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  • Another Reason Why You Should Be Invested In VirnetX [View article]
    Hey sonic thoughts, looking at the patents virnetx has relating to the secure domain name imitative their method of establishing secure communications is unique. Moreover VirnetX has stated they have what the government is looking for, In a technology sense, to increase their level of cyber security.

    This was posted on virnetx'a website in 2010 hopefully this will answer some of your questions as all of the information regarding the topic is not publically available to me, only virnetx has their future plans and information.

    Scotts Valley, Calif., February 5, 2010– “The Cyber Security Research and Development Act passed today by the U.S. House of Representatives is long overdue because even one cyber attack against key infrastructures could paralyze the U.S. economy,” stated Dr. Victor Larson, Director of Research and Development for VirnetX Holding Corporation (NYSE Amex:VHC; CIA)-derived patented technology portfolio.
    Dr. Larson pointed out that recent research by the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit (, a non-profit research institute that assesses the economic impact of cyber attacks, stated that a single wave of cyber attacks on critical infrastructures could exceed $700 BILLION which is the equal of 50 hurricanes hitting America at one time.
    According to Dr. Larson, “The recent cyber attacks on Google, Inc. and other U.S. companies by hackers raises the need for securing the Internet with high-level security solutions that must include new sophisticated secure communications technology. These attacks are a wakeup call for companies because security issues with the Internet could cause loss of revenue. Even more important is that lack of security is a barrier to providing products and services over the Internet which can be an important market channel. Until security issues are solved the overall growth of Internet-based commerce and services could slow.”
    Larson also commented, “The real issue today is that the Internet infrastructure and the operating systems of the computers must be secured in new and fundamental ways. The present Internet was never designed with security in mind. Its overwhelming adoption for commerce and system control has attracted the criminal element. The Internet must morph into a network that has security at its core. This must be achieved seamlessly so that we transition into the next generation secure network without adversely impacting the Internet capability we currently have. The four players that will make this transition a reality are the Internet Service Providers (, Cellular Phone Service Providers (, the operating system providers for every Internet attached device, and the Secure Domain Name System (SDNS) that seamlessly enables authenticated secure connections between all the devices on the network.”

    Also, VirnetX is going to charge for their secure domain services, an ongoing fee like a service charge plus an upfront payment to be in the registry. That is the most obvious way they can profit from this section of their technology. If there is anyrhing you can add, in a productive manner it would be appreciated.

    Feb 12, 2013. 06:53 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dead Company Walking: 5 Reasons BlackBerry 10 Marks The End [View article]
    Great article, hit all the right points
    Feb 4, 2013. 06:21 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Vringo Post En Banc [View article]
    Timely and straight forward. Thanks for sharing.
    Dec 16, 2014. 12:48 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Imageware's Inflection Point (Finally) Upon Us? [View article]
    Awesome article and research Lou, thanks for sharing!
    Aug 14, 2014. 04:23 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Needs To Succeed In BRIC Countries To Grow, But Its Chances Seem Slim [View article]
    Nice coverage Michael, thanks for sharing your article.

    Jul 3, 2014. 12:13 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: I Absolutely, Positively, Disagree With Ugly Duckling, I Think, Maybe [View article]
    Amen R.S. thanks for the article!
    May 6, 2014. 05:08 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • RPX And IPRs: Let's Play Hide The RPI. [View instapost]
    Great article Jeff, thanks for sharing.
    Apr 10, 2014. 12:53 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Adamis Pharmaceuticals: Still No Love After Uplisting To Nasdaq [View article]
    Extensive coverage, thanks for the article Joe.
    Apr 8, 2014. 11:20 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • No Longer Posting At Seeking Alpha [View instapost]
    Sad to hear you go Tom, the best of luck. You have a lot of integrity.

    Mar 27, 2014. 09:06 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook Will Continue To Capture Explosive Mobile Ad Growth [View article]
    Platonic, that is definitely a concern depending on the breadth of it, but then again, Facebook is one of the best places to advertise over a billboard!
    Mar 25, 2014. 10:25 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Activision Blizzard Fails To Have Worlds Patents Ruled Completely Invalid; Case Marches On [View article]
    PP, thanks for your timely information and analysis.
    Mar 14, 2014. 09:29 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Galaxy S5 Dive Sets Up The iPhone 6 To Thrive [View article]
    Agreed Rollo!
    Mar 5, 2014. 08:41 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford Stock Due To Pop [View article]
    Thanks for the article QTR, added a little here.
    Mar 5, 2014. 11:02 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pendrell Corp.: Nokia Partnership And Lawsuits Against Apple, Amazon, Huawei And Motorola [View article]
    Patent News,

    Glad to see you got your article published. This is a very interesting story, I am looking forward to both investigating this more and seeing your updates in the future.

    Feb 10, 2014. 01:00 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Questcor Will Definitely, Surely, Assuredly, Certainly Not Be Trading At $50 When Q3 2014 Starts [View article]
    Straightforward and solid analysis as always - the title is awesome as well. I agree with you 100% of HLF and QCOR.

    Thanks for the read QTR
    Jan 8, 2014. 10:33 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment