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Feds Shut Down Background Check Database Over Flaw

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal personnel agency whose records were plundered by hackers linked to China announced on Monday the temporary shutdown of a massive database used to update and store background investigation records after newly discovering a flaw that left the system vulnerable to additional breaches. 159 more words


CO - Dale Strehling's Disappearance and Tracking the Missing on Federal Lands | Westword

The size and scope of federal land holdings in this country — including national parks, monuments and more — is so vast that people can venture into them and literally disappear. 173 more words


New Massive Federal Database to Hold Financial Information on Hundreds of Millions of Americans

Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,by Mike Krieger

The war on privacy continues unabated, as the U.S. government continues to prove time and time again that it views the citizenry as a bunch of cattle to be branded, herded and dealt with at will. 327 more words


New federal database will track Americans' credit ratings, other financial information

BY RICHARD POLLOCK | MAY 30, 2014 | 6:00 AM 

As many as 227 million Americans may be compelled to disclose intimate details of their families and financial lives — including their  969 more words


New Federal database will track millions of Americans' financial records

  Apparently collecting the meta-data on virtually all Americans’ phone calls, monitoring our Facebook and other social media sites, and having access to our browsing history and the content of our emails through… 253 more words


MENTAL HEALTH: Gun Background Checks Clarified

(CNN) — The Obama administration is kicking off the new year with two executive actions meant to strengthen background checks on gun purchases.

The new actions, issued as proposed rules by the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services on Friday, are aimed at removing any legal barriers that may prevent states from submitting personal information to the federal background check system. 317 more words


Obamacare: How the IRS Can Still Hurt You

Most of us have contact with the IRS just once a year, but under Obamacare, that no longer is so.  Obama’s Affordable Care Act health law puts us under the  IRS’s thumb all  the time. 515 more words