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CFPHR letter to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce concerning the pretexting and the privacy of telephone records

CFPHR letter to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce concerning the pretexting and the privacy of telephone records. September 28, 2006

Impact on Privacy in the United States (International Commission of Jurists Eminent Jurists Panel on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights)

Impact on Privacy in the United States (International Commission of Jurists Eminent Jurists Panel on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights) September 8, 2006

CFPHR letter to Senator Majority Leader Bill Frist demanding action on the Coburn-Obama bill S.2590 to promote Federal funding accountability and transparency

CFPHR letter to Senator Majority Leader Bill Frist demanding action on the Coburn-Obama bill S.2590 to promote Federal funding accountability and transparency. September 6, 2006 An Open Letter to Majority Leader Frist: Bring S. 2590 to the Floor for a Vote! Dear Majority Leader Frist: On behalf of the millions of taxpaying citizens represented by […]

CFPHR Comments to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Regulatory Identification Number (R1N) 1506-AA86 and Docket No. R-1258 concerning the Threshold for the Requirement to Collect, Retain, and Transmit Information on Funds Transfers and Transmittals of Funds

Click Here to open PDF: CFPHR Comments to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Regulatory Identification Number (R1N) 1506-AA86 and Docket No. R-1258 concerning the Threshold for the Requirement to Collect, Retain, and Transmit Information on Funds Transfers and Transmittals of Funds August 21, 2006. Wire Transfer CFPHR Comments August 21,2006 RobertW.Werner, Director regcomments@fincen.treas.gov […]

Jansen quoted in CNNMoney.com Banks file Suspicious Activity Reports on their consumers

Jansen quoted in CNNMoney.com (Banks file Suspicious Activity Reports on their consumers) [Critics] say that’s because SARs have little impact in stopping terrorism.¬† Bradley Jansen, director at the Center for Financial Privacy and Human Rights, said SARs would have been unable to track the 9/11 terrorists because their financial transactions weren’t particularly suspicious or out […]

Report on FOIA’s 40th Anniversary, Agencies Respond to the President’s Call for Improved Disclosure of Information

FOIA’s 40th Anniversary: Agencies Respond to the President’s Call for Improved Disclosure of Information FOIA’s 40th Anniversary Agencies Respond to the President’s Call for Improved Disclosure of Information July 4, 2006 A Report Prepared by OpenTheGovernment.org in collaboration with American Association of Law Libraries Center for American Progress Center for Financial Privacy and Human Rights […]

Jansen quoted in USA Today, (Watch out: Your mutual fund could report transactions of $5,000 or more)

Jansen quoted in USA Today, (Watch out: Your mutual fund could report transactions of $5,000 or more) Immigrants, who may not trust the banking system and who pay by cash rather than check or plastic for autos or homes, could be disproportionately hurt by the rules, says J. Bradley Jansen, director of the Center for […]

CFPHR Comments to the Federal Communications Commission on the petition for Rulemaking to Enhance Security and Authentication Standards for Access to Consumer Proprietary Network Information (CC Docket No. 96-115)

CFPHR Comments to the Federal Communications Commission on the petition for Rulemaking to Enhance Security and Authentication Standards for Access to Consumer Proprietary Network Information (CC Docket No. 96-115) April 14, 2006.

Jansen quoted in The Washington Times, (Freezing nuns a result of Patriot Act move)

Jansen quoted in The Washington Times, (Freezing nuns a result of Patriot Act move) “This law [USA PATRIOT Act] is causing so many problems without any demonstrable successes,” said J. Bradley Jansen, director of the Center for Financial Privacy and Human Rights, part of the Liberty and Privacy Network in the District. “The Banking Secrecy […]

Bert Ely, CFPHR guest contributor, FDIC’s Account-Linking Proposal Threatens Financial Privacy

Bert Ely, CFPHR guest contributor, FDIC’s Account-Linking Proposal Threatens Financial Privacy (Large-Bank Deposit Insurance Determination Proposal – RIN 3064-AC98) March 13, 2006. FDIC Federal Register Citations From: Bert Ely [mailto:bert@ely-co.com] Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 7:13 AM To: Comments Subject: Large-Bank Deposit Insurance Determination Proposal – RIN 3064-AC98 To all concerned: In addition to being […]