Posted by DWT
No End in Sight: Data Breach Tally Approaches 100 Million (9/25/06 - ETC News)
The total number of records containing sensitive personal information involved in security breaches over the past two years now stands at 93,754,333, according to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. The updated tally includes thousands of instances of data exposure in the past month alone.
"Not a Suicide Pact": A Stone-Posner Conversation (9/23/06 - The Huffington Post)
In commemoration of Judge Richard Posner's newest book, Not a Suicide Pact: The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency, Judge Posner and I participated in the following four-part exchange on the American Constitution Society blog.
OMB issues data breach guidance (9/22/06 - GCN)
On the heels of the House Government Reform Committee issuing the results of their data breach survey, the White House and its Identity Theft Task Force outlined steps agencies should take in responding to an identity theft or ways to prevent one from happening.
Congress Unlikely to Pass Wiretapping (9/27/06 -- Associated Press)
Congress is unlikely to approve a bill giving President Bush's warrantless wiretapping program legal status and new restrictions before the November midterm elections, dealing a significant blow to one of the White House's top wartime priorities.
White House wins more support for warrantless wiretapping law (9/26/06 - San Jose Mercury News)
The White House and its allies Monday chipped away at objections to proposed legislation for warrantless wiretapping, winning new support among reluctant Senate members and hoping for passage of the measure before this weekend's congressional recess.