Tag Archives: LA Times

How to Guarantee The Win

This is a post script to the Dorner saga. It seems that even in death Christopher Dorner has created a spot of bother for the LAPD. Joel Rubin of the LA Times wrote that there have been 40 requests by fired officers to have their cases reviewed. Gary Ingemunson, attorney for the Los Angeles Police […]

Dorner Part 3: Aftermath

Christopher Dorner has mostly faded away since the end of Dorner’s war on February 12, 2013. The Los Angeles Police Department has made efforts to further discredit him. What news there has been is about who will get the promised reward money, or how the LAPD and its officers suffered during Dorner’s war, or how […]

Dorner Part 1 – Asymmetrical Information and adverse selection

The LAPD’s actions have cost me my law enforcement career that began on 2/7/05 and ended on 1/2/09. They cost me my Naval career which started on 4/02 and ends on 2/13. According to Dorner, he was fired from the LAPD because he reported his training officer for excessive force; kicking a suspect in the […]

Interesting Opinion Out of China

Thanks to its democratic nature and incomparable efficiency and effectiveness in disseminating information, the Internet has become a popular platform where the otherwise voiceless can speak out… This is a quote from an editorial in ‘The China Daily,’ which is an English language online newspaper run by the Chinese government, according to Barbara Demick of The Los […]

North Korea’s New Website

While perusing the LA Times this morning, I found this. The appropriately named Deborah Netburn muses on the discovery that the country uses a $15 template for their website. Apparently a political science student doing research on the country quickly and easily figured out where the most totalitarian nation buys it’s website templates. Turns out the […]

Companies turn to hired hackers

From the LA Times, W.J. Hennigan writes about defense contrators who are hiring hackers to secure themselves against outlaw hackers and corporate espionage. I found it particularly interesting not because these companies face any particular threats I would be concerned with, but  with this: Lynn A. Dugle, Raytheon Co.’s president of intelligence information systems businesses, […]