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Extending passwords best defence against password-cracking tools, report says

Longer passwords are harder to decode than those which are shorter but more complex in nature, according to a new study. 18 Aug 2014

ICO reiterates call for lowering of threshold for serving fines over unsolicited marketing activity

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has repeated its call for changes to the law to be made to make it easier for it to punish companies that engage in unsolicited marketing activity. 14 Aug 2014

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English court would not stay "unsustainable" claim to allow it to be tried by a foreign court

English courts would not 'stay' legal proceedings involving foreign parties to enable those proceedings to be brought in a court in another country in circumstances where those proceedings are unsustainable, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 07 Aug 2014

High Court upholds recognition of US arbitral award, but delays enforcement to give losing party opportunity to challenge

The losing party in an arbitration case decided in the US has been prevented from setting aside recognition of the award in England, but can delay enforcement by the winning party until it has had a chance to challenge the award in the US, the High Court in... 05 Aug 2014

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