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Jan 06 2016

US spying causing more legal problems for businesses

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Foreign Affairs has a good article that goes into some detail on how the United States’ persistent and indiscriminate violations of privacy are causing more problems for businesses needing to operate within the requirements of international law. The ECJ’s Safe Harbor ruling has now forced Washington to decide whether it values its unrestricted ability to spy […]

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Jun 28 2012

Full moon at the asylum: Reactions to the PPACA decision

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Early this morning the Supreme Court of the United States announced its ruling on the controversial PPACA bill (often referred to as ‘ObamaCare’) that has been the subject of much rhetoric and what passes for ‘debate’. In short, they voted to uphold the entire bill – and the reactions by some on the right are a […]

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Nov 04 2009

Keep your pesky science out of our policy

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The laughable state of drug laws in the UK has been getting some play recently, with the news that Prof. David Nutt has been sacked for daring to intimate that perhaps placing cannabis in the same broad category as amphetamine and codeine is somewhat unreasonable. Understandably, his colleagues have begun resigning in a show of […]

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