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Do you have a corporate strategy for data integrity? Dec. 13, 2005: Vol. 1, Issue No. 55 IN THE NEWS FBI's customer-data use backed The Justice Dept. defended the tactic, used in spy and terror cases, which compels firms to comply. WASHINGTON - The Justice Department issued a broad defense yesterday of an investigative tool the FBI uses to compel businesses to turn over customer information without a court order or grand jury subpoena. --Mark Sherman, Associated Press, Nov. 30, 2005 Handing over confidential customer data to the FBI is the equivalent of giving the keys of a B-1B Stealth Bomber

The 800-pound gorilla no one talks about Sept. 20, 2005, Vol. 1, Issue #32 IN THE NEWS BEIJING--Visiting the Chinese capital for the first time since 1996 is a startling experience. Nothing you've read can prepare you for the overwhelming physical reality of China's explosive growth, its leap from the bicycle age to the age of Audis, cell phones, and a middle-class passion for fashion. Wander through Beijing's glitziest malls and watch crowds of young Chinese chatting on cell phones, roaming in and out of Nine West, Mr. Klein, Givenchy, Rolex watch stores, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, or the local Cineplex, and you realize

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