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WAPO Ignores Privacy Concerns In Rallying Cry For CISPA

Jesselyn Radack, April 22, 2013

The Washington Post features an editorial singing the praises of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), an innocent-enough sounding law that passed the House last week, but permits private corporations unprecedented sharing

'Corruption Comebacks': Suzanne Folsom on Duty at Academi (Xe, Blackwater)

Bea Edwards, February 25, 2013

notebook_attSo just last week, we heard from Suzanne Folsom, the general counsel and chief compliance officer at 

Terrifying! “Economic Jihad” and Cyber Surveillance

Bea Edwards, February 12, 2013

House_of_RepresentativesThis week, the House of Representatives will consider the “Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act,” a piece of legislation that would allow America’s intelligence agencies to share and protect the voluminous data they collect about America’s citizens with the keepers of America’s financial infrastructure, among others.

Business Roundtable's High-Handed Cybersecurity Plan: Shielding Corporations from Basic Accountability

Bea Edwards, January 28, 2013

800px-Hundred_dollar_bill_04This month, the Business Roundtable (BRT) posted an alarming proposal: "More Intel

Whistleblowers' Case Against Rolls-Royce Moves Forward

Hannah Johnson, June 05, 2012

Rolls-Royce builds more than just swanky cars, but according to whistleblowers, other products aren't nearly as stellar.

Whistleblowers and Muppets Urge Justice to Prosecute Financial Fraud

Bea Edwards, March 22, 2012

In this past Sunday's New York Times, Gretchen Morgenson set out the lesson learned from Greg Smith’s 

For Bankers, the Fix is in at the Justice Department

Bea Edwards, March 09, 2012

Eyal Press wrote an interesting piece this week, comparing the excessive attention that Justice Department prosecutors have directed at whistleblowers in the national security world in recent years to the absolute disinterest with which these same attorneys treat Wall Street whistleblowers.

Corruption at the Inter-American Development Bank: The Fox-In-The-Henhouse Syndrome

Bea Edwards, December 12, 2011

It seems that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is holding an accountability gala (invitation here) this week called "Leveraging Transparency and Integrity as a Condition to Sustainable Development." There will be a transparency carnival conducted by The Institutional Capacity and Financ

Xe (Blackwater) Hires Disgraced AIG "Compliance Czar" Suzanne Folsom

Bea Edwards, September 16, 2011

Last week Corporate Counselreported that infamous military security firm Xe (previously Blackwater) has hired Suzanne Folsom as its first chief regulatory/compliance officer and deputy general counsel.