Friday, March 22, 2013

A.M. Links: Federal Cybersurveillance Expands to Private-Sector Employees, Pentagon Delaying Furloughs, NRA Challenging New York Gun Control Law in Court

A.M. Links: Federal Cybersurveillance Expands to Private-Sector Employees, Pentagon Delaying Furloughs, NRA Challenging New York Gun Control Law in Court:
  • asking for itAn executive order by President Obama
    expands
    the federal government’s cybersurveillance program
    aimed at defense contractors to include private sector employees at
    big banks, utilities and some transportation companies.
  • The Defense Department is
    delaying
    furloughs for some employees for at least two weeks
    after Congress agreed to send more money.
  • The NRA is
    challenging
    the constitutionality of New York’s recent gun
    control law in federal court.
  • The Department of Justice
    says
    up to two-thirds of hate crimes go unreported.
  • A federal lawsuit seeks to
    prevent
    Arizona from denying driver’s licenses to illegal
    immigrants.
  • Russia says
    nyet
    to Cyprus’ request for a bailout.
  • Nicolas Sarkozy will be
    formally
    investigated for his campaign fundraising
    activities.
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