Global Corruption

Since the turn of the century, Transparency International has produced the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). This Index ranks countries from 100, very clean, to 0, very corrupt, bases on “their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys.” The CPI defines corruption as"the misuse of public power for private benefit.” The … Continue reading Global Corruption

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Sony Pictures Hack: Was it North Korea?

On November 24th, 2014, the Guardians of Peace, otherwise known as the “#GOP,” hacked into Sony Pictures computer systems, stealing information, posting rants from Sony's various social network accounts, defacing their website, and disabling their computer systems. The stolen information has been posted across the internet. Part of the stolen content includes five films: four … Continue reading Sony Pictures Hack: Was it North Korea?