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Story of the week: Twitter hack hearing hit by Zoombombers

This Friday our story of the week goes to the virtual bond hearing of the 17-year-old boy accused of hacking Twitter, which was interrupted by Zoombombers playing loud music and a pornographic video. Independent security journalist Brian Krebs, who attended the hearing, summed it up on Twitter by saying: “Judges holding hearings over Zoom need to get a clue.”

Deloitte Legal supports LawWorks in launch of UK Free Legal Answers

Deloitte Legal is supporting the charity LawWorks (the Solicitors Pro Bono Group), in developing and launching a UK-focussed Free Legal Answers online platform that virtually connects individuals in need of legal advice with lawyers who are able to provide it on a pro bono basis.

Litera hires former Marketo and Oracle executive Manoj Goyal as CTO

Litera will today (31 July) announce that Manoj Goyal will join the company as chief technology officer, effective immediately. Goyal brings more than 30 years of enterprise SaaS and cloud services experience to the position, having previously served as chief product officer and chief technology officer at Marketo, group vice president at Oracle, and executive director at Hewlett Packard.

New Zealand government algorithm charter leads the way

The New Zealand government claims to have become the first in the world to outline a set of standards to guide the use of algorithms by public agencies, once again shining a light on what governments around the world are doing to ensure scrutiny of tools that are increasingly being relied on in crucial areas such as criminal assessment and sentencing.

BT’s former head of legal vendor management joins Kalexius

BT’s former head of legal vendor management, Neil Willson, has joined global managed legal service provider Kalexius as head of consulting, we can reveal. Willson, who ran BT’s most recent panel selection under which the telecoms company cut its panel law firms from 40 to 15, is based in the UK and will help Kalexius grow its UK presence.

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