Wednesday, 14. March 2007

FBI Slips Demand Patriot Act Cuts

A national security letter, or NSL, is a special request for records that (unlike a search warrant) is never seen by a judge. Under the expanded powers granted by the USA Patriot Act, any FBI field supervisor can lawfully issue an NSL and serve it on libraries, telephone companies and businesses to get records on anyone in the country. All that's required is an FBI certification that that the records are "sought for" or "relevant to" an investigation "to protect against international terrorism or clandestine intelligence activities." There is no judicial or Department of Justice review, and the agency can keep the information it obtains forever. old shit

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The Bribery Act

The Bribery Act is effective from 1st July 2011 and is one of the most impactful pieces of legislation in the past few years. It's introduction affects businesses of all sizes. This website will provide information about the Bribery Act and how it affects UK and international businessesneed to take steps to prevent commercial bribery.

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