Attackers are exploiting a new and unpatched vulnerability in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 that allows them to execute code with higher privileges than they have access to. The vulnerability is located in NDProxy.sys, "a system-provided...Show More Summary
Story here. To translate from the legalese: The trial court refused to dismiss the suit, seeking records, brought by Issa's committee. Holder's attorneys had objected on grounds of Executive Privilege, which traditionally shields documents giving advice rather than revealing facts....
Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of Acumen Fund Jocelyn Wyatt, co–lead and executive director of Ideo.org Novogratz: The privilege for me has been to see Jocelyn going from being a fellow, or an intern, at Acumen to creating anShow More Summary
It didn’t always feel that way, but Marissa Mayer had a pretty blessedly smooth first year as CEO of. There were some PR hiccups, yes, notably when the former executive rescinded work-from-home privileges for Yahoo employees. But on matters of substance, Mayer was able to operate with a free hand, backed by a supportive [...]
The lawless regime of Barack Obama is becoming well documented. First we had the invocation of executive privilege with Fast & Furious when congressional inquiry got a little to close to the truth. We have the refusal to even question the eyewitness’s at Benghazi, or even conduct on honest review of the sequence of events. […]
When you’re privileged to be an Executive in Residence at a Silicon Valley incubator like I am, you enjoy exposure to many interesting ideas and thought-provoking perspectives.
The Associated Press ignored significant context about the role of organized labor in its report on the comeback of Hostess brands and the iconic Twinkie snack. The article privileged attacks from executives claiming unions were to blame...Show More Summary
http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/06/11/2956328/house-budget-would-cut-1-... I would like the NC General Assembly to reconsider the proposed elimination of the NC Child Fatality Task Force. I privileged to be the Executive Director of the Task Force in 1996. Show More Summary
Isn’t it ironic that President Obama, having acquired the highest office in the land by agitating — all his political life — against privilege and discrimination, is now systematically wielding his executive power lawlessly to favorShow More Summary
Via Ed Driscoll comes something I hadn’t considered: Susan Rice as National Security Advisor means that Barack Obama thinks that he can claim executive privilege to keep her from testifying. A Google News search on ["Susan Rice" "executive privilege"] (typed exactly as indicated between brackets) returns two stories. Show More Summary
A Google News search on ["Susan Rice" "executive privilege"] (typed exactly as indicated between brackets) returns two stories. The main one is at Fox News, where K.T. McFarland pointed out that President Obama, now that he has appointed...Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal op-ed: A Message for the Class of 2013, by Rob LaZebnik (Executive Producer, The Simpsons): Dear Graduates: You're pampered, privileged and oversexed—but at least your employment prospects are dim. [College was] a well-deserved break after the exhausting race to get here. You've spent four years percolating in...
The Obama Administration got people killed with Fast and Furious and it was covered up with executive privilege. It also looks like Americans died in Libya because the Obama Administration didn’t take the most basic precautions to keep them alive. Show More Summary
It's the executive's privilege, you see.
Official Author Website Order the book HERERead the first seven chapters HERERead Civilian Reader’s review of Executive Privilege Read Fantasy Book Critic’s review of Supreme JusticeRead Fantasy Book Critic's review of Capitol MurderRead...Show More Summary
Noteworthy new reports from the Congressional Research Service that have not been made readily available to the public include the following (all pdf). “Africa Command: U.S. Strategic Interests and the Role of the U.S. Military in Africa,” updated March 10, 2008. “High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) and High Power Microwave (HPM) Devices: Threat Assessments,” updated [...]Show More Summary
At a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing today, witnesses discussed the feasibility and advisability of legislating reforms to the state secrets privilege. The state secrets privilege has been used by the executive branch to block discovery in civil litigation when the government believes that there is an unacceptable risk of disclosure of sensitive national security secrets. [...]Show More Summary
When the government asserts the state secrets privilege in the course of litigation, the judiciary must independently evaluate the purported secret that is at issue and should not simply defer to the executive branch, several public interest groups argued in an amicus curiae brief (pdf) this week. The brief, to which the FAS Project on [...]Show More Summary
The government’s increasing use of the “state secrets privilege” to resist civil litigation on national security matters has often been met by courts with uncritical, even abject deference to the executive agencies that invoke the privilege. But another, more assertive response is possible. “The state secrets privilege is absolute,” wrote Judge Royce C. Lamberth categorically [...]Show More Summary
Judge rules executive privilege protects "disclosure of proposed policies" pre-adoption.