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schestowitzAnonymous of Friday, 5 May 2023 at 13:12:00 GMT+1, it depends on what you mean by 'good drafting'. That could mean that the data in the spec is tightly focused on showing the technical effect or it could mean that the spec identifies all the possible technical effects that might be needed to overcome as yet unidentified prior art. The perceived and agreed upon contribution will be dependent on both these factorsMay 07 01:06
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schestowitz>@Rose Hughes<br /><br />The system not only permits the use of hindsight, it is based on hindsight from day one. Hindsight is inevitable for a search of prior art to be carried out since the examiner cMay 07 01:06
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schestowitzRe: the burden on Europe's tax payers if EUIPO needs to hire people: EUIPO is 100% self-financing. It has not received a cent from the EU budget since 1997. Hence, no additional burden on tax payers.May 07 01:06
-TechBytesBot/ | To encompass and embody: Applying the abstract principles of G 2/21 - The IPKatMay 07 01:07
-TechBytesBot/ | To encompass and embody: Applying the abstract principles of G 2/21 - The IPKatMay 07 01:07
-TechBytesBot/ | European Commission’s Draft Standard Essential Patents Regulation puts the emphasis on patent valuation - The IPKatMay 07 01:07
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schestowitz                                            <h5><a href="">VA: Fairfax County Public Schools</a> [iophk: Windows TCO]</h5>May 07 10:18
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schestowitz                                                <p>Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) has had numerous breaches in the past 15 years, including one ransomware incident that affected more than 170,000 former and current employees and students. Here’s a recent incident that just showed up on a state attorney general’s website.</p>May 07 10:18
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schestowitz                                            <h5><a href="">A rough year: first a ransomware attack, then a credential stuffing attack affecting more than 1 million patients.</a> [iophk: Windows TCO]</h5>May 07 10:18
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schestowitz                                                <p>On April 28, NextGen submitted a breach notification to the Montana Attorney General’s Office. Thinking it would be a report linked to the ransomware attack by AlphV (BlackCat) in January, DataBreaches prepared to write an update.</p>May 07 10:18
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schestowitzThe SEC just paid a whistleblower its largest-ever rewardMay 07 10:29
schestowitz                            <blockquote>May 07 10:29
schestowitz                                <p>An anonymous whistleblower who helped the US Securities and Exchange Commission catch a mysterious bad actor was paid $279 million dollars as a reward for their assistance.</p>May 07 10:29
schestowitz                                <p>Under the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, whistleblowers who help the agency enforce its rules are entitled to between 10% and 30% of financial penalties over $1 million paid by the wrong-doer. In this case, the whistleblower appears to have caught a financial actor who was compelled to pay between $930 million and $2.7 billion to the SEC.</p>May 07 10:29
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schestowitz                                    <h5><a href="">No more gas stoves? New York is first state to ban gas in new buildings.</a></h5>May 07 10:32
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schestowitz                                        <p>In 2021, slightly more than half of New York’s electricity came from clean sources like nuclear and renewables such wind, solar, hydro, and geothermal pumps, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The state’s goal is 70% emissions-free electricity production by 2030 and 100% by 2040. In addition to helping solve climate change, advocates say boosting green energy will creaMay 07 10:32
schestowitzte jobs, improve indoor and outdoor air quality, and lower utility costs.</p>May 07 10:32
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-TechBytesBot/#techbytes-No more gas stoves? New York bans natural gas in new buildings. - CSMonitor.comMay 07 10:32
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schestowitz                            <h5><a href="">Zimbabwe is launching a local digital currency alternative to the US dollar</a></h5>May 07 10:33
schestowitz                            <blockquote>May 07 10:33
schestowitz                                <p>Starting Monday (May 8), Zimbabwe will circulate digital tokens backed by gold reserves that people can use to conduct peer-to-peer payments and transact with businesses, John P Mangudya, the governor of the Reserve bank of Zimbabwe, announced on April 28. International gold prices determined by the London Bullion Market Association will dictate the local pricing of the tokens.</p>May 07 10:33
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-TechBytesBot/ | Zimbabwe is launching a new gold-backed digital currencyMay 07 10:33
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schestowitz                            <h5><a href="">Iranian Activist Gholian Handed Two-Year Sentence For Comments About Khamenei</a></h5>May 07 10:52
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schestowitz                                <p>Gholian was originally arrested along with more than a dozen activists, protest organizers, and workers during the Haft Tappeh Sugar Factory strike in November 2018. While most were released on bond the next day, Gholian was imprisoned for a month.</p>May 07 10:52
schestowitz                                <p>Her release from prison in Ahvaz in December 2018 was short-lived as she was again arrested in January 2019 after Iranian state television aired footage in which it purported to show Gholian confessing to taking part in alleged Western-backed efforts to overthrow the government. She promptly countered those accusations on social media by saying she had been beaten and forced to make a false confession.May 07 10:52
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-TechBytesBot/ | Iranian Activist Gholian Handed Two-Year Sentence For Comments About KhameneiMay 07 10:52
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schestowitz                            <h5><a href="">Iranian Activist Dies After An Attack That Teachers' Union Calls An 'Assassination'</a></h5>May 07 10:53
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schestowitz                                <p>The Iranian Teachers' Union's Coordination Council said on May 5 that Hossein Mahdipor, a sociology teacher and labor activist in the region, died from injuries he suffered in what it called "an assassination attempt" that occurred three days earlier.</p>May 07 10:53
schestowitz                                <p>Mahdipor, who was the administrator of a Telegram channel called Teachers' Demands, was attacked by unknown assailants on May 2, coinciding with Teacher's Day in Iran.</p>May 07 10:53
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-TechBytesBot/ | Iranian Activist Dies After An Attack That Teachers' Union Calls An 'Assassination'May 07 10:53
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schestowitz                            <h5><a href="">Two journalists given prison sentence over reports on prosecutor</a></h5>May 07 10:59
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schestowitz                                <p>Çelik did not attend the hearing while Yayla was present in the court room. In his statement, Yayla argues that "the duty of the press is not only to communicate and report the news, but also to transfer events related to human rights and public issues to the public sphere. The restrictions on freedom of expression must be applied narrowly when it comes to press freedom, as the impact of such transmisMay 07 10:59
schestowitzsions on public discussion and the protection of rights and freedoms makes it a legal necessity."</p>May 07 10:59
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-TechBytesBot/ | Two journalists given prison sentence over reports on prosecutor - englishMay 07 11:00
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schestowitz                            <h5><a href="">Police to replace bodycam system</a></h5>May 07 11:03
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schestowitz                                <p>Replacement cameras under consideration would send footage in real time to police commanders, allowing them to view developing situations as they happen. The new system is on trial use this year.</p>May 07 11:03
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-TechBytesBot/ | Police to replace bodycam system | News | Yle UutisetMay 07 11:03
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schestowitz                            <h5><a href="">Writers’ strike: Has the gig economy come for Hollywood?</a></h5>May 07 11:04
schestowitz                            <blockquote>May 07 11:04
schestowitz                                <p>The first writers’ strike in 15 years followed a breakdown in talks between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). The standoff revolves around financial compensation and job security in an era when streaming has reshaped Hollywood. In a document released Thursday, the AMPTP disputed the accuracy of WGA’s “gig economy” claims and May 07 11:04
schestowitzalso touted a proposed contract that includes “the highest first-year increase offered to the WGA in more than 25 years.”</p>May 07 11:04
schestowitz                                <p>The negotiations come down to an all-too-familiar dispute in Hollywood: How much are writers worth? For studios, the answer may be a financial calculation. For writers, that question isn’t just a monetary one. It’s also a matter of feeling seen and valued.</p>May 07 11:04
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-TechBytesBot/#techbytes-Writers’ strike: Has the gig economy come for Hollywood? - CSMonitor.comMay 07 11:04
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schestowitz>> cnx folk, your rss feed has been broken for 2 daysMay 07 11:31
schestowitzHi Roy,May 07 11:31
schestowitzSorry about that, and thanks for letting me know. It seems to be working again now.May 07 11:31
schestowitzThanks and Best Regards,May 07 11:31
schestowitzJean-Luc May 07 11:31

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