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The Ice Bucket Challenge going strong for a noble cause

‘The Ice Bucket Challenge’ is about pouring a bucket of freezing water or ice cubes on self, in order to raise the awareness of the ALS Association. ALS is a medical name, which stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. “Lou Gehrig ’s Disease”, a famed New York citizen, who died from this disease, also recognizes the name.

The challenge has the motive of making the people aware of the neuromuscular disorder, by posing a challenge of either pouring the cold ice on self, or simply donating the money for the treatment of the disease at the ALS association, after losing the challenge.

This whole challenge began a month ago, and has taken quiet an amount of popularity in the United States

This whole challenge began a month ago, and has taken quiet an amount of popularity in the United States

This event has taken its popularity to such an extent that celebrities and politicians too have shown keen interest to participate and donate to this social cause. Recently, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Jaime King performed the challenge and uploaded the video on the internet to attract more participants to take up the challenge with them.

Within a month’s time, the challenge raised an incredible amount of $1.7 million and the credit goes to the media and internet for this popularity.

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David Nataf started his career as co-founder of Net Development, a leading French web integrators, employing 80 people. After the merger of Net Development with Reef publisher, David joined the law firm, Jean-Pierre Millet, with the defense of computer attackers and victimes specialty ("hackers") in cases between different organizations such as NSA or other members of the international interception 'Echelon' network from the UKUSA treaty or the US Air Force. He is the author of several books on information warfare, consultant for the European Parliament as an expert in computer security (SSI) and electromagnetic signals intelligence (SIGINT). David Nataf successively launched several start-ups of the Internet in the field of paperless technologies termination of contracts online (""); online subscription to early stage fundraising foreshadowing the model will retain more later the platform "", or free roaming mobile operators (MVNO). Given his specialty at the cross road of anti computer crime legal advising, Internet technology, media and anti-propaganda operations, David has naturally become an actor's influence on the Web, working for a think-tank representing french defense and Aerospace. He is architecting crypto farms and masternodes for cryptocurrencies in Asia and Israel technological parks. He graduated in Law from the Faculty of Paris, is a passionate graduated gemologist by Gemological Institute of America "GG", Gemmological Association of Great Britain "Cert-Ga", practical daily triathlon.

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