Fertile Friday

Several nuggets in today’s Journal.

Page A1: “New Credit Scores to Ease Access to Loan,” Wall Street Journal, August 8, 2014 A1 Forcing companies to reduce the amount of weight given to facts, such as unpaid medical bills sent for collection.

Page A5: “Murkowski Tells Begich: Take Me Out of Your Ads,” Wall Street Journal, August 8, 2014 A5 Apparently, implying support from the other party is a no-no.

A7: “Pilots Say U.S. Failed to Assess Ukraine Threat,” Wall Street Journal, August 8, 2014 A7 Apparently, flying over a war zone isn’t an obvious danger, and needs a government assessment.

B1. “Yahoo and Google Plot Spy-Free Emails,” Wall Street Journal, August 8, 2014 B1 Apparently, encryption option on gmail and hotmail. Only 20 years late.

B1. “How Do You Insure a Driverless Car?” Wall Street Journal, August 8, 2014 B1 Regulators rush to keep up with technological advances.

C1. “Deutsche Bank Gets Slapped,” Wall Street Journal, August 8, 2014 C1. Weak systems and poor oversight lead to Agency order.

This is just a sampling. What do we take from this?[sorry; couldn’t insert links; technical problems posting remotely.

Do information issues arise daily? Does the Government affect the quality of information you can get and use? Does the FTC control political advertising?  Do companies ignore obvious risks, or accept them, only to regret their decision later? How will discovery handle a large collection of encrypted emails?

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