- Homepage: http://www.xerox.com/
June 2002: "Xerox Corporation offers an array of innovative document solutions, services and systems -- including color and black-and-white printers, digital presses, multifunction devices and digital copiers -- designed for offices and production- printing environments. It also offers associated supplies, software and support." http://www.xerox.com/go/xrx/template/019d.jsp?view=Factbook&id=XAG
January 2005: The court cited a key 1984 case, also brought by the entertainment industry, which argued that Sony Corp.'s Betamax technology for recording television programs allowed for mass copyright infringement. The court sided with Sony, ruling that if a technology had "substantial" legal uses, its purveyors could not be held responsible for illegal activities. Xerox Corp., for example, would not be responsible for illegal copies made on its machines.http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A31332-2005Jan23.html
Role Name Type Last Updated Owner of (partial or full, past or present) PARC (Palo Alto Research Center, Inc.) Organization Jul 5, 2007 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Scientific Data Systems Organization Dec 4, 2006 Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Ms. Anne Mulcahy Person Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Eric E. Schmidt Ph.D. Person Jun 2, 2006 Organization Executive (past or present) Paul Strassmann Person Sep 4, 2006 Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Rick Thoman Person
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Jan 15, 2011 Can Your Camera Phone Turn You Into a Pirate?
QUOTE: As the technology in cellphones advances, higher-resolution cameras, image-enhancing software and high-clarity screens make it delightfully easy to capture a photograph and view it later. There may not be Web sites devoted to purloined pictures — there are such sites for music or videos — but many people have a cavalier attitude toward using cameras to obtain copyrighted material.
New York Times Mar 28, 2007 Let's Make a (Bad) Deal
QUOTE: Unfortunately, many American companies are taking a whack at both the pensions and the plans of their employees by converting retirement benefits into schemes known as "cash-balance plans."
Smart Money Oct 19, 2005 Sleuths Crack Tracking Code Discovered in Color Printers
QUOTE: ...Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco consumer privacy group, said it had cracked the code used in a widely used line of Xerox printers, an invisible bar code of sorts that contains the serial number of the printer as well as the date and time a document was printed.
Washington Post Jan 24, 2005 Tech Firms to Seek Legal Protection From Pirating: Internet File Sharing at Issue in Supreme Court Case
QUOTE: At issue is the continuing popularity of Internet file-sharing services, whose software lets users swap digital music, videos and software regardless of whether they are copyrighted works that should be paid for each time they are sent to another consumer.
Washington Post Aug 18, 2004 Women Employees Sue Costco
QUOTE: Although Costco's U.S. workforce of 78,000 is nearly 50 percent female, just one in six managers are women, according to a civil rights complaint filed in federal court in San Francisco.
Washington Post Aug 14, 2002 Rights Group Rates Gay-Friendly Firms
QUOTE: Hundreds of companies have embraced gay-friendly personnel policies in recent years, according to a report released yesterday by the Human Rights Campaign.
Washington Post Jul 13, 2002 Just a Few Rotten Apples? Better Audit Those Books
QUOTE: In 2001, 270 public companies restated the numbers in their financial statements...Those numbers prove that there are more than the "few bad apples" in the orchard that President Bush would have us believe...
Washington Post Jun 29, 2002 Tweaking Numbers to Meet Goals Comes Back to Haunt Executives
QUOTE: ...the slope from earnings management to earnings manipulation to fraud is a slippery one, and during the boom the incentives to cheat became ever more compelling.
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