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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Republicans Only Oppose NSA When ‘Big Brother’ Isn’t Them

Let’s cut to the chase: If Big Brother wants you, he’s got you, Act 215 telephone “metadata” notwithstanding. This disconcerting fact of modern life has been true more or less since the invention of the camera, the microphone and the tape recorder. See the excellent German film The Lives of Others for details. The Stasi […]

January 29, 2014

SEC Leaders Leaving To Coach Private Sector On Reforms

Two experienced Securities and Exchange Commission officials who helped oversee reforms resulting from the 2008 financial crisis announced today that they are leaving the SEC for private sector jobs. James Brigagliano–the former deputy director of the SEC’s trading and markets division–is leaving after 25 years at the SEC to work for the law firm Sidley […]

September 19, 2011