Posts Tagged ‘system’

Making a monster: How a racist, patriarchal system allowed serial killer Samuel Little to flourish

In January 2013, Samuel Little was convicted of murdering three women in Los Angeles during the late 80s. Already before then, he had been in prison and arrested for kidnapping and beating women. In fact, he had already been charged with murder in Mississippi in 1982 where a grand jury failed to indict him. In […]

Russia Scraps Carbon Trading System, Pollution Penalties After Uproar From Businesses

The Russian government has abandoned key provisions of a new climate legislation package after the country’s leading businesses mounted a significant protest, according to Russian daily Kommersant (via the Moscow Times). The abandoned legislation included quotas on carbon emissions at Russia’s largest companies, along with a national carbon trading system and strict penalties for the […]

DISA Wants a Pentagon-Wide Identity Management System

The Defense Department wants to stand up a system for managing the digital identities of every one of its personnel, and it’s looking to the security community for help. On Friday, officials at the Defense Information Systems Agency announced it was looking to create a system that would let the Pentagon oversee the […]