October 16, 2021

The Editor Speaks: How could this happen? RCIPS cannot have watched “Dixon of Dock Green”.

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When a person or persons rob someone or a business and there are witnesses to it, notably the person who is robbed, an eyewitness report is taken. Then normally. and we see this on television cop shows all the time, formal identification procedures take place. These include an ID parade and a photo spread. Normally. […]

Plane Diverted, Passengers Thrown Off Over Knee Defender Altercation

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By hipstomp From core77 Last year we wrote about the Knee Defender, a pair of plastic gizmos that an airplane passenger can use to prevent the person in front of them from reclining. We wrote it up in utter dismayed fascination at a product directly designed to increase one’s comfort while inconveniencing another; we called […]

Cayman Islands: A lost Cat – Have you seen Jackson? A found Pup – do you know who her owner is?

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From CARE – Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts at [email protected] Jackson is Missing, have you seen him? Jackson is large grey tabby cat who is 14 years old and microchipped. He has been missing from his home since Saturday 23rd August he lives at Forest Haven apartments behind kings sports centre, Tropical Gardens area. He never […]

10 answers to credit card questions [Consumerist] get asked all the time

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By Kate Cox From Consumerist NOTE: Article written as it applies to the USA – some differences may apply here in Cayman Islands Credit cards come with a lot of fine print. But the scene isn’t just complicated for cardholders; it’s complicated for the retailers that accept them, too. What needs signing, and what doesn’t? […]

BlockScore lands $2M in funding for making I.D. verification easier

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By Catherine Shu From techcrunch In 2012, about 7 percent of all people aged 16 or older in the U.S. experienced identity theft, with their financial losses totaling $24.7 billion. Christopher Morton is familiar with the crime because in 2007, he had his identity stolen. Fortunately, the thieves were prevented from obtaining new credit cards, […]

Cayman Islands proposals for registration and licenses for directors; What you need to know

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From Solomon Harris The Directors Registration and Licensing Bill 2014 The Cayman Islands Government (‘CIG’) is set to introduce new legislation on licensing and registration for directors of Cayman Islands (‘Cayman’) corporate regulated funds. A draft Bill is out for industry consultation, which may change the detail of some of the current proposals. The legislation […]

Your body odor could be your new ID card

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By Nic Halverson for Discovery News From Mashable Facial recognition, fingerprints and iris scans could soon take a back seat to the newest biometric identification method on the block: body odor. Researchers at Spain’s Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, in collaboration with tech firm IIia Sistemas SL, are developing a system that can verify people by […]