Bloomberg Reporters Used Shady Terminal Access To Spy on Finance Types

Trading on Wall Street is basically a huge game of poker and it would be kind of hard to bluff or cover your strategy if Bloomberg News reporters were watching your Bloomberg terminal to track your every move. So you'd assume that said reporters wouldn't abuse their corporate affiliation like that, because it would be… » 5/12/13 9:00am 5/12/13 9:00am

Appeals Court Rules Computer Code Is Not "Property" and Can't Be Stolen

Sergey Aleynikov, an ex-Goldman-Sachs programmer, spent a year in prison for downloading source code of the firm's high-speed trading software before his sentence was overturned in February. Today, the court explained why—downloading computer code doesn't constitute stealing under the National Stolen Property Act. » 4/12/12 1:00am 4/12/12 1:00am

Hey Banksters, the New York Times Is In Ur Emailz LOL!

A New York Times story this morning about poor Fabrice Tourre, the colossal dick who sold fraudulent mortgage securities for Goldman Sachs, is based in part on secret emails between Tourre and his attorneys that the Times obtained from some weird ex-hippie artist who says she got them from some dude who found them in… » 6/01/11 2:20pm 6/01/11 2:20pm