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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

Category: Politics,The Law Author:

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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Mar 21 2012

Afghan shooting as a simple litmus test of media credibility

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On the night of March 11, Staff Sergeant Robert Bales walked out of the Kandahar Army base in which he was stationed and (allegedly) murdered 16 civilians – nine children, four men and three women. Mostly children. While I’d like to say that the Western media’s approach to covering this gruesome saga is surprising, it’s […]

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