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Posted 3 years ago in Internet Law by Mike Mintz  
The Internet Goes Black to Stop SOPA and Censorship

A funny thing happened to me today while using Wikipedia. At around 10am EST I got a taste of what Internet censorship must look like. While researching an article using one of my favorite free sites, Wikipedia, it went black on me and showed this message:   At first I panicked: “oh no! I broke Wikipedia!” Then I remembered that today, January 18, 2012, many websites are “blacking out” in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) that is …

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Posted 3 years ago in by David Baarlaer  
Farmers Insurance Pays $140M for Stiffing People Injured in Auto Accidents

Farmers Insurance has settled a class action lawsuit for close to $140,000,000 for mishandling claims made by hundreds of people injured in car crashes. Because of its claims adjustment procedures, Farmers either didn’t pay at all, or didn’t pay everything it should have paid, on personal injury protection (PIP) and medical payment claims filed for medical services needed by people injured in car accidents. The claims in question were filed from January 2001 to early February 2009. The case recently …

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