Students’ Subway Security Talk Canceled by Court Order


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Students’ Subway Security Talk Canceled by Court Order
By Michael McGraw-Herdeg and Marissa Vogt
STAFF REPORTERS
Three MIT students will not be presenting their security research at the annual DEF CON hacker convention this weekend because of a temporary restraining order filed by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on Friday afternoon. The students — legally represented by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit advocacy group — are appealing the order.

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Read/download the court documents here
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The students’ proposed presentation and the court documents generated by the MBTA lawyers make for fascinating reading.

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Maximum Sanctions Imposed for Failure to Return Down Payment


Astrada v Archer (2008 NY Slip Op 51675(U))

In this matter, resulting from a real estate transaction that never closed, the Court, pursuant to 22 NYCRR ァ 130-1.1 (a), awards costs of $40,600.50 to plaintiff Faith Astrada and imposes the maximum sanction of $10,000.00 upon defendant Regina Felton, Esq., for her “frivolous conduct” that “is completely without merit in law,” in violation of 22 NYCRR ァ 130-1:1 (c).
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Click on link above to read entire decision.
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Hat Tip to NY Law Journal