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Congressman Wants Two Year Ban On Internet Legislation
2012-11-29 10:59:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yesterday, California Republican Congressman Darrell Issa proposed a draft bill with intent to protect the Internet. Issa´s bill doesn´t encourage moving forward, such as installing high-speed fibers in rural areas or building Wi-Fi networks for whole cities. Issa´s draft bill also doesn´t stymie the progress of the Internet by proposing harsher punishment for copyright infringement or allow big...

2012-06-25 23:03:26

The Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) — The MACPA, representing its 9,000 members today launched its Center for Transparency, Performance Management, and Accountability using XBRL (TPMAx). The Center is designed as a collaborative community that will explore uses of structured financial data to help governments, businesses, not-for-profits, and standard setters decrease internal reporting costs and compliance burden, increase efficiency and transparency, and...

2011-04-14 14:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today asked the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee to investigate Google's misrepresentations about its "cloud computing" services as the Internet giant has tried to sell them to the federal government, as well as state and municipal governments. In a letter to Darrell Issa, (R-CA), Jamie Court, president of the nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group, and John M. Simpson, director of its Privacy...

2011-01-24 08:23:00

Calls For Hearings And CEO Schmidt To Testify Under Oath SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today sent Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) a 32-page report detailing how Google has inappropriately benefited from its close ties to the Obama Administration, including how NASA's Moffett Airfield, near Google's world headquarters, has been turned into a taxpayer-subsidized private airport for Google executives used for corporate junkets. A growing fleet of...

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2009-09-24 10:55:00

The size of the federal payroll has jumped by 25,000 workers since December 2008, while nearly 4 million private U.S. jobs were lost, government records show. Critics of the $787 billion economic stimulus package passed in January say the spending has not impacted the intended target, as the unemployment rate has risen to 9.7 percent. However, the size of the government's civilian workforce has grown 1.3 percent since December, USA Today reported Thursday. The only thing we have seen...

2005-09-22 16:22:51

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A militant Jewish activist was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for his role in a 2001 bomb plot that targeted a Los Angeles-area mosque and the office of a U.S. congressman. Earl Krugel admitted his guilt in a plea deal after his co-defendant, Jewish Defense League chief Irv Rubin, died in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial in 2002. Krugel, 62, admitted to conspiracy and weapons violations stemming from a plot to bomb the Los Angeles office...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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