happy for a while, signs of trouble caused the stock to crash over the past couple of years.
“Europa is probably one of the hardest places to go visit in the solar system,” said engineer Brian Cooke of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, who has worked on robotic Europa concept missions. “It’s almost like the perfect storm of all the challenges of spaceflight in one place.”
Kriegeskorte’s posting policy has made a lot of people uncomfortable. He’s faced resistance from journal staff, scientific editors, and even one scientist who anonymously reviewed a paper that he reviewed openly. “People in the publishing business, my feeling is that they feel that this is deeply illicit,” Kriegeskorte says, “but they don’t know exactly which rule it breaks.” Still, after more than a year of this experiment with exclusively writing reviews on his blog—he’s done 12 now—Kriegeskorte says he’ll never write a secret review again.
“This will not be your grandfather’s factory,” said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. “This will be a high-tech facility that will attract workers of various skill levels to produce products that will really define where the economy is going to go for years to come.”