Tracing Versus Tracking

Tracing Versus Tracking

On and off over the decades, with very little success, private and public institutions try their hand at generating interest in consumer tracing technology. Because of the very successful marketing strategies on the part of companies that focus on the more expensive,...
Docket DARS–2016–0035 (DFARS Case 2015-D035)

Docket DARS–2016–0035 (DFARS Case 2015-D035)

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System 48 CFR Part 245 [Docket DARS–2016–0035] RIN 0750–AJ11 Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Use of the Government Property Clause (DFARS Case 2015-D035) AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations...
DFARS Case 2015-D035: Low-Cost Solution

DFARS Case 2015-D035: Low-Cost Solution

Anybody who is involved with government contracting has to be mindful of the sharp teeth of G. L. Christian and Associates v. United States (a.k.a. the Christian Doctrine). The U.S. Court of Federal Claims, in its 1963 decision, makes it clear that the FAR and its...
IUID is a Glorified Serial Number

IUID is a Glorified Serial Number

When it comes to the property clauses of the FAR, DFARS, NFS and Green Book, there remains a great deal of confusion about the definitions surrounding what constitutes “marked property.” (HINT: It’s not the IUID which is akin to a VIN)....
Pickpocket Protection

Pickpocket Protection

When traveling in the United States or abroad, there are simple ways to protect yourself against pickpockets. It’s so important to take proactive steps to prevent being a victim of a property crime. It’s also important to have the tools to help the police...