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Court Schedules Arguments on FMCSA's New Hours of Service Rule on March 15, 2013
Clark Ervin on National Security’s Business Impacts
Gene Grabowski on American Airlines' Brand Challenges
Doing Business In Canada
Pacific Northwest Positioned to Be Hub for Great Sustainable Transportation Economy
What is the state of Anti-Piracy Efforts and Armed Guards on Vessels?
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Madlyn Primoff - Industries Facing Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy: A Cyclical Business
Google real estate director John Igoe - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
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Did you think flying robots were only creatures of science fiction movies? Silly you. Your neighbor can buy one from any number of dealers and online sources, and next thing you know, cameras could be flying over your...more
The House Subcommittee on Transportation Security is holding an oversight hearing this week, "TSA's Recent Scanner Shuffle: Real Strategy or Wasteful Smokescreen?" The hearing announcement follows a decision by the TSA to...more
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In December of last year, Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee introduced to Congress the Stop TSA’s Reach in Policy Act, or the STRIP Act. The proposed legislation would prohibit any Transportation Security Administration...more
The alleged strip search of an 85-year-old grandmother by a Transportation Security Administration officer has prompted the introduction of a bill to deprive TSA employees of their rank and uniform.
The elderly victim,...more
EPIC Urges Court to End DHS Delay in Seeking Public Input on Airport Body Scanners
EPIC filed papers in federal court today seeking to enforce an order that requires the Department of Homeland Security to detail the...more
EPIC Urges Court to Order Release of 2,000 Airport Body Scanner Images
EPIC asked a federal court in Washington, DC to reconsider its earlier decision allowing the Department of Homeland Security to keep secret 2,000...more
Senate Amendment Could End "Digital Strip Searches"
Senator Udall (D-NM) has introduced a Senate Amendment 51 that would require the Transportation Security Administration to install "Automatic Target Recognition" software...more
Court Grants Government Motion in EPIC Body Scanner FOIA Lawsuit
A federal district court has granted the Department of Homeland Security's motion to conclude one of EPIC's Freedom of Information Act lawsuits. EPIC was...more
EPIC Files Brief in Airport Body Scanner Case
EPIC has filed its reply brief in the suit to suspend the Department of Homeland Security's controversial airport body scanner program. The brief argues that "the TSA has acted...more
The Department of Transportation plans to make rear-view cameras standard for all vehicles by 2014 to prevent children being backed over. Each year, hundreds of children are hospitalized after being hit by cars backing up,...more
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed requiring backup cameras on all new vehicles by 2014 to prevent drivers from backing over pedestrians.
This is going to cost automakers (and auto buyers) more...more
EPIC is making available to the public today the report EPIC prepared in January 2010, following the release of documents from the DHS in an open government lawsuit. The analysis, based on the internal records obtained from...more
EPIC Files FOIA Suit to Force Disclosure of Body Scanner Radiation Risks
EPIC has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security, seeking records concerning radiation emissions and...more
In Opening Brief, EPIC Urges Federal Appeals Court to Suspend Airport Body Scanner Program
EPIC has filed the opening brief in EPIC v. DHS, No, 10-1157, a case that challenges the unilateral decision of the TSA to make...more
"Rely on TDS" is the quarterly newsletter by the Manitoba, Canada based law firm, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP. The newsletter is a collection of articles from a variety of subject matters targeted to the business...more
EPIC Urges Massachusetts High Court to Protect Drivers From Warrantless Tracking by Law Enforcement, Warns of "Pervasive Mass Surveillance"
Today, EPIC filed a "friend of the court" brief in the Massachusetts Supreme...more
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