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Could Medical Devices in the Field Help Prevent Fraud?

By Andy Oram
September 26, 2011

Evidence from devices could verify that a treatment was necessary, that it was administered, and that it was effective.

Could Medical Devices in the Field Help Prevent Fraud?

By Andy Oram
September 26, 2011

Evidence from devices could verify that a treatment was necessary, that it was administered, and that it was effective.

Four short links: 27 April 2011

By Nat Torkington
April 27, 2011

Aaargh! Physicists! --the dangers of venturing outside your area of expertise is that someone will mercilessly point out your overconfident missteps, as happens here. Unless, of course, your new field is social media, in which case there are hundreds of thousands of sycophantic circlejerkers ready to retweet, link back, and Like your misbegotten ill-conceived content-free mindless dribblings. Crowdsourcing to...

Dusting for device fingerprints

Dusting for device fingerprints
By Julie Steele
March 1, 2011

BlueCava lets businesses identify devices that are coming to their websites. In this interview, BlueCava CEO David Norris discusses fraud prevention, privacy, and the state of reputation technology.

Big data thwarts fraud

By David Sims
February 8, 2011

Web-native payment platforms have a tremendous challenge combating fraud, but the solutions they have devised to deal with it have created enormous new opportunities. This is an excerpt from the "ePayments: Emerging Platforms, Embracing Mobile and Confronting Identity" report.

Electronic voting fraud--all the other types

Electronic voting fraud--all the other types
By Andy Oram
October 21, 2008

For years we've heard about the risks and failures of electronic voting. But election fraud takes place outside the voting place as well--in fact, a lot of it is aimed at keeping people away from voting places altogether. Today, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Common Cause, and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law have released comprehensive reports describing schemes found on the Internet that expedite fraud--and how to combat these schemes.


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