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Whistle-blowing Scientists (Trying To Prevent Dangerous Products From Reaching The Market) Sue FDA For Snooping On Their Personal Email Accounts

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Last year, we wrote about the federal whistle-blowing act, which was designed to give protections to federal employees who blow the whistle on federal fraud and abuse. For reasons that still aren't clear, that bill was killed by a secret hold by either Senators Jon Kyl or Jeff Sessions. That...
Whistle-blowing Scientists (Trying To Prevent Dangerous Products From Reaching The Market) Sue FDA For Snooping On Their Personal Email Accounts

Information of U.S. Federal Employees Exposed

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A hack in July last year of a computer used by third-party services provider Serco to support the Thrift Savings Plan run by the U.S. Federal Retirement Thrift....
Information of U.S. Federal Employees Exposed
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Whistle-blowing Scientists (Trying To Prevent Dangerous Products From Reaching The Market) Sue FDA For Snooping On Their Personal Email Accounts

www.techdirt.com
Last year, we wrote about the federal whistle-blowing act, which was designed to give protections to federal employees who blow the whistle on federal fraud and abuse. For reasons that still aren't clear, that bill was killed by a secret hold by either Senators Jon Kyl or Jeff Sessions. That...
Whistle-blowing Scientists (Trying To Prevent Dangerous Products From Reaching The Market) Sue FDA For Snooping On Their Personal Email Accounts

Child With Brittle Bone Disease Detained By TSA For An Hour

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It's no secret that I don't think much of the TSA. In addition to a long list of pieces we've done on what I consider one of the most useless government agencies, there's also the more recent story I covered discussing whether or not the agency's operations have resulted in...
Child With Brittle Bone Disease Detained By TSA For An Hour

Obama Administration Has Declared War On Whistleblowers, Describes Leaks As 'Aiding The Enemy'

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In 2008, now President Obama ran with the following as a key plank in his campaign: Protect Whistleblowers: Often the best source of information about waste, fraud, and abuse in government is an existing government employee committed to public integrity and willing to speak out. Such acts of courage and...
Obama Administration Has Declared War On Whistleblowers, Describes Leaks As 'Aiding The Enemy'

US Marine Corp. Provides Music In Response To FOIA Request, But Warns That Publishing It May Infringe On Copyrights

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A few months ago, we wrote about a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request made by Muckrock for the backing tracks recorded by the US Marine Corp. band for use during the Presidential inauguration. As was pointed out at the time, under US copyright law, works produced by federal employees...
US Marine Corp. Provides Music In Response To FOIA Request, But Warns That Publishing It May Infringe On Copyrights

Senate to consider stronger cybersecurity measures

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Federal employees would receive new training in cybersecurity, and changes would be made in how the government recruits and develops those who specialize in that field, under a bill scheduled for a Senate vote this week. Read full article >>...
Senate to consider stronger cybersecurity measures

Home Depot drops 10,000 BlackBerrys from employee belts

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Home Depot confirmed on Monday that it would be replacing 10,000 BlackBerrys issued to its executives and managers with iPhones—sending BlackBerry’s stock price tumbling by more than 4.6 percent at the end of the trading day. Further losses came in during after-hours trading. Things have been rough for the smartphone...
Home Depot drops 10,000 BlackBerrys from employee belts

Information of U.S. Federal Employees Exposed

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A hack in July last year of a computer used by third-party services provider Serco to support the Thrift Savings Plan run by the U.S. Federal Retirement Thrift......
Information of U.S. Federal Employees Exposed

Next Stop for Controversial Airport Scanners: Office Buildings?

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Say "cheese," federal employees!...
Next Stop for Controversial Airport Scanners: Office Buildings?

Concur’s stock soars after landing huge government contract

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Shares of Concur Technologies jumped nearly seven percent in heavy trading Monday after the Redmond maker of travel and entertainment expense management software announced a long-term deal with the U.S. General Services Administration. As part of the deal, Concur will manage online bookings, travel authorizations and vouchers across various U.S. government...
Concur’s stock soars after landing huge government contract

Information of U.S. federal employees exposed

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A hack in July last year of a computer used by third-party services provider Serco to support the Thrift Savings Plan run by the U.S. Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board resulted in unauthorized access to the personal information of about 123,201 TSP participants and payees, FRTIB said Friday....
Information of U.S. federal employees exposed
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